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Leadership: Research and Practice


About the Series

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 ([email protected]), Ron Riggio ([email protected]), or Christina Chronister ([email protected]).

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Leadership Across Boundaries A Passage to Aporia

Leadership Across Boundaries A Passage to Aporia

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Nathan Harter
November 30, 2020

Leadership Across Boundaries: A Passage to Aporia theorizes on leadership in an unprecedented manner by stepping outside of conventional leadership theory and importing into leadership studies the implications of certain innovations in the social sciences, such as pluralism, complexity theory, and ...

Becoming a Leader Nine Elements of Leadership Mastery

Becoming a Leader Nine Elements of Leadership Mastery

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Al Bolea, Leanne Atwater
September 23, 2020

By blending the real-world insights of business executive Al Bolea with tested research findings provided by leadership scholar Leanne Atwater, Becoming a Leader: Nine Elements of Leadership Mastery effectively bridges theory and practice to outline powerful leadership behaviors and teach readers ...

Inclusive Leadership Transforming Diverse Lives, Workplaces, and Societies

Inclusive Leadership Transforming Diverse Lives, Workplaces, and Societies

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Bernardo M. Ferdman, Jeanine Prime, Ronald E. Riggio
September 22, 2020

In a time of increasing divisiveness in politics and society there is a desperate need for leaders to bring people together and leverage the power of diversity and inclusion. Inclusive Leadership: Transforming Diverse Lives, Workplaces, and Societies provides leaders with guidance and hands-on ...

When Leaders Face Personal Crisis The Human Side of Leadership

When Leaders Face Personal Crisis The Human Side of Leadership

1st Edition

Gill Robinson Hickman, Laura E. Knouse
March 31, 2020

This book examines a relatively unexplored area of leadership research – personal aspects of leadership – by considering the impact of leaders navigating their own personal crises on their relationships with teams, peers, and supervisors. Through original research as well as an integrative review ...

Leadership and the Ethics of Influence

Leadership and the Ethics of Influence

1st Edition

Terry L. Price
March 12, 2020

How do leaders influence others? Although they sometimes appeal directly to good reasons, which we associate with rational persuasion, leaders also use guilt, pressure, flattery, bullying, and rewards and punishment—all to get the behaviors that they want. Even when leaders refrain from outright ...

Following Reason A Theory and Strategy for Rational Leadership

Following Reason A Theory and Strategy for Rational Leadership

1st Edition

Mark Manolopoulos
March 13, 2019

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 ...

Snapshots of Great Leadership

Snapshots of Great Leadership

2nd Edition

Jon P. Howell, Isaac Wanasika
October 04, 2018

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 ...

What’s Wrong With Leadership? Improving Leadership Research and Practice

What’s Wrong With Leadership? Improving Leadership Research and Practice

1st Edition

Ronald E. Riggio
September 17, 2018

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 ...

Women's Leadership Journeys Stories, Research, and Novel Perspectives

Women's Leadership Journeys Stories, Research, and Novel Perspectives

1st Edition

Sherylle J. Tan, Lisa DeFrank-Cole
July 19, 2018

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 ...

Exploring Distance in Leader-Follower Relationships When Near is Far and Far is Near

Exploring Distance in Leader-Follower Relationships When Near is Far and Far is Near

1st Edition

Michelle C. Bligh, Ronald E. Riggio
May 24, 2017

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 ...

College Student Leadership Development

College Student Leadership Development

1st Edition

Valerie I. Sessa
March 23, 2017

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 ...

Teaching Leadership An Integrative Approach

Teaching Leadership An Integrative Approach

1st Edition

Barbara C. Crosby
July 21, 2016

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. ...

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