Book associated with the Series:

Mabey, C. and Mayrhofer, W.,  (2015),  Developing Leadership, Questions Business Schools don't ask, to be published by SAGE, London, in June 2015.
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Leadership  Publications

Bolden, R., Hawkins, B.,Gosling, J., & Taylor, S., 2011, Exploring Leadership: Individual, organizational and societal perspectives. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Bryman, A., Collinson, D., Grint, K., Jackson, B., Uhl-Bien, M.,2011, The SAGE Handbook of Leadership, Second Edition, London, Sage Publications Ltd.

Gosling, J., Sutherland, I., Jones, S., 2012, Key Concepts in Leadership, London,  Sage Publications Ltd.

Jackson, B., 2011, A Very Short Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap Book About Studying Leadership, London, Sage Publications Ltd.

Melina L., Burgess GJ., Falkman LL., et al. (2013) The Embodiment of Leadership. International Leadership Association: Building Leadership, Bridges Series, San Francisco, CA: Josey-Bass.

Schedlitzki, D., and Edwards, G., 2013, Studying Leadership: Traditional and Critical Approaches, London,Sage Publications Ltd.

Sinclair, A., 2007. Leadership for the Disillusioned: Moving beyond myths and heroes to leading that liberates. Crows Nest, NSW: Allen& Unwin.

Turnbull et al., 2012 , Wordly Leadership, Alternative wisdoms for a complex world, Palgrave, London.

Western,S.,  (2008 – 2013).  Leadership: A critical text. London: Sage             

Forthcoming Leadership titles:

Carroll, B., Ford, J., Taylor, Scott, N., 2015, Leadership, Contemporary Critical Perspectives, SAGE Publications Ltd.  

Gosling, J., Jones, S., 2015, Napoleonic Leadership A Study in Power, London Sage Publications Ltd.

New Ethics titles:

Fryer, M.,  2014, Ethics Theory and Business Practice,  London, SAGE Publications Ltd . 

Development for Business Studies:

Dowson, P., 2015 Personal and Professional Development for Business Students, London SAGE Publications Ltd .  

Special Issues on Ethical/Spiritual Leadership


Journal of Management Inquiry, 2005

Journal of Management Development, 2010-12

Organization, 2012

Journal of Personnel Psychology, 2012

CALL FOR PAPERS - Special Issue on Philosophical Approaches to Leadership Ethics - 

Business Ethics Quarterly - Deadline 15 March 2016. Download the details by clicking here.


Mabey, C, Parry, K and Egri, C (2015) Questions Business Schools Don’t Ask, Academy of Management Learning and Education, special issue forthcoming.


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Seminar 1: What can Ethics, Philosophy and Spirituality Contribute to Organisational Leadership?

The password to watch these videos is: ESRCSAGE


Seminar 2: Meditation: A Disruptive Innovation for Business Leaders? Can ethical leadership be encouraged through meditation?

1 Intro from Meditatio on Vimeo.

2 Laurence Freeman from Meditatio on Vimeo.

3 Phil Jones from Meditatio on Vimeo.

4 Peter Case from Meditatio on Vimeo.

5 Panel discussion from Meditatio on Vimeo.


Seminar 4: Spiritual Leadership: Theory, Practice and Personal Journeys

Spiritual Leadership Paradigms and Organizational Analysis.

A Personal Voyage of Self-Discovery through Transcendental Meditation and Spiritual Leadership.

Living Spiritual Leadership as a CEO: Theory, Reality, Risks, Challenges and Delights.

Seminar 5: Virtue Ethics and Christian Values in Health and Education.

Spiritual Leadership Paradigms & Organizational Analysis

A Personal Voyage of Self-Discovery Through Transcendental Meditation & Spiritual Leadership

Living Spiritual Leadership as a CEO: Theory, Reality, Risks, Challenges and Delights