Executive leadership. Board governance. Charismatic leadership. Leading organizational change. Leadership development. Talent management and succession. Influence approaches and leadership. The language of leadership.
Director, Urban Leadership Program, Claremont Graduate University. Training of urban leaders for effecting local and systematic change. Creation of successful urban schools. Sustainable urban communities through successful educational institutions. Leadership in policy, politics and governance. Leadership in socio-economic & cultural diversity.
The linkage of knowledge creation to specific attributes of leadership that foster courage and enable people to develop more fully integrated selves (i.e., to experience self-transcendence - the enlargement of the self to include personal relationships at work ant the commitment to valued causes) and to enhance the meaning they derive from their work.
Gender and leadership. Director of the Berger Institute for Work and Family. Co-author of Women at the Top: Powerful Leaders Tell Us How to Combine Work and Family. Past President of the American Psychological Association.
Leader development and positive organizational psychology. The impact of leadership and undergraduate leadership education, understanding the motivational aspects driving leader self-development, and building the development of global mindset.
Predication of leadership and managerial potential. Charismatic leadership theory. Nonverbal communication in social interaction. Communication processes in organizational settings. Assessment center methodology for personnel selection, employee development, and measurement of leadership potential. Learning strategies in higher education.