Leadership and Employee Well-Being

The saying “People join firms but leave managers” suggests a key role of leaders in motivating, caring and retaining employees. Yet, employee burnout, stress, and poor well-being are at an all-time high, which is not only problematic for employees but also costly for firms and society.

Leadership has been identified as an important workplace determinant of employee well-being. Our research focuses on the contingencies and mechanisms of the relationship between leadership behaviors and characteristics and well-being.