Handbook of Methods in Leadership Research

Handbooks of Research Methods in Management series

Edited by Birgit Schyns, NEOMA Business School, France and Durham University Business School, Durham University, Rosalie J. Hall, Durham University Business School, Durham University, UK and Pedro Neves, Nova School of Business and Economics, Portugal

This volume provides an overview of a variety of quantitative and qualitative methods for leadership research, authored by scholars in the areas of leadership and research methodology. Integrating insights from other research areas, it provides novel approaches and multiple techniques for leadership research in a straightforward fashion. Because the volume is designed to help leadership researchers get their first insights into specific methods and their potential application to leadership research, it is appropriate for multiple audiences. These include academics and practitioners wanting to try a new method, as well as advanced undergraduate and graduate students wanting an overview of a variety of techniques. It will also be helpful to readers and reviewers as they endeavour to better understand and assess the quality of existing leadership research.

‘Interest in leadership continues to grow, as does research on this complex and fascinating topic. This book provides a much-needed guide to conducting (and deciphering) leadership research. Every student of leadership needs to have this detailed guidebook in his or her reference library.’
– Ronald E. Riggio, Claremont McKenna College, US

‘This is an indispensable volume for all leadership researchers, from beginning students and early career researchers to seasoned veterans in the field. The contents provide a comprehensive treatment of important topics in leadership research, including foundational measurement and design concerns to both quantitative and qualitative analytical approaches. I am sure to refer to it often and recommend it highly.’
– David V. Day, Claremont McKenna College, US

‘This volume fills a critical gap in the leadership literature. The authors have done a tremendous job of tackling a wide variety of topics in leadership research – from facial coding, to behavioral genetics, to biographical methods – and illustrating novel approaches with which to explore them. A valuable resource for everyone (from the brand new scholar to the seasoned researcher) looking to incorporate one or more of the new techniques available. Highly recommended!’
– Michelle Bligh, Claremont Graduate University, US

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2017 480 pp Hardback 978 1 78536 727 4 £208.80 £160.00 $208.80 $232.00

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