In 2011 MBA students at New Zealand’s Massey University became the first in the country to have their mental toughness evaluated as part of their programme. The university drew on work by American psychologist Martin Seligman, whose research showed greater success rates for people with an "optimistic explanatory style". As part of this new component…

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9.4.6 Develop management/leadership competencies
9.4.7 Develop team competencies
9.2.3 Define work competencies

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