Leadership and neurosciences: Plausible talks?

Bayma de Oliveira Fatima, de Souza Sant rsquo Anna Anderson, Martins Diniz Daniela, Moreira de Carvalho Neto Ant ocirc nio
2015 African Journal of Business Management  
This paper aims to analyze the perceptions of professionals from psychiatry, psychoanalysis, and psychology vis-à-vis the perspectives of specialists from the area of organizational studies on neuroscience and their implications on the Leadership construct, and to identify the contributions and constraints arising from the connections between both. A qualitative survey was carried out in the form of in-depth interviews with 18 Brazilian individuals belonging to the groups mentioned above. The
more » ... rvey indicated that neuroscience in Brazil might be characterized as an emerging field in its early stages of development. More significant contributions from neuroscience were reported by the members of the group involved with health care when compared to the group of specialists on organizational studies. The data also suggested that the ethical principles pertaining to the use of neuroscience within the context of organizations requires further discussion.
doi:10.5897/ajbm2015.7845 fatcat:jard2hx4s5d2rjezqa7xswh7fa