Preface PART I: INTRODUCTION 1. Introduction: Leaders Matter PART II: TRAITS AND CHARACTERISTICS OF LEADERS 2. How Personality Traits Influence Leader Emergence and Performance 3. Cognitive Intelligence, Complex Task Performance, and Decision-Making 4. How Emotional Intelligence, Skills and Competencies Increase Leader Effectiveness PART III: ADAPTIVE LEADERSHIP APPROACHES 5. The Behavioral Approach to Leadership; Women and Leadership 6. Situational and Path-Goal Models of Leadership 7. Leader-Member Exchange and One-on-One Relationships PART IV: HOW LEADERS MOTIVATE THEMSELVES AND OTHERS 8. The Importance of Affect and Emotions to Leadership 9. Self-Leadership, Empowerment, Shared/Distributed Leadership, and Teams 10. Authentic Leadership Theory, Positive Organizational Scholarship, and Servant Leadership 11. Identity Processes: Individual, Relational, Social, Organizational, and Cultural 12. Authority, Power, and Persuasion 13. Charisma, Rhetoric, and Impression Management 14. Transactional Leadership and Goal-Setting 15. Transformational Leadership, Change, and Sensemaking Perspectives
Ronald H. Humphrey is a professor in the Department of Management at Virginia Commonwealth University. His research interests include leadership, entrepreneurship, customer service, emotions in the workplace, empathy, emotional labor, emotional intelligence, person perception, identity theory, labeling theory, attribution theory, collective efficacy, careers, project management, assessment centers, job characteristics, and other topics. He is on the editorial board of The Leadership Quarterly, where he edited a special issue on emotions and leadership. Professor Humphrey was one of the founding members of the Network of Leadership Scholars (also known as LDRNET) and was co-program chair for the Professional Development Workshops organized by the Network at Academy of Management Conferences. He has published in a range of journals, including the Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Perspectives, American Sociological Review, Research in Organizational Behavior, Leadership Quarterly, Social Psychology Quarterly, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Human Relations, and Organization Science.
"[This text] provides what is missing from most leadership texts. It is a cognitive, behavioral, and affective foundation for leadership practice that has been sorely lacking in the leadership literature."-- Anthony Andenoro