On behalf of the Sam and Bonnie Rechter Family Trust, we awarded grants to people who became Fellows in Positive Leadership from 2018 through 2024. Fellows used these grants to conduct research on the topic related to positive leadership. Please see the researchers who participated and summaries of their research below. Click here to see the latest request for research proposals.
An Examination of Positive Leadership and Workplace Neurodiversity
Enhancing Positive Leadership through a Compassion-Focused Intervention
Seeing the Forest and the Trees: Catalysts and Ramifications of Sustainable Leadership
Professor, Organizational Behavior and Human Resources, Founding Director of the Mindfulness InitiativeLee Kong Chian School of Business, Singapore Management University
Ph.D. Candidate, Organizational Behavior and Human ResourcesLee Kong Chian School of Business, Singapore Management University
Leader Emotional Accountability: The Consequences of Leaders Taking Accountability for their Emotions on Team Member Well-being and Effectiveness
Employee Reproductive Challenges: The Impact of Supervisor Compassion Employee Well-Being and Compassion Intentions and on Supervisor’s Leadership Effectiveness
Associate Professor of ManagementO’Malley School of Business, Manhattan College
Louis F. Capalbo Chair of Business Administration, Associate Professor of ManagementO’Malley School of Business, Manhattan College
Research and Evaluation SpecialistUniversity of Michigan
How do daily micro-interventions change leadership stereotypes for women and people of color?
Can an intervention increase people’s courage?
Lecturer (Assistant Professor)University of Limerick in Ireland
Visiting Research ScholarBehavioral Science and Policy Center
Social Science Research InstituteDuke University
Sim B. Sitkin
Professor of Management and Public Policy, Faculty Director – Fuqua/Coach K Center on Leadership and Ethics, and Director – Behavioral Science and Policy CenterDuke University
How is positive leadership enacted in international sports for youth?
How do different types of gratitude expression elicit employees’ felt appreciation and prosocial risk-taking?
Does multicultural leadership facilitate racial-neutral algorithm construction?
DEI Strategies: Profiles in Leadership
Development of a Student Based Positive Leadership Instructional Resource
Developing a Scale of Leader Inclusivity
A Leader-centric Examination of the Effects of Motivating Followers via Pep Talks
Family Businesses as Sources of Positive Leadership in Our Communities
Locklear, L.R., Taylor, S.G., & Ambrose, M.L. (2023). An Awareness Intervention to Increase Supervisor Appreciation Expressions. Academy of Management Proceedings.
Trust-Centered Ethical Leadership Scale
Developing the Compassionate Coaching by Leader Index (CCLI)
Structured Ethical Reflection Tool
Assessing Leader Quality in Human Service Organizations