Associate Professor, Organizational Leadership & Program Chair, University of La Verne
Professor, Monash Business School
Assistant Professor, Leadership Studies, Fort Hays State University
The Leadership Scholarship Member Community brings together seasoned and new scholars and researchers sharing an emphasis on leadership from all disciplines, fields of study and research approaches. The Leadership Scholarship Community creates opportunities to share research and theories, encourages rigor and relevance, and fosters collaboration.
Priorities and Projects
- Engaging in discussion within ILA on the meaning of rigor and relevance concerning research and scholarship about leadership.
- Supporting the Leadership Education Research Agenda and recruiting members to contribute to its Research Priorities
- Engaging scholars within ILA to submit and review conference papers, panels, workshop and symposia or book proposals.
- Organizing the Emerging Scholars Research Consortium and the Doctoral Student Consortium at the annual conference to support the success of emerging scholars and doctoral students, while connecting them to seasoned scholars.
- Exploring how the ILA can support and engage scholars in the association.
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Sample Leadership Scholarship Resources
Live Webinar 17 July, Professors Richard Bolden, Jonathan Gosling, and Beverley Hawkins share leadership insights from the 2nd. edition of their book along with emerging theories, trends, and issues.
Live Webinar 12/13 June. Drs. Michael Chikeleze, Jay Gary, and Gayle Spencer discuss assessment frameworks including ILA’s General Principles and Guiding Questions, the Council for Advancement of Standards for Higher Education, and the Carnegie Elective Classification for Leadership for Public Purpose.
Live Webinar 1 June. Joanne Ciulla, leadership ethics expert and ILA Lifetime Achievement Awardee, discusses eight Aesop’s fables that illustrate mistakes followers make about those who lead.
ILA Fellow Keith Grint delves into the reciprocal processes of extraordinarization and mundanization whereby the actions of certain groups are deemed “heroic” while the actions of other, less privileged groups, are deemed “ordinary.” This process impedes the acquisition of equality and justice around particular tasks while insidiously masquerading as normality.
What can former Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s leadership of New Zealand reveal about the complex mix of authenticity, transparency, and masking that all leaders must grapple with? ILA Fellow Suze Wilson explores this question and more.
ILA Fellow, Professor Dennis Tourish, analyzes the leadership style Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes used to conceal her fraud from employees and silence dissenters. He concludes with lessons for leadership applicable to any business.