LEADERSHIP: Research and Practice

Series Editors: Georgia Sorenson, Ronald E. Riggio

The Psychology Press/Routledge LEADERSHIP: Research and Practice Series is a new series in collaboration with the James MacGregor Burns Academy of Leadership. The 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 Management, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Organizational Behavior, Law , Political Science and Military Psychology.

Please send all book proposals to the series editors or Lauren Verity (lauren.verity@taylorandfrancis.com).

  • Teaching Leadership

    An Integrative Approach

    By Barbara C. Crosby

    Teaching Leadership outlines a comprehensive framework for fostering integrative leadership 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…

    Paperback – 2016-06-14 
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    LEADERSHIP: Research and Practice

  • The Global Hillary

    Edited by Dinesh Sharma

    The Global Hillary examines Hillary Clinton’s image as a public figure and political leader around the world. Through historical comparisons and up-to-date analysis of her political career, essays in this collection provide insight into Clinton’s leadership style and examine the implications of her…

    Paperback – 2016-01-31 
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  • Applied Leadership Development

    Nine Elements of Leadership Mastery

    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 – 2015-09-08 
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  • The Future of Leadership

    Leveraging Influence in an Age of Hyper-Change

    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 – 2015-07-26
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  • Presidential Leadership and African Americans

    "An American Dilemma" from Slavery to the White House

    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 – 2015-03-31
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  • Leadership and Coherence

    A Cognitive Approach

    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 – 2014-07-21
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    LEADERSHIP: Research and Practice

  • Building Tomorrow's Leaders Today

    On Becoming a Polymath Leader

    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 – 2013-12-10
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  • The Global Obama

    Crossroads of Leadership in the 21st Century

    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 – 2013-12-02
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  • Leader Interpersonal and Influence Skills

    The Soft Skills of Leadership

    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 – 2013-11-10
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    LEADERSHIP: Research and Practice

  • Women as Political Leaders

    Studies in Gender and Governing

    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 – 2013-03-11
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  • Heroic Leadership

    An Influence Taxonomy of 100 Exceptional Individuals

    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 – 2013-03-07
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  • Becoming a Trustworthy Leader

    Psychology and Practice

    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 – 2012-12-16
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  • Snapshots of Great Leadership

    By Jon P. Howell

    This is a great book describing leaders (both good and bad) who either have accomplished amazing feats or who brought destruction or death to scores of people. Although the goals of these individuals were often quite different, the leadership processes they used were frequently similar. …

    Paperback – 2012-08-05
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  • Exploring Distance in Leader-Follower Relationships

    When Near is Far and Far is Near

    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…

    Hardback – 2012-07-25
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