Recommended Readings about Leadership Research

The following are leadership research references from A1 journals. In addition there is an exhaustive list in the book Around Leadership by Patrick Vermeren.

  1. Algera, J. A., & van Tuijl, H. F. J. M. (2004). Fifteen years of research on ProMES: State of the art in performance management of work teams. In: Wegge, J., & Schmidt, K. H. (Eds.), Förderung von Arbeitsmotivation und Gesundheit in Organisationen [Promoting work motivation and health in organisations] (pp. 267-279). Göttingen: Hogrefe.
  2. Allen, T., Eby, L., Poteet, M., Lentz, E., & Lima, L. (2004): Career benefits associated with mentoring for proteges: A meta-analysis. Journal of Applied Psychology, 89, 127-136
  3. Alvero, A., Bucklin, B., & Austin, J. (2001). An objective review of the effectiveness and essential characteristics of performance feedback in organizational settings (1985-1998). Journal of Organizational Behavior Management, 21(1),  3-30.
  4. Barsky, A. (2008). Understanding the ethical cost of organizational goal-setting: A review and theory development. Journal of Business Ethics, 81,  63 -81.
  5. Bell, S. T. (2007). Deep-level composition variables as predictors of team performance: A meta-analysis. Journal of Applied Psychology, 92, 595-615.
  6. Crawford, E.R., LePine, J.A., Rich, B.L. (2010) Linking job demands and resources to employee engagement and burnout: A theoretical extension and meta-analytic test. Journal of Applied Psychology, 95(5), 834-848.
  7. De Bacquer, D., Pelfrene, E., Clays, E., Mak, R., Moreau., M., De Smet, P., Kornitzer, M., De Backer, G. (2005). Perceived job stress and incidence of coronary events: Three year follow-up of the BELSTRESS cohort. American Journal of Epidemiology, 161(5), 434-441.
  8. Deci, E.L., Koestner, R., & Ryan, R.M. (1999). A meta-analytic review of experiments examining the effects of extrinsic rewards on intrinsic motivation. Psychological Bulletin, 125, 627-668.
  9. De Dreu, C. K. W., & Weingart, L. R. (2003). Task versus relationship conflict, team performance, and team member satisfaction: A meta-analysis. Journal of Applied Psychology, 88(4), 741-749.
  10. De Vries, R. E. (2004). Leadership: In- or outside the interpersonal circumplex? Paper presented at the 12th European Conference on Personality, University of Groningen, 18-22 July 2004.
  11. De Vries, R. E. (2005). Interpersoonlijk communicatie in organisaties [Interpersonal communication in organisations]. In: Van Ruler, B., Elving, W., Van den Hooff, B., Smit, E. & Verhoeven, P. (Eds.), Communicatiemanagement in communicatiewetenschappelijk perspectief [Communication management from a  communication science perspective], (pp. 137-158). Amsterdam: Boom Onderwijs.
  12. Eagly, A. H., Johannesen-Schmidt, M. C., & van Engen, M. (2003). Transformational, transactional. and laissez-faire leadership styles: A meta-analysis comparing women and men. Psychological Bulletin, 129(4), 569-591.
  13. Ellis, S., & Davidi, I. (2005). After-event reviews: Drawing lessons from failed and successful events. Journal of Applied Psychology, 90(5), 857-871.
  14. Gastil, J. (1994). A meta-analytic review of the productivity and satisfaction of democratic and autocratic leadership. Small Group Research, 25(3), 384-410.
  15. Gerstner, C. R., & Day, D. V. (1997). Meta-analytic review of leader-member exchange theory: Correlates and construct issues. Journal of Applied Psychology, 82(6), 827-844.
  16. Graeff, C.L. (1981). Some theoretical issues that undermine the utility of the Hersey-Blanchard situational leadership theory: A critical view. In Proceedings of the 19th Annual Southern Management Meetings--the relationship between theory, research and practice (204-206). Atlanta: Southern Management Association.
  17. Graeff, C.L. (1983). The situational leadership theory: A critical view. Academy of Management Review, 8, 285-291.
  18. Graeff, C.L. (1995). The evolution of situational leadership theory: A critical review. Distinguished Poster Session Paper, The 55th Annual Academy of Management Meetings, Vancouver, B.C., Canada.
  19. Grawitch, M.J., Gottschalk, M., & Munz, D. C. (2006). The path to a healthy workplace: A critical review linking healthy workplace practices, employee well-being, and organizational improvements. Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research, 58(3), 129-147.
  20. Griffeth, R. W., Hom, P. W., & Gaertner, S. (2000). A meta-analysis of antecedents and correlates of employee turnover: Update, moderator tests, and research implications for the next millennium. Journal of Management, 26, 463-488.
  21. Harter, J.K., Schmidt, F.L., & Hayes, T.L. (2002). Business-unit-level relationship between employee satisfaction, employee engagement, and business outcomes: A meta-analysis. Journal of Applied Psychology, 87 (2), 268-279.
  22. Indvik, J. (1986). Path-goal theory of leadership: A meta-analysis. Proceedings of the 46th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (pp. 189-192).
  23. Johansen, B.P. (1990). Situational leadership: A review of the research. Human Resource Development Quarterly, 1, 73-85.
  24. Judge, T. A., & Piccolo, R. F. (2004). Transformational and transactional leadership: A meta-analytic test of their relative validity. Journal of Applied Psychology, 89(5), 755-768.
  25. Judge, T. A., Thoresen, C. J., Bono, J. E., & Patton, G. K. (2001). The job satisfaction-job performance relationship: A qualitative and quantitative review. Psychological Bulletin, 127,  376-407.
  26. Kleingeld, A., van Mierlo, H., & Arends, L. (2011). The effect of goal setting on group performance: A meta-analysis.  Journal of Applied Psychology, 96,6, 1289-1304.
  27. Kluger, A., & DeNisi, A. (1996). Effects of feedback intervention on performance: A historical review, a meta-analysis, and a preliminary feedback intervention theory. Psychological Bulletin, 119(2), 254-284.
  28. Kopelman, S., Weber, J. M., & Messick, D. M. (2002). Factors influencing cooperation in commons dilemmas: A review of experimental psychological research. In: Ostrom, E., Dietz, T., Dolsak, N., Stern, P. C., Stonich, S., et al. (Eds.). The drama of the commons (pp. 113-156). Washington: National Academy Press.
  29. Lord, R. G., de Vader, C. L., & Alliger, G. M. (1986). A meta-analysis of the relation between personality traits and leadership perceptions: An application of validity generalization procedures. Journal of Applied Psychology, 71, 402-410.
  30. Lowe, K. B., Kroeck, K. G., & Sivasubramaniam, N. (1996). Effectiveness correlates of transformational and transactional leadership: A meta-analytic review of the MLQ literature. The Leadership Quarterly, 7(3), 385-425.
  31. Maertz, C. P., & Campion, M. A. (1998). 25 years of voluntary turnover research: A review and critique. In Cooper, C.L., & Robertson, I.T. (Eds.), International review of industrial and organizational psychology, 13, (pp. 49-81).
  32. McNatt, D.B. (2000). Ancient pygmalion joins contemporary management: A meta-analysis of the result. The Journal of applied psychology, 85(2),  314-322.
  33. Nahrgang, J.D., Morgeson, F.P., & Hofmann, D.A. (2011) Safety at work: A meta-analytic investigation of the link between job demands, job resources, burnout, engagement, and safety outcomes. Journal of Applied Psychology, 96(1),  71-94.
  34. Podsakoff, P. M., MacKenzie, S. B., & Bommer, W. H. (1996). Meta-analysis of the relationships between Kerr and Jermier’s substitutes for leadership and employee job attitudes, role perceptions, and performance. Journal of Applied Psychology, 81, 380-399.
  35. Pritchard, R.D., Harrell, M.M., DiazGranados, D., & Guzman, M.J. (2008). The productivity measurement and enhancement system: A meta-analysis. Journal of Applied Psychology, 93(3), 540-567.
  36. Redeker, M., de Vries, R.E., Rouckhout, D., Vermeren, P., & de Fruyt, F. (2012). Integrating leadership: The leadership circumplex. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology. Published online first: (free download).
  37. Schyns, B., & Schilling, J. (2013). How bad are the effects of bad leaders? A meta-analysis of destructive leadership and its outcomes. The Leadership Quarterly, 24(1), 138-158.
  38. Seibert, S. E., Wang, G., Courtright, S.H. (2011) Antecedents and consequences of psychological and team empowerment in organizations: A meta-analytic review. Journal of Applied Psychology, 96(5),  981-1003.
  39. Stajkovic, A. D., & Luthans, F. (1997). A meta-analysis of the effects of organizational behavior modification on task performance. Academy of Management Journal, 40,  1122-1149.
  40. Stewart, G.L. (2006). A meta-analytic review of relationships between team design features and team performance. Journal of Management, 32, 29-54.
  41. Taylor, P.J., Chan, D. W. L., & Russ-Eft, D. F. (2005). A meta-analytic review of Behavior Modeling Training. Journal of Applied Psychology, 90(4), 692-709.
  42. Thierry, H. (1987). Payment by results systems: A review of research 1945-1985. Applied Psychology: An International Review, 36(1),  91-108.
  43. Wagner, J. A., & Gooding, R. Z. (1987). Shared influence and organizational behavior: A moderator meta-analysis of situational variables expected to moderate participation-outcome relationships. Academy of Management Journal, 30(3), 524-541.
  44. Williams, M. L., McDaniel, M. A., & Nguyen, N. T. (2006). A meta-analysis of the antecedents and consequences of pay level satisfaction. Journal of Applied Psychology, 91,  392-413.
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