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The SAGE Encyclopedia of Leadership Studies

The SAGE Encyclopedia of Leadership Studies

Two Volume Set
Edited by:
  • George R. Goethals - Jepson School of Leadership Studies, University of Richmond, Amherst College, USA, Williams College, USA, University of Massachusetts - Amherst, USA, University of California Santa Barbara, USA, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, University of Virginia, USA, Princeton University, USA
  • Scott T. Allison - University of Richmond, USA
  • Georgia J. Sorenson - The University of Cambridge, UK, University of Maryland, Baltimore, USA

February 2023 | 1 120 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Leadership Studies is a multi-disciplinary academic exploration of the various aspects of how people get along, and how together they get things done. The fields that contribute to leadership studies include history, political science, psychology, anthropology, sociology, philosophy, literature, and behavioral economics. Leadership Studies is also about the ethical dimensions of human behavior. The discipline considers what leadership has been in the past (the historical view), what leadership actually looks like in the present (principally from the perspectives of the behavioral sciences and political science), and what leadership should be (the ethical perspective). The SAGE Encyclopedia of Leadership Studies will present both key concepts and research illuminating leadership and many of the most important events in human history that reveal the nuances of leadership, good and bad. Entries will include topics such as power, charisma, identity, persuasion, personality, social intelligence, gender, justice, unconscious conceptions of leadership, leader-follower relationships, and moral transformation.

George R. Goethals

George R. (Al) Goethals, Ph.D., is E. Claiborne Robins Distinguished Professor in Leadership Studies at the University Richmond’s Jepson School of Leadership Studies. Trained as a social psychologist, Goethals has been a key figure in the development of leadership studies. In addition to publishing SAGE’s Encyclopedia of Leadership with Georgia Sorenson and James MacGregor Burns in the early 2000s, he has written, co-written, or co-edited a number of books and scholarly articles on the topic, including: The Romance of Heroes and Heroic Leadership (Emerald, 2019); Realignment, Region, and Race: Presidential Leadership and Social Identity ... More About Author

Scott Townsend Allison

Scott T. Allison is Professor Emeritus of Psychology at the University of Richmond where he has published many books and articles on prosocial behavior, heroism, and heroic leadership. He has co-authored articles and chapters with over 30 of his current and former students. His books include The Romance of Heroism and Heroic Leadership (Emerald, 2019), Heroic Transformation (Palsgrove, 2019), Heroism and Wellbeing in the 21st Century (Routledge, 2018), and The Handbook of Heroism and Heroic Leadership (Routledge, 2017). His work has appeared in USA Today, National Public Radio, the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, Slate Magazine,... More About Author

Georgia J. Sorenson

Dr. Georgia Sorenson envisioned and launched the James MacGregor Burns Academy of Leadership at the University of Maryland—the first academic program devoted to public leadership—more than twenty years ago. Currently she is Visiting Professor of Leadership Studies at the Carey School of Law at the University of Maryland..She has served as a board member of the Leadership Learning Community, the Kellogg Fellows Leadership Alliance, the Academy for Educational Development’s New Voices, the Asian Pacific American Women’s Leadership Institute, Learning to Lead, and many other leadership organizations in the United States and abroad.... More About Author

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