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Academic research done by faculty collaborating with the Institute to raise the standard of global leadership and address current topical issues.


Examples of past research conducted by those who are collaborators, part of or linked to the Institute via its research, teaching and outreach aspirations include:

  • Randall S. Peterson
    • Peterson, R. S., Smith, D. B., Martorana, P. V., & Owens, P. D. (2003). The impact of chief executive officer personality on top management team dynamics: One mechanism by which leadership affects organizational performance. Journal of Applied Psychology, 88, 795-808. doi 10.1037/0021-9010.88.5.79
    • Simons, T. L., & Peterson, R. S. (2000). Task conflict and relationship conflict in top management teams: The pivotal role of intragroup trust. Journal of Applied Psychology, 85, 102-111. doi 10.1037/0021-9010.85.1.102
    • Peterson, R. S., & Kim, K. (2012). Leadership in small groups and teams: Toward a theory of group leadership. In M. Neale and E. A. Mannix (Eds), Looking back, moving forward: A review of group and team-based research. In the series: Research on managing groups and teams, Volume 15, pages 27–47. New York: Emerald Publishing.
  • Isabel Fernandez-Mateo
    • Fernandez-Mateo, I. 2009. Cumulative gender disadvantage in contract employment. American Journal of Sociology 114 (4): 871-923.
    • Fernandez-Mateo, I., and Z. King. 2011. Anticipatory sorting and gender segregation in temporary employment. Management Science, 57: 989-1008.
  • Margaret Ormiston
    • Ormiston, M.E. & Wong, E.M. (2013). License to ill: The effects of corporate social responsibility and CEO moral identity on corporate social irresponsibility. Personnel Psychology, 66, 861–893.
    • Ormiston, M. E., & Wong, E. M. (2012). The gleam of the double-edged sword the benefits of subgroups for organizational ethics. Psychological Science, 23(4), 400-403.
    • Wong, E. M., Ormiston, M. E., & Tetlock, P. E. (2011). The effects of top management team integrative complexity and decentralized decision making on corporate social performance. Academy of Management Journal, 54(6), 1207-1228.
  • Andrew Likierman
    • Likierman, A. (2009). Successful leadership - How would you know? Business Strategy Review
  • Dan Cable
    • Cable, D. M., Gino, F. & Staats, B. 2013. Breaking them in or eliciting their best? Reframing socialization around newcomers’ authentic self-expression. Administrative Science Quarterly, 58: 1-36.
    • Judge, T. A., Cable, D. M. (2004). The effect of physical height on workplace success and income. Journal of Applied Psychology, 89, 428-441.
    • Cable, D. M. & Judge, T. A. (2003). Managers' upward influence tactic strategies: The role of manager personality and supervisor leadership style. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 24, 197-214.
    • Judge, T. A., Cable, D. M., Boudreau, J. W. & Bretz, R. D. Jr. (1995). An empirical investigation of the predictors of executive career success. Personnel Psychology, 48, 485-519.
  • Julian Birkinshaw
    • Birkinshaw, J. M. 2013. Becoming a Better Boss. John Wiley & Sons.
    • Birkinshaw, J.M., N.J. Foss and S. Lindenberg. 2014. Purpose with profits: How to make your pro-social goals pay. Sloan Management Review. April issue.
    • Birkinshaw, J.M. 2013. Would your employees recommend you? Sloan Management Review. 55(1): 96-97.
    • Birkinshaw, J.M. and J. Cohen. 2013. Make time for the work that matters. Harvard Business Review. 91(9): 115-118.
  • Niro Sivanathan
    • Fast, N. J., Gruenfeld, D. H., Sivanathan, N., & Galinsky, A. D. (2009). Illusory control: The generative force behind power's far-reaching effects. Psychological Science
    • Jordan, J., Sivanathan, N. & Galinsky, A. D. (2011). Risk-Taking by those who have something to lose and nothing to gain: The role of power, stability, and stress. Administrative Science Quarterly.
    • Sivanathan, N., Pillutla, M., & Murnighan, J. K. (2008). Power gained, power lost. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes.
  • M. Ena Inesi
    • Inesi, M. E., Lee, S., & Rios, K. (in press). Objects of desire: Subordinate ingratiation triggers self-objectification among powerful individuals, Journal of Experimental Social Psychology.
    • Inesi, M. E., Gruenfeld, D. H, & Galinsky, A. D. (2012). How power corrupts relationships: Cynical attributions for others’ generous acts. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 48, 795-803.
    • Inesi, M. E. (2010). Power and loss aversion. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 112, 58-69.
  • Raina Brands
    • Brands, R. & Kilduff, M. (2013) Just like a woman? Effects of gender-biased perceptions of network brokerage on attributions and performance. Forthcoming in Organization Science
    • Brands, R. & Menges, J. (2013) Holding out for a hero? Team social network structures affect attributions of charismatic leadership to men and women Best Paper Proceedings of the Academy of Management Conference. Orlando, FL; Revise & Resubmit at Organization Science.
  • David Myatt
    • Dewan, T., & Myatt, D. P., (2012). On the rhetorical strategies of leaders: speaking clearly, standing back, and stepping down. Journal of Theoretical Politics, 89.,
    • Dewan, T., & Myatt, D. P., (2010). The declining talent pool of government. American Journal of Political Science, 54, 267-286.
  • Nigel Nicholson
  • Lynda Gratton
    • Gratton, L. The Key: how corporations can unlock a positive future. 2014, McGraw Hill (won the CMI best book of the year)
    • World Economic Forum – Council on New Models of Leadership
    • Gratton, L. Hot Spots: why some teams, workplaces and organizations buzz with energy – and others don’t (2007) Financial Times Prentice Hall (UK), Berrett Koehler (US) (Translated into Spanish, Russian, Estonian, Dutch, Chinese, Korean, Rumanian, ) Best books of 2007 in The Financial Times and Business and Strategy. Gratton, L. and Erickson, T. J. (2007) ‘Eight Ways to Build Collaborative Teams’. Harvard Business Review, November

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