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LEADERSHIP: Research and Practice

Series Editor: 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).

New and Published Books

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  1. Leadership and Coherence

    A Cognitive Approach

    By Nathan W. Harter

    Series: LEADERSHIP: Research and Practice

    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...

    Published July 21st 2014 by Routledge

  2. Building Tomorrow's Leaders Today

    On Becoming a Polymath Leader

    By Michael A. Genovese

    Series: LEADERSHIP: Research and Practice

    If we are to build tomorrow’s leaders, today, it would help if we knew what skills, temperaments, and specific competencies will be valuable as we face future needs. What will tomorrow look like? What key factors are we likely to confront tomorrow? If the past is prelude, the world of tomorrow will...

    Published December 10th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Global Obama

    Crossroads of Leadership in the 21st Century

    Edited by Dinesh Sharma, Uwe P. Gielen

    Series: LEADERSHIP: Research and Practice

    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...

    Published December 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  4. Leader Interpersonal and Influence Skills

    The Soft Skills of Leadership

    Edited by Ronald E. Riggio, Sherylle J. Tan

    Series: LEADERSHIP: Research and Practice

    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...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Women as Political Leaders

    Studies in Gender and Governing

    Edited by Michael A. Genovese, Janie S. Steckenrider

    Series: LEADERSHIP: Research and Practice

    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...

    Published March 11th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Heroic Leadership

    An Influence Taxonomy of 100 Exceptional Individuals

    By Scott T. Allison, George R. Goethals

    Series: LEADERSHIP: Research and Practice

    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...

    Published March 7th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Becoming a Trustworthy Leader

    Psychology and Practice

    By Aneil K. Mishra, Karen E. Mishra

    Series: LEADERSHIP: Research and Practice

    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...

    Published December 16th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Snapshots of Great Leadership

    By Jon P. Howell

    Series: LEADERSHIP: Research and Practice

    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. ...

    Published August 5th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Exploring Distance in Leader-Follower Relationships

    When Near is Far and Far is Near

    Edited by Michelle C. Bligh, Ronald E. Riggio

    Series: LEADERSHIP: Research and Practice

    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...

    Published July 25th 2012 by Routledge

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