New research shows side hustles can boost full-time job performance

Monday, November 29, 2021

The study, co-authored by a University of Iowa professor, finds those engaging in gig work on the side such as Uber, Airbnb, or Etsy are likely to see a positive increase in performance at their full-time jobs.

How a side hustle can boost performance at your regular job

Monday, November 1, 2021

A new study shows that moonlighting lifts your mood—and your effectiveness from 9 to 5.

How to make informal leadership work

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Tippie's Jennifer Nahrgang and coauthors' research on strategies to help both formal managers and informal leaders reap the benefits of informal leadership while minimizing its negative side effects was recently summarized in Harvard Business Review. 

Nahrgang joins the Department of Management and Entrepreneurship

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Jennifer Nahrgang joined the Tippie College of Business from Arizona State University in 2020 as the Palmer Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship. Her research focuses on leadership processes and leadership development, team dynamics and effectiveness, employee voice and engagement, and the future world of work. She currently serves as associate editor for Personnel Psychology.

The burdens of informal leadership

Friday, May 14, 2021

Ambitious employees in informal leadership roles can get burned out when they don’t receive support from their bosses, according to new research from the University at Buffalo School of Management in collaboration with Tippie's Jennifer Nahrgang.

How core team members affect team performance

Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Modern workplaces increasingly use crew-based teams—groups of individuals who fill different roles and are brought together to complete a task. However, a new study from the Tippie College of Business suggests that experience with the core member of the team—or the team member that is more central to the workflow—is critical for successful performance.

Why capable people are reluctant to lead

Thursday, December 17, 2020

All too often, promising employees fail to step up when leadership opportunities arise. What is it that holds so many people back? The authors describe new research that sheds light on three of the most common perceived risks that are associated with leadership: the risk to your interpersonal relationships, the risk to your image, and the risk of being blamed for failure.

Make your side hustle work

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

We live in the era of the side hustle. Nearly 44 million U.S. workers are currently running a variety of side hustles ranging from driving for ride-sharing companies, renting out their houses, or selling handcrafts online. But how can you manage a side hustle in a way that brings maximum benefits without affecting your full-time job?