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. 9, No. 2, Fall

A Conversation with C. Richard Panico: Leading an Ethically-Based Organization
Rich Panico began his professional career with Johnson & Johnson in Chicago in 1973. During his fifteen years there he was part of the operations group and held positions of increasing responsibility within the engineering and maintenance organizations....
A Framework Exploring the Effects of the Machiavellian Disposition on the Relationship between Motivation and Influence Tactics
The relationship between sources of motivation and influence tactics and the moderating effect of the Machiavellian disposition are explored in this review of the literature in the areas of influence tactics, Machiavellian personality, and human...
An Attempt at a Consentience regarding Formal Leadership
Given the importance of leadership in organizations, an attempt to integrate the many disparate concepts and constructs related to this topic is long overdue. With that goal in mind, an integrative framework was created that focuses on three distinct...
Chaos Theory and Leadership Studies: Exploring Uncharted Seas
Physical scientists have been forced to reevaluate much of what they thought they knew about the universe because of the discovery and emerging development of chaos theory. Similarly social scientists have begun an exploration of chaos that promises...
Cinderella Stories of Women Leaders: Connecting Leadership Contexts and Competencies
This paper illustrates central themes of the Cinderella fairy tale in the leadership of three contemporary women leaders, Ruth Simmons, Mary Kay, and Oprah Winfrey, who exercise their leadership in three different contexts, academia, business and...
Senior Leadership in Higher Education: An Outcomes Approach
This leadership development approach revolves around a set of competencies of highly effective senior leaders in higher education, developed in consultation with university presidents and vice presidents, former American Council on Education (ACE)...
Servant Leadership: Its Origin, Development, and Application in Organizations
This paper examines the philosophical foundation of servant leadership by extracting several value-laden principles drawn from Greenleaf's and Jesus Christ's delineation of the concept. The primary intent and self-concept of servant leaders are...
The Relationship of Perceived Leadership Behaviors to Organizational Efficacy
Although leadership is an endlessly debated topic, the influence of leadership on Organizational Efficacy has not been analyzed. Organizational Efficacy, has been shown to vary among organizations (Bohn, 2001, 2002). A question we pose is why Organizational...