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An interview with United States Senator Paul S. Sarbanes

An interview with United States Senator Paul S. Sarbanes Nance Lucas Senator Paul Spyros Sarbanes is the senior Democrat on the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee. He was chairman of the committee when Sarbanes-Oxley was enacted. Senator Sarbanes is the longest-serving U.S. senator in Maryland history, having won his fifth term in 2000. […]

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Gender differences in social and emotional skills and charismatic leadership

Gender differences in social and emotional skills and charismatic leadership Kevin S. Groves The relationships among leader gender, social and emotional skills, and charismatic leadership were examined from a dataset of 108 senior leaders and 325 of their direct followers in numerous organizations, including universities, government agencies, and for-profit companies. Results showed that female leaders […]

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a theoretical model and hypotheses

Responsible leadership for performance: a theoretical model and hypotheses Susan A. Lynham Literature on leadership indicates an absence of general integrative theory. Much of existing theory focuses on effective leadership, and on leadership processes, at the individual group, or organizational level. Little emphasis is placed on whole system effect, and less on concerns for both […]

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Who are the spellbinders? Identifying personal attributes of charismatic leaders

Who are the spellbinders? Identifying personal attributes of charismatic leaders Dongil Jung While much is known about what charismatic leaders do, where they emerge, and what their followers’ reactions are, relatively little systematic empirical research has been conducted to assess who charismatic leaders are, and how we differentiate charismatic from noncharismatic leaders. To address this […]

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Can leaders step outside of the gender box? An examination of leadership and gender role stereotypes

Can leaders step outside of the gender box? An examination of leadership and gender role stereotypes Andrew Embry This study examined gender stereotypes for leaders using a more indirect method than is typical in stereotype research. Rather than reveal the leader’s gender, this study used vignettes in which the leader’s gender was unknown. Consistent with […]

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when should self-leadership be encouraged?

Toward a contingency model of leadership and psychological empowerment: when should self-leadership be encouraged? Jeffery D. Houghton In this paper, we develop and present a contingency model of leadership and psychological empowerment that specifies the circumstances and situations under which follower self-leadership should be encouraged. The model suggests that certain key contingency factors, including follower […]

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Heroes or villains? Corruption and the charismatic leader

Heroes or villains? Corruption and the charismatic leader Katherine A. DeCelles We extend current research about corporate corruption and charismatic leadership by developing a multidimensional model involving stakeholder pressures, environmental factors, charismatic leaders’, and their followers. Specifically, we propose that stakeholder pressures place strong demands” on leaders of organizations, increasing the motive for, and likelihood […]

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A motivational theory of charismatic leadership: envisioning, empathy, and empowerment

A motivational theory of charismatic leadership: envisioning, empathy, and empowerment Jaepil Choi The motivational effects of charismatic leadership are examined in greater detail. Charismatic leadership is assumed to have three core components.” envisioning, empathy, and empowerment. A charismatic leader’s envisioning behavior influences followers’ need for achievement, and the leader’s empathic behavior stimulates followers’ need for […]

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role of parental attachment style and parental psychological control

Charismatic leadership development: role of parental attachment style and parental psychological control Annette Towler Despite the importance of charismatic leadership on individual and organizational outcomes, there has been little research examining the development of charismatic leaders. This study investigated the relationship between parental attachment style, parental psychological control and emergent adults’ displays of charismatic leadership. […]

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Motivation and transactional, charismatic, and transformational leadership: a test of antecedents

Motivation and transactional, charismatic, and transformational leadership: a test of antecedents John E. Barbuto, Jr. Relationships between leaders’ motivation and their use of charismatic, transactional, and / or transformational leadership were examined in this study. One hundred eighty-six leaders and 759 direct reports from a variety of organizations were sampled. Leaders were administered the Motivation […]