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The majority of our research is of a collaborative nature, drawing on multiple perspectives to collectively confront established boundaries in leadership thinking.

In this section we detail our history of written publications, from peer-reviewed journals to conference papers. 

Karmark, E., Remke, R., Buzzanell, P. M., Carroll, B., Fairhurst, G., Holm, F., Christensen, L. T. (2016). Communication Perspectives on a Luxury Brand Organization: The Case of Georg Jensen. Management Communication Quarterly, 30(1): 121-142.

 

Kennedy, F., Bathurst, R., & Carroll, B. (2015). Montage: A Method for Developing Leadership Practice. Advances in Developing Human Resources, 17(3), 307-320 10.1177/1523422315587896

 

Carroll, B., & Nicholson, H. (2014). Resistance and struggle in leadership developmentHuman Relations, 0018726714521644.

 

Nicholson, H., & Carroll, B. (2013).  Identity undoing and power relations in leadership developmentHuman Relations66(9), 1225-1248.

 

Kennedy, F., Carroll, B., & Francoeur, J. (2012) Mindset Not Skill Set: Evaluating in New Paradigms of Leadership DevelopmentAdvances in Developing Human Resources, 15(1), 10-26.
10.1177/1523422312466835

 

McElhatton, E. & Jackson, B. (2012) Paradox in harmony: A Chinese model of leadership

Leadership 8 (4): 441- 461

 

Carroll, B., & Simpson, B. (2012) Capturing sociality in the movement between frames: An illustration from leadership development. 

Human Relations 65(10): 1283 – 1309

 

Grint, K., & Jackson, B. (2010) Towards "socially constructive" social constructions of leadership                 

Management Communication Quarterly 24(2): 348 - 355

 

Carroll, B., & Levy, L. (2010) Leadership development as identity construction                                           

Management Communication Quarterly 24(2): 211 - 231

 

Carroll, B., Parker, P. & Inkson, K. (2010) Evasion of boredom: An unexpected spur to leadership?                      

Human Relations 63(7): 1031 - 1049

 

Parker, P. & Carroll, B. (2009) Leadership Development: Insights from a Careers Perspective

Leadership 5(2): 261 - 283

 

Kolb, D., Prussia, G. & Francoeur, J. (2009) Connectivity and Leadership: The Influence of Online Activity on Closeness and Effectiveness

Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies 15 (4): 342 - 351

 

Carroll, B. & Levy, L. (2008) Defaulting to management: Leadership defined by what it is not

Organization 15(1): 75-96

 

Carroll, B., Levy, L. & Richmond, D. (2008) Leadership in practice: Challenging the competency paradigm

Leadership 4(4):363-379

 

Holmes, J. Marra, M., Vine, B. Pfeifer, D. & Jackson, B. (2008). Exploring co-leadership talk through interactional sociolinguistics'

Leadership, 4, 3: 339-360.


Janson, A., Popper, M., Blyde, P., Markwick, L.,& Ranatunga, C.(2008) Extracting leadership knowledge from formative experiences

Leadership 4(1):73-94

 

Janson, A., Levy, L., Sitkin, S. B. & Lind, A. (2008) Fairness and other leadership heuristics: A four-nation study

European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology 17(2):252-272

 

Simpson, B. & Carroll, B. (2008) Re-viewing 'role' in processes of identity construction

Organization 15(1):29-50.

 

Tourish, D. & Jackson, B. (2008). Communication and leadership: An open invitation to engage (Guest editorial),

Leadership, 4(3): 219-225.

 

Janson, A., Levy, L., & McQueen, R. J. (2006). Testing a narrative methodology to explore the emergence of self selected leaders in an online environment

International Journal of Learning and Change, 1(2): 162-179

 

Fernando, M. & Jackson, B. (2006). The influence of religion-based workplace spirituality on business leaders' decision-making: An inter-faith study

Journal of Management and Organization 12, 23-39.

 

Sinha, P.& Jackson, B. (2006). A Burkean inquiry into leader-follower identification motives

Culture and Organization, 12, 3, 233-247.

 

Jackson, B & Smolovic Jones, O. (2012) Promoting Better Public Services Leadership: An Appreciative Critique.

Policy Quarterly 8 (3): 34-40

 

Jackson, B. (2012) A testing ground for global leadership: Why we should become a leadership laboratory.

University of Auckland Business Review, 15(1): 16 - 27.

 

Levy, L. (2011) Why Leadership Matters.

University of Auckland Business Review, 14 (1): 48-57 

 

Levy, L., & Carroll, B. (2008) Aspiring to lead: Hard-wired to manage.

University of Auckland Business Review, 10 (2): 17 - 21

 

Carroll, B. (2016). ‘Leadership as Identity: A Practice Based Exploration’, In J. Raelin (Ed.) Leadership‐as‐Practice: Theory and Application. Routledge.

 

Carroll, B. (2016). From Responsibility to Responsibilities: Towards a Theory of Co-responsible Leadership. In S. Kempster & B. Carroll (Eds.) Responsible Leadership: Realism & Romanticism. Routledge

 

Firth, J. & Carroll, B. (In Press, 2016). ‘Leadership and Power’, In J. Storey, J. Hartley, J. Denis, P. T Hart, & D. Ulrich. (Eds.) The Routledge Companion to Leadership. Routledge

 

Kempster, S. & Carroll, B. (2016). Introduction: Responsible leadership – Realism and romanticism. In S. Kempster & B. Carroll (Eds.) Responsible Leadership: Realism & Romanticism. Routledge

 

Carroll, B. J., Ford, J., & Taylor, S. (2015). Introduction: The Powers of Leaders. In B. J. Carroll, J. Ford, & S. Taylor (Eds.), Leadership: Contemporary Critical Perspectives (pp. Xvii-xxvii). London: Sage.

 

Carroll, B. J. (2015). Leadership learning and development. In B. J. Carroll, J. Ford, & S. Taylor (Eds.), Leadership: Contemporary Critical Perspectives (pp. 89-108). London: Sage.

 

Nicholson, H., & Carroll, B. J. (2013). So you want to be authentic in your leadership: To whom and for what end?. In Ladkin, D, & Spiller, C (Eds.), Authentic Leadership: Clashes, Convergences, and Coalescences. (pp. 286-301). Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar.

 

Kennedy, F. C., Carroll, B. J., Francoeur, J., & Jackson, B. (2012). A tale of two perspectives: An account of entity and social constructionist approaches to conflict in leadership development. In M. Uhl-Bien, & S. Osprina (Eds.), Advancing relational leadership theory: A conversation among perspectives (pp. 175-201). Charlotte, North Carolina, USA: Routledge Falmer.

 

Caza, A., & Carroll, B. J. (2011). Critical Studies and POS. In K. S. Cameron, & G. M. Spreitzer (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook on Positive Organizational Scholarship. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Retrieved from http://centerforpos.org/conference2011/handbook-of-pos/

 

Smolovic Jones, O. &, Grint, K. (2013). ‘Authentic Leadership and History.’ In Ladkin, D, and, Spiller, C. (eds). Authentic Leadership: Concepts, Coalescences and Clashes. Cheltenham, Gloucestershire: Edward Elgar.

 

Nicholson, H. & Carroll, B. (2013) ‘So you want to be authentic in your leadership: To whom and for what end?’ In Ladkin, D, and, Spiller, C. (eds). Authentic Leadership: Concepts, Coalescences and Clashes. Cheltenham, Gloucestershire: Edward Elgar.

 

Kennedy, F., Carroll, B., Francoeur, J., & Jackson, B. (2012). A tale of two perspectives: An account of entity and social constructionist approaches to leadership development. In Uhl-Bien, M. & Ospina, S. (Eds). Advancing Relational Leadership Research: A Dialogue Among Perspectives. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing. 

 

Erakovic, L. & Jackson, B. (2012). Promoting leadership in governance and governance in leadership. In Davila, A., Elvira, M., Ramirez, J. and Zapata-Cantu, L. (Eds). Understanding Organizations in Complex, Emergent and Uncertain Environments. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave.  

 

Caza, A. & Carroll, B. (2011). Critical theory and POS. In K.S. Cameron & G.M. Spreitzer. (Eds), Handbook on Positive Organizational Scholarship. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

 

Guthey, E. & Jackson, B. (2008). Revisualising images in leadership and organization studies. In Barry, D. & Hansen, H. (Eds.) The Sage Handbook of New and Emerging Approaches to Management and Organization Studies. London: Sage, pp. 84-97.

 

Jackson, B. (2008). Portraying leadership in New Zealand: From modest recognition to contemplative action. In Griffey, E (2008). The Power of Portraiture. Auckland: David Ling.

 

Jackson, B. (2007). Getting respect at the Dowse. In Zorn, T. & Page, D. (Eds). Communication and Organisations: Case studies in New Zealand and Australia. Sydney: Pearson, pp. 171-177.

 

Pfeifer, D., Love, M. & Jackson, B. (2007). Indigenous leadership at the cross-roads: The Hui Taumata as a case study of AllophiliaIn Huber, N.S. & Walker, M.C. (Eds). Leadership at the Crossroads. College Park, MD: ILA.

 

Jackson, B. & Guthey, E. (2007). Putting the visual into the social construction of leadership. In Shamir, Pillai, Bligh & Uhl-Bien (Eds). Follower-centred perspectives on leadership: A tribute to James R. Meindl. Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing, pp. 167-186.

 

Jackson, B. & Guthey, E. (2006). Management gurus and the re-fashioning of Management education. In Huczynski, A. Management Gurus. London: Routledge, 15-27.

 

Kempster, S., & Carroll, B. J. (Eds.) (2016). Responsible Leadership: Realism and Romanticism. London: Routledge.

 

Carroll, B. J., Ford, J., & Taylor, S. (Eds.) (2015). Leadership: Contemporary Critical Perspectives. London: Sage.

 

Jackson, B; Parry, K. A Very Short Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap Book about Studying Leadership,

London, Sage, 2011.

 

Collinson, D; Grint, K; Jackson, B.G. Leadership: Four Volume Set,

London, Sage, 2011.

 

Bryman, A; Jackson, B; Collinson, D.L; Grint, K; Uhl-Bien, M. The SAGE Handbook of Leadership

2011.

 

Clark, T., Guthey, E. & Jackson, B. (2009). Demystifying Business Celebrity.

London: Routledge.

 

Jackson, B.G. & Parry, K. (2007). A Very Short, Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap Book About Studying Leadership.

London: Sage.

 

Jackson, B.G.(2001). Management gurus and management fashions.

London: Routledge.

 

Jackson, B.G. (2001) The hero manager: Learning from New Zealand's top chief executives.

Auckland: Penguin NZ.

 

Levy, L. (1999) Leadership and The Whirlpool Effect: What New Zealand managers are failing to deliver to their potential - and what can be done about it.

Auckland: Penguin NZ.

 

Carroll, B., Firth, J., & Ward, C. (2015). Deconstructing Age, Youth and Adults in Leadership and its Development. Paper presented at the 31st European Group for Organization Studies (EGOS) Colloquium, Athens, July 1-4

 

Carroll, B. (2014) Grappling with Rhinos: Artefacts, Identity and Meaning in Leadership Practice. Paper Presented at the Academy of Management Conference, Philadelphia, 2-5 August

 

Ladkin, D., Spiller, C., Carroll, B., Harding, N., Ford, J., Wilson, S., & Delaney, H. (2014) Authentic Leadership Symposium. Symposium presented at the Academy of Management Conference, Philadelphia, 2-5 August

 

Carroll, B. & Nicholson, H. (2014) From Individual to Collective Leadership: Rethinking an Ethics of Responsibility. Presented at the Competing Responsibilities Conference, Wellington, 15-17th August

 

Carroll, B., Delaney, H., Gosling, J., Kempster, S., Larsson, M., & Watton, E. (2014) Action Learning and Leadership Development. Symposium to be presented at the International Studying Leadership Conference, Copenhagen, December 14-16

 

Carroll, B., Ford,J., Taylor, S. & Firth, J. (2014) The construction of meaning in leadership studies textbooks: Writing alternatives into the convention. Paper be presented at the International Studying Leadership Conference, Copenhagen, December 14-16

 

Carroll, B., Raelin, J., Endrissat, N., Crevani, L., Sergi, V., Gergen, K., Shotter, J., Friedlan, B., Turnbull, K., Denyer, D., Kempster, S., Parry, K., Ford, J., Cunliffe, A., Woods, P., Nicolini, D., & Simpson, B. (2014) A Conversation on Leadership-as-Practice. Symposium to be presented at the International Studying Leadership Conference, Copenhagen, December 14-16

 

Kennedy, F. & Carroll, B.  A Portrait of a Clinical Leader: Constructing Identity, Relationships and Systems  
XII International Studying Leadership Conference, Rome, 14-16 December, 2013

 

Smolovic Jones, O. & Grint, K. Game of Thrones 
Critical Management Studies Conference, 10 – 12 July, 2013

 

Carroll, B. & Nicholson, H. Radically redefining authentic leadership development.
International Leadership Association Oceania Conference, 22 - 24 April, 2013

 

Kennedy, F. & Bathurst, R. When Fragments Collide: Working with Montage to Discover Something New
International Leadership Association Oceania Conference, 22 - 24 April, 2013

 

Kennedy, F. & Christie, S. Negotiating Worlds Of Difference- Developing A Researcher/Practitioner Partnership In Leadership Development
International Leadership Association Oceania Conference, 22 - 24 April, 2013

 

Kennedy, F. & Davis, H. Taking A Punt On Leadership Development: Improving The 'Odds' For R&D Of Leadership In Changed And Changing Times
International Leadership Association Oceania Conference, 22 - 24 April, 2013

 

Moore, A., Parker, P. & Crick, M. Bridging Leadership and Career in Leadership Development: Multiple Voices
International Leadership Association Oceania Conference, 22 - 24 April, 2013

 

Nicholson, H. & Carroll, B., ‘Watching, waiting, attention’: An exploration of leadership and agency
Fifth International Symposium on Process Organization Studies, 20 – 22 June, 2013

 

Smolovic Jones, O. & McCarthy, J. Lifting The Curtain: The Organizational Work Of Leadership Development
International Leadership Association Oceania Conference, 22 - 24 April, 2013

 

Smolovic Jones, O., Grint, K. & Holt, C. Coming up for Air: Degrees of Freedom in Local Political Leadership
International Leadership Association Oceania Conference, 22 - 24 April, 2013

 

Guthey, E., Jackson, B and Johnson, C.  The global coaching industry in comparative perspective: Evidence from Denmark and New Zealand.

International Leadership Association conference, Denver, CO, 24 - 27 October, 2012  

 

Carroll, B., Smolovic Jones, O., Kennedy, F., & Francoeur, J. Participant Perspectives – Constructing the Experience of Leadership.

Developing Leadership Capacity Conference, Exeter, 28 - 29 June, 2012.

 

Carroll, B., Gagnon, S., Gosling, J., & Parker, P. Developing critical dialogue in leadership development.

Developing Leadership Capacity Conference, Exeter, 28 - 29 June, 2012.

 

Carroll, B., Kennedy, F., & Francoeur, J. ”Joined up” leadership: Configuring leadership for professional organisations.

28th EGOS Colloquium, Helsinki, 5 - 7 June, 2012.

 

Kelly, D., Jackson, B. & Henare, M. Inside and out: Exploring Northern Maori Cultural Continuity in Feminine Ancestral Leadership.

APROS Conference, Auckland, New Zealand, 28 November – 1 December 2011.

 

Mcelhatton, E. & Jackson, B. Military Leadership and the Cultivation of Wisdom.

APROS Conference, Auckland, New Zealand, 28 November – 1 December 2011.

 

Kennedy, F., Carroll, B., & Francoeur, J. Repositioning mindset work in leadership development.

International Leadership Association Conference, London, 26-28 October 2011.

 

Carroll, B., Francoeur, J., & Kennedy, F. The professional at the intersection of Multiple discourses: Leadership in Health. International Leadership Association Conference, London, 26-28 October 2011.

 

Nicholson, H., & Carroll, B., The Interplay between Branding and Identity in Leadership Development.

International Leadership Association Conference, London, 26-28 October 2011.

 

Plester B. & Carroll B. Organizational humour, aesthetics and blasphemy: Jokes that transgress.

Critical Management Conference, Naples, Italy, 10-12 July 2011.

 

Erakovic, L; Jackson, B; & Kudumula-Arora, S. Leadership-in-governance in the professional services context: The case of an architecture firm.

EGOS, Sweden, 7-9 July 2011.

 

Carroll B. & Simpson B. Sociality and Leadership Development.

Third International Symposium on Process Organization Studies, Corfu, Greece, 16-18 June 2011.

 

Mcelhatton, E. & Jackson, B. Holding different propositions simultaneously without distress: Classical Chinese strategic leadership, power and thought in harmony.

Exploring Leadership and Learning Theories Conference, Penang, Malaysia, February 2011.

 

Levy, L., Kulich, C. & Gosling, J. Growing through failure: Character-building and discourse in negotiating identities.

8th International Conference on Studying Leadership, Birmingham, United Kingdom, December 2009.

 

Carroll, B. & Levy, L. Leadership in Crisis: The social construction of doubt, confidence and belief.

8th International Conference on Studying Leadership, Birmingham, United Kingdom, December 2009.

 

Carroll, B. & Levy, L. Identity construction in leadership development.

 

Carroll, B. & Nicholson, H. It IS all about me: Leadership, desire and self-knowledge.

 

Kennedy, F. & Carroll, B. A persistent vitality: Leadership, rationality and a tragic plot.

 

Nicholson, H., Jackson, B. & Woods, C. Problematizing leadership in the context of entrepreneurial family business.

 

Plester, B. & Carroll, B. Leader as joker.

 

Sveningsson, S. & Carroll, B. Validating leadership identity.

 

*Above papers presented at the 7th International Conference on Studying Leadership, hosted by Excelerator: New Zealand Leadership Institute, Auckland, December 2008.

 

Avery, G., Funke, D., Hughes, B. & Jackson, B. Leadership beyond green: What does it take to ensure an organisation is sustainable?.

22nd Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management, Auckland, December 2008.

 

Bathurst, R., Jackson, B. & Statler, M. The aesthetically aware leader.

22nd Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management, Auckland, December 2008.

 

Nana, E. & Jackson, B. The face of leadership: A follower perspective on appearance attributions based on the leader's face.

22nd Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management, Auckland, December 2008.

 

Carroll, B., Francoeur, J. & Levy, L. The nexus between leadership development and leadership research.

International Leadership Association 10th Anniversary Conference, Los Angeles, United States, November 2008.

 

Pfeifer, D. & Jackson, B. Indigenous intergroup leadership: How the Hui Taumata brought Maori together in a globalised world.

International Leadership Association 10th Anniversary Conference, Los Angeles, United States, November 2008.

 

Carroll, B. & Levy, L. Discourse of the heroic: Theorising the anti-hero

International Workshop on Leadership and Discourse, Sydney, Australia, February 2008.

 

Jackson, B., Guthey, E. and Clark, T. The celebrification of leadership: Contexts, causes and consequences.

International Workshop on Leadership and Discourse, Sydney, Australia, February 2008.

 

Kempster, S. & Jackson, B., Taking the 'p' out of leadership: A discussion on the role of purpose in leadership.

6th International Studying Leadership Conference, Warwick, United Kingdom, December 2007.

 

Guthey, E., Clark, T. & Jackson, B., The Branson/Trump/Welch/Murdoch/Fiorina syndrome: When leaders become celebrities and celebrities become leaders.

6th International Studying Leadership Conference, Warwick, United Kingdom, December 2007.

 

Woolley, L. Caza, A., Levy, L & Jackson, B. Three steps forward and one step back: Exploring relationships among authentic leadership, psychological capital and leader impact.

Annual Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management, Sydney, Australia, December 2007.

 

Carroll, B. & McLaren, A., The convergence of leadership and innovation: Leading time

Academy of Management, Philadelphia, United States, August 2007.

 

Carroll, B. & Parker, P., Leadership and boredom: The undiscussable imperative.

Academy of Management, Philadelphia, United States, August 2007.

 

Guthey, E. , Jackson, B. & Clark, T. Images of organisational leadership: Constructing a visual theory.

Academy of Management, Philadelphia, United States, August 2007.

 

Sinha, P. & Jackson, B. A dramaturgical inquiry into sense-making and sense-giving processes during an organisational crisis.

Academy of Management, Philadelphia, United States, August 2007.

 

Jackson, B. & Pfeifer, D. Leadership and social entrepreneurship in indigenous societies in Aotearoa - New Zealand.

Academy of Management, Philadelphia, United States, August 2007.

 

Esipova, N., Janson, A., Mogahed, D., & Javidan, M. Global Mindset Panel: Looking at leadership from a global/cultural perspective: the 2006 New Zealand National Authentic Leadership Study.

Gallup Leadership Institute 2006 Summit, Washington, United States, October 2006.

 

Carroll, B. & Levy, L. The Anti-Manager: Leadership identity as reactive

Managing Identities in Complex Organizations: An International Workshop, Lund, Sweden, May, 2006.

 

Jackson, B., Pfeifer, D. & Vine, B. The co-leadership of transformational leadership: A discourse analysis,

Annual Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management, Neppoon, QLD, 2006.

 

Carroll, B. & Levy, L. Becoming strategic? Understanding the relationship between strategy and leadership in leaders thinking,

Re-Thinking Leadership Conference, Lancaster, U.K., 2005.

 

Carroll, B & Levy, L. Assuming nothing: A conversation between academia, developers and participants around their leadership assumptions

Re-Thinking Leadership Conference, Lancaster, U.K., 2005.

 

 

Levy, L & Bentley, M. (2007). More Right than Real: The shape of authentic leadership in New Zealand

Prepared for BDO Spicers.

 

Mead, H, Stevens, S. Third, J., Jackson, B. & Pfeifer, D, (2006). Maori Leadership in Governance. Wellington: Hui Taumata.


Levy, L, Carroll, B, Francoeur, J and Logue, M (2005). The Generational Mirage: A pilot study into the perceptions of leadership by Generation X and Y

In association with Hudson.