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Research: Leadership that Changes Within People Across Time

The following links are some of our favorite research articles on the topic of leadership that occurs within people across time. Please share your favorites with us as well by either posting your favorites on our LinkedIn group, or by sending them to ppl@louisville.edu.


  1. McClean, S., Barnes, C. M., Courtright, S. H., & Johnson, R. E. (2019). Resetting the Clock on Dynamic Leader Behaviors: A Conceptual Integration and Agenda for Future Research. Academy of Management Annals, 13(1), Forthcoming. https://journals.aom.org/doi/abs/10.5465/annals.2017.0081
  2. Nielsen, K., & Cleal, B. (2011). Under which conditions do middle managers exhibit transformational leadership behaviors?—An experience sampling method study on the predictors of transformational leadership behaviors. The Leadership Quarterly, 22(2), 344-352. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1048984311000221
  3. Quinn, R. W., & Quinn, R. E. (2015). Lift: The Fundamental State of Leadership (2nd ed.). San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler. https://www.amazon.com/Lift-Fundamental-Leadership-Ryan-Quinn/dp/1626564019/ref=sr_1_3?crid=2TUJXR2IWLUXA&keywords=lift+the+fundamental+state+of+leadership&qid=1582921914&sprefix=lift%3A+the+fund%2Caps%2C190&sr=8-3
  4. Venus, M., Johnson, R. E., Zhang, S., Wang, X.-H., & Lanaj, K. (2018). Seeing the big picture: A within-person examination of leader construal level and vision communication. Journal of Management, 45(7), 2666-2684. https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/0149206318761576
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