Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies

An academic journal devoted to advancing the knowledge and practice of leadership education in both business and academic settings. Examines leadership and organizational functionality in civic, grassroots, corporate, nonprofit/philanthropic, educational,

Articles from Vol. 17, No. 1, February

A New Look at Humility: Exploring the Humility Concept and Its Role in Socialized Charismatic Leadership
Abstract This theoretical piece advances humility's role in socialized charismatic leadership by considering humility's impact on the behaviors and effectiveness of this type of leadership. First, the authors propose humility as an important but...
Appalachian Women Leaders: Products of Culture and Life Events
Abstract This study explores the effects of cultural expectations and critical life events on women's leadership influence in Appalachia, a unique subculture of the United States. Using a sample of 347 female MBA students, the researchers examined...
Emotional Intelligence and Transformational and Transactional Leadership: A Meta-Analysis
Abstract The purpose of this study is to evaluate claims that emotional intelligence is significantly related to transformational and other leadership behaviors. Results (based on 62 independent samples) indicated a validity estimate of .59 when...
Higher Education Leadership Competencies: Quantitatively Refining a Qualitative Model
Abstract This article highlights exploratory research in which a qualitative higher education leadership competencies model is refined through quantitative methods. Three groups of higher education leaders identify important competencies necessary...
Leadership and Organizational Culture Transformation in Professional Sport
Abstract Organizational culture has long been recognized as a critical component that can facilitate high performance in business (Balthazard, Cooke, & Potter, 2006). The purpose of this qualitative study was to examine the phenomena of organizational...
Leadership Development in the United Arab Emirates: The Transformational Learning Experiences of Women
Abstract To consider designing future efforts toward developing leadership programs for women in the United Arab Emirates, it is important to understand how these women learn and develop. Transformational learning theory provided a valuable theoretical...
Neo-Charismatic Leadership and the Fate of Mergers and Acquisitions: An Institutional Model of CEO Leadership
Abstract CEOs face complex situational demands at each phase of the merger process. We offer an institutional perspective on how pre-merger and post-merger objectives and demands translate into CEO leadership role requirements. By illustrating how...
The Feedback-Seeking Personality: Big Five and Feedback-Seeking Behavior
Abstract This study examined the influence of the Big Five domains of personality on six combinations of feedback-seeking behavior. A survey was completed by 130 full-time employees and showed the following results: Neuroticism increased indirect...