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Research: Other-Praising Emotions

The following links are some of our favorite research articles on the topic of other-praising emotions. Please share your favorites with us as well by either posting your favorites on our LinkedIn group, or by sending them to

  1. Algoe, S. B., & Haidt, J. (2009). Witnessing excellence in action: The ‘other-praising’emotions of elevation, gratitude, and admiration. The Journal of Positive Psychology, 4(2), 105-127.
  2. Conger, J. A., Kanungo, R. N., & Menon, S. T. (2000). Charismatic leadership and follower effects. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 21(7), 747-767.;2-J?casa_token=ALOS8QwOMXYAAAAA:pRdPaURbFt0rXb9xNg4LohY0AYPOCjmFJ3vCAWI44T_lIKJICVXrSUq4rH3hDt1wOOjzkRfddoXQEOk
  3. Haidt, J. (2000). The positive emotion of elevation. Prevention and Treatment, 3(3), online.
  4. Joshi, A., Lazarova, M. B., & Liao, H. (2009). Getting everyone on board: The role of inspirational leadership in geographically dispersed teams. Organization Science, 20(1), 240-252.
  5. Keltner, D., & Haidt, J. (2003). Approaching awe, a moral, spiritual, and aesthetic emotion. Cognition and Emotion, 17, 297–314.
  6. Vianello, M., Galliani, E. M., & Haidt, J. (2010). Elevation at work: The effects of leaders’ moral excellence. The Journal of Positive Psychology, 5(5), 390-411.