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Research: Moral and Ethical Views on Leadership


  1. Banks, G. C., McCauley, K. D., Gardner, W. L., & Guler, C. E. (2016). A meta-analytic review of authentic and transformational leadership: A test for redundancy. The Leadership Quarterly, 27(4), 634-652. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1048984316000163
  2. Brown, M. E., Treviño, L. K., & Harrison, D. A. (2005). Ethical Leadership: A Social Learning Perspective for Construct Development and Testing. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 97(2), 117-134. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0749597805000397
  3. Chen, Z., Zhu, J., & Zhou, M. (2015). How does a servant leader fuel the service fire? A multilevel model of servant leadership, individual self identity, group competition climate, and customer service performance. Journal of Applied Psychology, 100(2), 511. https://psycnet.apa.org/record/2014-43037-001
  4. Cianci, A. M., Hannah, S. T., Roberts, R. P., & Tsakumis, G. T. (2014). The effects of authentic leadership on followers’ ethical decision-making in the face of temptation: An experimental study. The Leadership Quarterly, 25(3), 581-594. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1048984313001549
  5. Crossan, M. M., Byrne, A., Seijts, G. H., Reno, M., Monzani, L., & Gandz, J. (2017). Toward a framework of leader character in organizations. Journal of Management Studies, 54(7), 986-1018. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/joms.12254?casa_token=FHk55N_9M_gAAAAA%3AaIHh3aKI2jNR4aPo8orSVunbOU9uZKoGH6M1SnVCjidUZCSDgWZEdHb-4d-GCPZamvK_O-JzXQe97qk
  6. Greenleaf, R. K. (1982). The Servant as Leader. Indianapolis, IN: Robert K. Greenleaf Center. https://www.amazon.com/Servant-as-Leader-Robert-Greenleaf/dp/0982201222/ref=sr_1_3?crid=5YM47VDB2RO1&keywords=servant+as+leader+greenleaf&qid=1582922562&s=books&sprefix=servant+as+%2Cstripbooks%2C176&sr=1-3
  7. Hoch, J. E., Bommer, W. H., Dulebohn, J. H., & Wu, D. (2018). Do ethical, authentic, and servant leadership explain variance above and beyond transformational leadership? A meta-analysis. Journal of Management, 44(2), 501-529. https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/0149206316665461?casa_token=nb6KI-GDLqYAAAAA%3A0fDojPUForJRJXPPqnLxUTWt-fIsAyP_NKTsipbqLyk-Qxjc-jVlyCyIPSti7oHO7HEbSC3lR9Zfpg
  8. Kwak, W. J., & Kim, H.-K. (2015). Servant leadership and customer service quality at Korean hotels: Multilevel organizational citizenship behavior as a mediator. Social Behavior and Personality: an international journal, 43(8), 1287-1298. https://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/sbp/sbp/2015/00000043/00000008/art00006
  9. Lemoine, J. G., Hartnell, C. A. and Leroy, H. (2019). Taking Stock of Moral Approaches to Leadership: An Integrative Review of Ethical, Authentic, and Servant Leadership. Academy of Management Annals, 13(1): 148-187. https://journals.aom.org/doi/pdf/10.5465/annals.2016.0121
  10. Liden, R. C., Wayne, S. J., Liao, C., & Meuser, J. D. (2014). Servant leadership and serving culture: Influence on individual and unit performance. Academy of Management Journal, 57(5), 1434-1452. https://journals.aom.org/doi/abs/10.5465/amj.2013.0034
  11. Mayer, D. M., Kuenzi, M., Greenbaum, R., Bardes, M., & Salvador, R. B. (2009). How low does ethical leadership flow? Test of a trickle-down model. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 108(1), 1-13. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0749597808000551
  12. Palanski, M. E., Cullen, K. L., Gentry, W. A., & Nichols, C. M. (2015). Virtuous leadership: Exploring the effects of leader courage and behavioral integrity on leader performance and image. Journal of Business Ethics, 132(2), 297-310. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10551-014-2317-2
  13. Solinger, O. N., Jansen, P. G. W., & Cornelissen, J. (2019). The Emergence of Moral Leadership. Academy of Management Review, Forthcoming. https://journals.aom.org/doi/abs/10.5465/amr.2016.0263
  14. Zhang, Y., Zhou, F., & Mao, J. (2018). Ethical Leadership and Follower Moral Actions: Investigating an Emotional Linkage. Frontiers in psychology, 9, 1-11. https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpsyg.2018.01881/full
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