Transformational Leadership

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Taylor & Francis Group, 2006 - Business & Economics - 282 pages
Transformational Leadership, Second Edition is intended for both the scholars and serious students of leadership. It is a comprehensive review of theorizing and empirical research that can serve as a reference and starting point for additional research on the theory. It can be used as a supplementary textbook in an intense course on leadership--or as a primary text in a course or seminar focusing on transformational leadership.

New in the Second Edition:

*New, updated examples of leadership have been included to help illustrate the concepts, as well as show the broad range of transformational leadership in a variety of settings.

*New chapters have been added focusing specifically on the measurement of transformational leadership and transformational leadership and effectiveness.

*The discussion of both predicators and effects of transformational leadership is greatly expanded.

*Much more emphasis is given to authentic vs. inauthentic transformational leadership.

*Suggestions are made for guiding the future of research and applications of transformational leadership.

*A greatly expanded reference list is included.

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About the author (2006)

Bernard M. Bass is Distinguished Professor of Management Emeritus and Founding Director of the Center for Leadership Studies at Binghamton University, State University of New York. Dr. Bass is the author of over 300 articles and 24 books concentrating on leadership, organizational behavior, and human resource management. Between 1952 and the present, he has been the principal investigator on numerous federal, state, and private foundation research grants.  He was the founding Editor of The Leadership Quarterly, and he has consulted with and conducted training for many of the Fortune 500 firms and has lectured or conducted workshops in over 40 countries. Professor Bass is also a Senior Scientist for the Gallup Organization and a member of the Board of Governors for the Kravis Leadership Institute.
For the past 25 years, Professor Bass has focused much of his research on transformational leadership and management development. In 1994, he received the Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology (SIOP) Award for Distinguished Scientific Contributions. In 1997, he was honored by the Society for Psychology in Management with the annual Lifetime Award for the Practice of Psychology in Management. 
Ronald E. Riggio is the Henry R. Kravis Professor of Leadership and Organizational Psychology and Director of the Kravis Leadership Institute at Claremont McKenna College. He has served on the faculties of the University of California, San Francisco, UC Irvine, UC Riverside, and California State University, Fullerton. Professor Riggio is the author of over 100 books, book chapters, and research articles in the areas of leadership, organizational psychology, and social psychology. His research work has included published studies on empathy, social intelligence, and the role of social skills and emotions in leadership potential and leadership success. In addition to his 30 years of teaching courses in organizational psychology and related areas, Professor Riggio has been an organizational consultant to numerous private and public sector organizations, including several Fortune 500 companies. Riggio is an Associate Editor of The Leadership Quarterly and is on the editorial boards of Leadership and Leadership Review.

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