Responsible

Prof. Dr. Tabea Scheel

Tel.:
+49 461 805 2645
tabea.scheel-PleaseRemoveIncludingDashes-@uni-flensburg.de
Gebäude Madrid - MAD 228

Duration

01/01/2018 - 12/31/2021

Project members

Prof. Dr. Tabea Scheel

Tel.:
+49 461 805 2645
tabea.scheel-PleaseRemoveIncludingDashes-@uni-flensburg.de
Gebäude Madrid - MAD 228

Partner

Effektivität von Führung ohne Humor in der Einsatzkommunikation der Feuerwehr

In extreme situations like fire fighting, leader’s humor can be detrimental to communication effectiveness. Based on reversal theory, we demonstrate that the absence of leaders' humor fosters communication clarity, and this increases effective communication in frontline practice / emergency settings.

Keywords

leader humor, communication effectiveness, clarity, extreme contexts, reversal theory