Responding to Contingent Leadership Behavior

Ross Tartell Leading Organizations

Ross Tartell, Harvey A. Hornstein, Madeline E. Heilman, Edward Mone Published in “Organizational Dynamics,” Volume 15, Issue 4, 1987. © Elsevier Inc., 2014 The romance between the behavioral sciences and leadership has lasted almost a century. It’s difficult to compress the 3,000 investigations it has produced into a few pages without some distortion, but it is possible to observe how the …

Can Leadership Ethics Be Learned

Ross Tartell Leading Organizations

Ross Tartell Published in “Training” magazine, May/June 2011. A moral compass is fundamental. But much of what leaders need to know, say, and do is based on what they have learned over the course of their career. Download full article (PDF) View the article on “Training” magazine’s website here

Speaking With a Nonnative Accent: Perceptions of Bias, Communication Difficulties, and Belonging in the United States

Agata Gluszek Fostering Diversity

Agata Gluszek, John F. Dovidio Published in “Journal of Language and Social Psychology,” Volume 29, June 2010. Abstract: Whereas past research on nonnative accents has focused on the attitudes and perceptions of listeners, the current research explores the experiences of speakers with nonnative accents. Two studies investigated the role of nonnative accents and their strength in perceptions of stigmatization and discrimination, …

Social Psychological Orientations and Accent Strength

Agata Gluszek Fostering Diversity

Agata Gluszek, Anna-Kaisa Newheiser, John F. Dovidio Published in “Journal of Language and Social Psychology,” Volume 30, March 2011. Abstract: Past research has focused on demographic and skill-acquisition variables, such as age of arrival and length of residence in the host country, to predict accent strength in a nonnative language. The present research investigated the relationships between accent strength and …

Language Attitudes in the Americas

Agata Gluszek Fostering Diversity

Agata Gluszek, Karolina Hansen Published in “The Social Meanings of Language, Dialect, and Accent,” Volume 16, 2013. For more information or to purchase this article, click here.

Book Review of “The Inclusion Breakthrough: Unleashing the Real Power of Diversity”

Ross Tartell Fostering Diversity

Ross Tartell Book review published in “OD Practicioner,” Volume 34, No. 4, 2002. The Inclusion Breakthrough: Unleashing the Real Power of Diversity Frederick A. Miller & Judith H. Katz 2002 Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.: San Francisco In the mid-1980s I saw a singing group of about 20 bright and talented Yale undergraduates. In the group were people of color, women and …

Accents Trump Skin Color

Agata Gluszek Fostering Diversity

Agata Gluszek Published in “Scientific American Mind,” Volume 21, 2010. Children, like adults, use three visible cues—race, gender and age—to arrange their social world. They prefer to make friends with kids similar to them on these traits. For more information or to purchase this article, click here.

Abundance and Scarcity Models in Leaders – 2009

Laura Freebairn-Smith

A dissertation presented to the Faculty of Saybrook University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Organizational Systems by Laura Freebairn-Smith Some leaders create more energy, joy, productivity, and dedication in their subordinates than others. About these bosses, subordinates consistently say things like, “I loved working for her.” Leadership research has tried …