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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.

Ron Riggio is the Series Editor and Georgia Sorenson was a Founding Editor of the series.

Please send all book proposals to Ron Riggio ([email protected])

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Leader Interpersonal and Influence Skills The Soft Skills of Leadership

Leader Interpersonal and Influence Skills: The Soft Skills of Leadership

1st Edition

Edited By Ronald E. Riggio, Sherylle J. Tan
November 11, 2013

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 ...

Women as Political Leaders Studies in Gender and Governing

Women as Political Leaders: Studies in Gender and Governing

1st Edition

Edited By Michael A. Genovese, Janie S. Steckenrider
March 12, 2013

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...

Heroic Leadership An Influence Taxonomy of 100 Exceptional Individuals

Heroic Leadership: An Influence Taxonomy of 100 Exceptional Individuals

1st Edition

By Scott T. Allison, George R. Goethals
March 08, 2013

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 ...

Becoming a Trustworthy Leader Psychology and Practice

Becoming a Trustworthy Leader: Psychology and Practice

1st Edition

By Karen E. Mishra
December 17, 2012

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 ...

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