Internal/Organizational

Transformational leadership climate: Performance linkages mechanisms and boundary conditions at the organizational level

Transformational leadership (TFL) climate describes the degree to which leaders throughout an organization engage in TFL behaviors.In this study we investigate performance linkages mechanisms and boundary conditions of TFL climate at the organizational level of analysis....

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Transformational leadership as a mediator between emotional intelligence and team outcomes

Using leadership theory we examined whether transformational leadership mediates the link between the emotional intelligence of team leaders and three outcomes as perceived by followers: leader effectiveness team effectiveness and service climate....

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Leadership behaviors and group creativity in Chinese organizations: The role of group processes

In seeking to understand the factors contributing to work group creativity in Chinese...

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Empathic emotion and leadership performance: An empirical analysis across 38 countries

The purpose of our research is to examine the relationship between subordinate ratings of a target-leader's empathic emotion and boss ratings of performance of that target-leader. Furthermore using hierarchical linearmodeling we assess whether the cultural background of the target-leader moderates this relationship....

The locus of leader character

Character is an indispensable component of leadership and its development and thus warrants future research focus....

The role of character in ethical leadership research

The study of character is a legitimate and essential topic for the analysis of leadership in organizations. We undertake three key objectives in this article to stimulate meaningful dialogue. First a brief historical overview of the extant body of literature on character is provided....

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Situational impacts on leader ethical decision-making

Leader ethical decision-making has received a great deal of attention in the academic literature....

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The effect of authentic transformational leadership on follower and group ethics

We propose a theoretical model to examine how authentic transformational leadership influences follower individual and group ethical decision making. We investigate how follower moral identity and moral emotions mediate the effect of authentic transformational leadership on follower authentic moral action....

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Wisdom displayed through leadership: Exploring leadership-related wisdom

Theoretical views of the role of wisdom in leadership have varied over time. While early leaders such as Christ and Confucius were perceived as wise and as great leaders effectiveness and efficiency in promoting organizational performance and profits has become the focus of scholarly discussions of leadership in recent times....

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A method for measuring destructive leadership and identifying types of destructive leaders in organizations

This study describes the development of a measure of the nature of destructive leadership in organizations. We then use scales developed from that measure in a cluster analysis to empirically derive a behavior-based taxonomy of destructive leaders. Data were obtained through a web-based survey that generated 707 respondents....

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