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. 1, Summer

A Hierarchical Taxonomy of Leadership Behavior: Integrating a Half Century of Behavior Research
A major problem in leadership research and theory has been lack of agreement about which behavior categories are relevant and meaningful. It is difficult to integrate findings from five decades of research unless the many diverse leadership behaviors...
Encouraging Knowledge Sharing: The Role of Organizational Reward Systems
This article examines the role of monetary rewards in encouraging knowledge sharing in organizations through four mechanisms of knowledge sharing. We argue that the system of contributing knowledge to databases is the most amenable to rewards contingent...
Individualized Leadership
In this article, we describe Individualized Leadership. The development, overview, and extensions of individualized leadership are presented. In particular, we focus on the one-to-one relationship between a superior and a specific subordinate, involving...
Launching the New Version of JLOS
With this volume, like the times we now live in, the Journal has undergone dramatic change. Not only has the title expanded to include "Organizational" as well as "Leadership Studies" to recognize the more comprehensive offerings of the Journal...
Organizational and Leadership Virtues and the Role of Forgiveness
The investigation of virtues in organizational life has been neglected. Systematic studies of the development and demonstration of virtue have been all but absent in the organizational sciences. This article highlights the potential impact of virtues...
Social Effectiveness in Organizations: Construct Validity and Research Directions
Social dynamics of interpersonal and group processes has been an active area of investigation in the organizational sciences for many years, as have the social effectiveness competencies that facilitate such process dynamics. In recent years, we...
The Effect of Goal Conflict on Performance *
The authors investigated the motivational effects of goal conflict in a complex goal performance setting. Goal conflict was found to have an indirect influence on performance through its relationship with goal commitment. Goal conflict was negatively...
The Essence of Strategic Leadership: Managing Human and Social Capital
A new type of strategic leadership is required to help firms successfully navigate the dynamic and uncertain environment in which they compete today. The strategic leadership needed in 21st century firms is involved with building company resources...