Hire for Humility – references

Below, you’ll find the references for our popular article Should you hire for humility.

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Humility and organizational success

Owens, B. P., & Hekman, D. R. (2013). Humility in teams: Collective humility and its impact on team growth climate and performance. In Academy of Management Proceedings (Vol. 2013, No. 1, p. 14272). Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510: Academy of Management.

Walters, K. N., & Diab, D. L. (2016). Humble leadership: Implications for psychological safety and follower engagement. Journal of Leadership Studies10(2), 7-18. 

Rego, A., Owens, B., Yam, K. C., Bluhm, D., Cunha, M. P. E., Silard, A., … & Liu, W. (2019). Leader humility and team performance: Exploring the mediating mechanisms of team PsyCap and task allocation effectiveness. Journal of Management45(3), 1009-1033.

Ou, A. Y., Waldman, D. A., & Peterson, S. J. (2018). Do humble CEOs matter? An examination of CEO humility and firm outcomes. Journal of Management44(3), 1147-1173.

Ou, A. Y., Tsui, A. S., Kinicki, A. J., Waldman, D. A., Xiao, Z., & Song, L. J. (2014). Humble chief executive officers’ connections to top management team integration and middle managers’ responses. Administrative Science Quarterly59(1), 34-72.

In text citations

Ashton, M. C., & Lee, K. (2007). Empirical, theoretical, and practical advantages of the HEXACO model of personality structure. Personality and social psychology review11(2), 150-166.

Luthans, F., & Youssef, C. M. (2007). Emerging positive organizational behavior. Journal of management33(3), 321-349.

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