Details for Psychology of Leadership
This subject is designed to provide students with a broad overview of psychological theories and concepts that are particularly related to the context of leadership.
- Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
- Course code: LEA504
- Credit points: 10
RES401 or equivalent
The following courses are prerequisites:
The unit Psychology of Leadership is part of the subject area Leadership and is offered as a part of the following Awards: Master of Arts (Christian Studies) (Alphacrucis College (NSW Dept. of Education)).
- Personality disorders
- Leader and staff development, including IQ, EQ, and SQ
- EQ and flexible leadership
- Authentic leadership
- Communication and challenging mindsets
- Collaborative problem solving and conflict resolution
- Rhetoric and influence of voice
- Cultivating psychologically healthy teams
Caruso, D., & Salovey, P., The emotionally intelligent manager: How to develop and use the four key emotional skills of leadership. Jossy-Bass, 2004.
Egan, G., The skilled helper: A problem management approach to helping. Cole Publishing Company, 1998.
Eisenberg, E. M., Strategic ambiguities: Essays on communication, organization, and identity. Sage, 2007.
Ellis, A., Abrams, M., & Abrams, L., Personality theories: Critical perspectives. Sage, 2009.
Goleman, D. B. R., & McKee, A., The new leaders: Transforming the art of leadership in the science of results. Time Warner, 2003.
Haslam, N., Introduction to personality and intelligence. Sage, 2007.
Judge, T. A., Bono, J. E., Remus, I., & Gerhardt, M. W., “Personality and leadership: A qualitative and quantitative review.” Journal of Applied Psychology, 87.4(2002): 765-780.
Kets de Vries, M. F. R., Leaders, fools, and impostors: Essays on the psychology of leadership. iUniverse, 2003.