Leadership: Research and Practice

Series Editors:

The Leadership: Research and Practice Series includes both edited and authored volumes showcasing the latest leadership and behavioral research, as well as practical books based on the latest leadership theory with applications to Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Management, Organizational Behavior, Law, Political Science, and Military Psychology.

Please send all book proposals to Georgia Sorenson (gs546@cam.ac.uk), Ron Riggio (Ronald.Riggio@ClaremontMcKenna.edu), or Christina Chronister (christina.chronister@taylorandfrancis.com).

  • Following Reason: A Theory and Strategy for Rational Leadership book cover

    Following Reason

    A Theory and Strategy for Rational Leadership, 1st Edition

    By Mark Manolopoulos

    Throughout history, humanity has regularly followed anti-rational figures and forces: demagogic rulers, perverted deities, exploitative economic systems, and so on. Such leadership and followership have wrought all kinds of oppression and conflict. What if this pattern could be altered? What if…

    Paperback – 2019-03-11 
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    Leadership: Research and Practice

  • Snapshots of Great Leadership book cover

    Snapshots of Great Leadership

    2nd Edition

    By Jon P. Howell, Isaac Wanasika

    Snapshots of Great Leadership describes leaders who have either accomplished amazing feats or brought destruction. Although the goals of these individuals were often quite different, the leadership processes they used were frequently similar. The opening chapter explains the latest theories of…

    Paperback – 2018-10-04
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  • What’s Wrong With Leadership?: Improving Leadership Research and Practice book cover

    What’s Wrong With Leadership?

    Improving Leadership Research and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ronald E. Riggio

    Leadership practitioners and those who seek to develop leadership are concerned with whether they are using evidence-based best practices to develop leadership capacity in themselves and others. Are we indeed using best practices in the study, practice, and development of leadership? This book…

    Paperback – 2018-09-17
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    Leadership: Research and Practice

  • Women's Leadership Journeys: Stories, Research, and Novel Perspectives book cover

    Women's Leadership Journeys

    Stories, Research, and Novel Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sherylle J. Tan, Lisa DeFrank-Cole

    This volume brings together research from leading scholars with stories from women leaders in diverse sectors to provide insights from their leadership journeys. The book begins with personal stories of women’s leadership journeys by chief executive officers, a former U.S. ambassador, a college…

    Paperback – 2018-07-19
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  • Exploring Distance in Leader-Follower Relationships: When Near is Far and Far is Near book cover

    Exploring Distance in Leader-Follower Relationships

    When Near is Far and Far is Near, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michelle C. Bligh, Ronald E. Riggio

    Leaders face new challenges as they cope with changes in culture, technology and the workplace. In this edited volume, based on a conference at Claremont, scholars of leadership studies from three continents discuss the latest psychological research on interpersonal leader–follower relations. The…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
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  • College Student Leadership Development book cover

    College Student Leadership Development

    1st Edition

    By Valerie I. Sessa

    College Student Leadership Development introduces the idea that we all play a part in producing leadership and that learning how to participate in the process of leadership is something that all college students need to learn as part of their college academic experience. Rather than approaching…

    Paperback – 2017-03-23
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  • Teaching Leadership: An Integrative Approach book cover

    Teaching Leadership

    An Integrative Approach, 1st Edition

    By Barbara C. Crosby

    Teaching Leadership provides guidance for leadership educators in a variety of organizational and community contexts and across academic disciplines. An experienced leadership educator, Crosby promotes an inclusive vision of leadership that recognizes the inherent leadership potential in everyone.…

    Paperback – 2016-07-21
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    Leadership: Research and Practice

  • The Global Hillary: Women's Political Leadership in Cultural Contexts book cover

    The Global Hillary

    Women's Political Leadership in Cultural Contexts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dinesh Sharma

    Is there a linkage between "smart power" and Hillary Clinton's leadership style? Can she advance American leadership and women's development worldwide? The Global Hillary addresses these questions and many others. Bringing together two key aspects of Clinton’s ongoing career—her advocacy for…

    Paperback – 2016-05-24
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  • Applied Leadership Development: Nine Elements of Leadership Mastery book cover

    Applied Leadership Development

    Nine Elements of Leadership Mastery, 1st Edition

    By Al Bolea, Leanne Atwater

    Intended for courses on leadership, practicing managers, consultants, and practitioners, this approachable guide teaches readers about how to become a leader. By blending the real-world insights of business executive Al Bolea with tested research findings provided by leadership scholar Leanne…

    Paperback – 2015-08-27
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  • The Future of Leadership: Leveraging Influence in an Age of Hyper-Change book cover

    The Future of Leadership

    Leveraging Influence in an Age of Hyper-Change, 1st Edition

    By Michael A Genovese

    The Future of Leadership considers how the rapid changes of today will affect the leaders of tomorrow. Renowned Leadership scholar Michael A. Genovese argues that one of the key challenges for future leaders will be to effectively and constructively manage the ‘hyper-change’ taking place both…

    Paperback – 2015-07-27
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  • Presidential Leadership and African Americans:

    Presidential Leadership and African Americans

    "An American Dilemma" from Slavery to the White House, 1st Edition

    By George R. Goethals

    Presidential Leadership and African Americans examines the leadership styles of eight American presidents and shows how the decisions made by each affected the lives and opportunities of the nation’s black citizens. Beginning with George Washington and concluding with the landmark election of…

    Paperback – 2015-04-01
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  • Leadership and Coherence: A Cognitive Approach book cover

    Leadership and Coherence

    A Cognitive Approach, 1st Edition

    By Nathan W. Harter

    Leadership and Coherence investigates how leaders justify their decisions, and how they bring about coherence amongst followers. Taking a cognitive approach, it builds on the work of Hannah Arendt to attempt a phenomenology of judgment, examining how the moral imperative experienced by leaders can…

    Paperback – 2014-07-22
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  • Building Tomorrow's Leaders Today: On Becoming a Polymath Leader book cover

    Building Tomorrow's Leaders Today

    On Becoming a Polymath Leader, 1st Edition

    By Michael A. Genovese

    This book focuses on leadership -- what it is, how it works, and how complex, multi-layered and multi-dimensional it is -- and how it will change in the years ahead. If we are to build tomorrow’s leaders today, we need to anticipate what skills, temperaments, and specific competencies will be…

    Paperback – 2013-12-11
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    Leadership: Research and Practice

  • The Global Obama: Crossroads of Leadership in the 21st Century book cover

    The Global Obama

    Crossroads of Leadership in the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dinesh Sharma, Uwe P. Gielen

    The Global Obama examines the president’s image in five continents and more than twenty countries. It is the first book to look at Barack Obama’s presidency and analyze how Obama and America are viewed by publics, governments, and political commentators around world. The author of Barack Obama in…

    Paperback – 2013-12-03
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  • Leader Interpersonal and Influence Skills: The Soft Skills of Leadership book cover

    Leader Interpersonal and Influence Skills

    The Soft Skills of Leadership, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ronald E. Riggio, Sherylle J. Tan

    This edited volume explores different models, conceptualizations, and measures of leader interpersonal and influence "soft skills" that are so necessary for effective leadership. These include the communication skills, persuasion skills, political savvy, and emotional abilities used by leaders to…

    Paperback – 2013-11-11
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  • Women as Political Leaders: Studies in Gender and Governing book cover

    Women as Political Leaders

    Studies in Gender and Governing, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael A. Genovese, Janie S. Steckenrider

    Over the past several years, the fields of Leadership Studies and of Women's Studies have grown tremendously.  This book, which is a series of case studies of women who have headed governments across the globe, will discuss the conditions and situations under which women rose to power and give…

    Paperback – 2013-03-12
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  • Heroic Leadership: An Influence Taxonomy of 100 Exceptional Individuals book cover

    Heroic Leadership

    An Influence Taxonomy of 100 Exceptional Individuals, 1st Edition

    By Scott T. Allison, George R. Goethals

    Heroic Leadership is a celebration of our greatest heroes, from legends such as Mahatma Gandhi to the legions of unsung heroes who transform our world quietly behind the scenes. The authors argue that all great heroes are also great leaders. The term ‘heroic leadership’ is coined to describe how…

    Paperback – 2013-03-08
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  • Becoming a Trustworthy Leader: Psychology and Practice book cover

    Becoming a Trustworthy Leader

    Psychology and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Aneil K. Mishra, Karen E. Mishra

    It's time to discover a new way for individuals to lead organizations and societies. Trust in a variety of institutions, including governmental and business, is at an all-time low. In order to strengthen society from its foundations, we need to rebuild trust.  Research shows that…

    Paperback – 2012-12-17
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    Leadership: Research and Practice