Internal/Organizational

How CEO empowering leadership shapes top management team processes: Implications for firm performance

This study examines how CEO empowering leadership shapes top management team (TMT) behavioral integration and potency thereby enhancing firm performance....

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Linking leader behavior and leadership consensus to team performance: Integrating direct consensus and dispersion models of group composition

We sought to establish whether mean level within-team assessments of a leader's transformational behavior and the extent of perceived variability (i.e. consensus) among team members’ ratings around this mean level are separate yet related indicators of leader quality....

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Under which conditions do middle managers exhibit transformational leadership behaviors? - An experience sampling method study on the predictors of transformational leadership behaviors

Transformational leadership has been widely researched and associated with followers' performance attitudes health and well-being. However less research has focused on the antecedents of transformational leadership behaviors....

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The influence of general mental ability self-esteem and family socioeconomic status on leadership role occupancy and leader advancement: The moderating role of gender

We examined the influence of general mental ability, self-esteem and family socioeconomic status on leadership role occupancy and leader advancement (defined as the increase in supervisory scope via the number of employees supervised), as well as the moderating role of gender in these relationships.  ...

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Impact of behavioral integrity on follower job performance: A three-study examination

Although a leader's integrity seems to be essential for effective leadership no empirical studies have examined the relationship between leader behavioral integrity (the consistency between words and actions) and follower job performance....

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Impact of spiritual leadership on unit performance

Issues regarding workplace spirituality have received increased attention in the organizational sciences. The implications of workplace spirituality for leadership theory research and practice make this a fast growing area of new research and inquiry by scholars....

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When confidence is detrimental: Influence of overconfidence on leadership effectiveness

Confident leaders are seen as competent and capable by others. However excessive amounts of confidence may be detrimental to a leader's performance. The purpose of the current study was to identify indicators of overconfidence and examine the influence that overconfidence has on certain kinds of leader performance....

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Leader character, ethos and virtue: Individual and collective considerations

We advance the discussion that each leader has a moral component that can be defined as character that is distinct from values personality and other similar constructs....

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Facing the situation: Testing a biosocial contingency model of leadership in intergroup relations using masculine and feminine faces

Using an evolutionary psychology framework we propose that leadership and followership are evolved traits to solve recurrent group coordination problems.We argue that adaptive problems such as those concerning intergroup conflict ...

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Communicating collaborative leadership

Collaborative or shared leadership has frequently been advocated as an alternative to vertical or top-down leadership. Building on the conceptual and theoretical aspects of collaborative leadership developed in previous research this study examined the specific communication behaviors and processes used to create collaborative leadership....

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