Regrettably, research in this area is also unclear. In relational behaviors, Walter and Scheibe found no discernible pattern of results. Age seems to be unrelated to friendliness, treating people as equals, delegating, and being considerate toward others. One study (Shore et al., 2003) found that older workers were more satisfied with older leaders, but younger workers weren’t. … [Read more...] about Leadership: Does Age Matter?
The sequence of incidents that have ostensibly upset an entire state includes multiple episodes of public vandalism and the assault of a police officer. These offenses are problematic and should be of concern. The attack on an unsuspecting police officer was particularly brazen and reprehensible. Yet such crimes are not unheard of and tend to occur throughout the course of a year without sustained public interest. On this occasion, the perpetrators shared a specific ethnic heritage, which often lends itself to pronouncing unconnected offenses as a ‘spree’, ‘spate’ or ‘crisis’. Moreover, the African ancestry of the perpetrators touched on another hot-button issue concurrently—immigration. … [Read more...] about Are African Youth Gangs in Australia a Real Threat?