Presenters: Michelle Bligh and Ron Riggio
Date: 28 November 2012
Visit the Psychology Press website or your favorite bookstore to buy the book on which this webinar is based.
The webinar will address new research and theory that explores when and how leadership is transformed through space and time, and in what ways the notion of “distance” creates continuously evolving meanings for the leader-follower relationship.
Her work has been published in Journal of Applied Psychology, Leadership, Employee Relations, Leadership Quarterly, Applied Psychology: An International Review, Group and Organization Management, Journal of Managerial Psychology, and The Journal of Business Ethics, and she serves on the editorial review boards of The Leadership Quarterly and Leadership.
She was awarded the 2007 Sage Best Paper Award in Group and Organization Management and the 2003 Sage Outstanding Paper Award for Research Methods. Dr. Bligh has also helped a variety of public and private sector organizations assess and improve their effectiveness in the areas of leadership development, organizational culture, and change management.
Professor Riggio’s research interests include charismatic and transformational leadership, assessment centers, and nonverbal and emotional communication.
Recent books include Leadership Studies: The Dialogue of Disciplines (Elgar, 2012; co-edited with Michael Harvey) and Distance in Leader-Follower Relations (Routledge, 2012; co-edited with Michelle Bligh), and the forthcoming 6th edition of his text, Introduction to Industrial/Organizational Psychology.
He worked for several years as both an I-O psychology consultant and a trial strategy consultant on product liability cases.