Research

  • Bligh, M. C., & Kohles, J. C. (2009). The Enduring Allure of Charisma: How Barack Obama Won the Historic 2008 Presidential Election. The Leadership Quarterly, 20, 483-492.
  • Ferrin, D. L., Bligh, M. C., & Kohles, J. C. (2008). It Takes Two to Tango: An Interdependence Analysis of the Spiraling of Perceived Trustworthiness and Cooperation in Interpersonal and Intergroup Relationships. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 107, 161-178.
  • Pillai, R., Kohles, J. C., Bligh, M. C., Carsten, M., & Brodowsky, G. (2009). Leadership in Confucian Asia: Similarities and Differences of Justice, Trust, and Leadership Outcomes in Mainland China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Winner of John Yanouzas Outstanding Paper Award at the Eastern Academy of Management International Conference in Rio De Janeiro, June 21-25, 2009
  • Williams, E.A., Pillai, R., Lowe, K. B., Jung, D., & Herst, D. (2009). Crisis, Charisma, Values & Voting Behavior in the 2004 Presidential Election, The Leadership Quarterly
  • Pillai, R., Kohles, J. C., & Bligh, M. C. (2007). Through Thick and Thin? Follower Constructions of Presidential Leadership Amidst Crises, 2001 - 2005. In Shamir, B., Pillai, R., Bligh, M. C., & Uhl-Bien, M. (Eds.).
  • Follower-Centered Perspectives on Leadership: A Tribute to the Memory of James R. Meindl. Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing.
  • Ferrin, D. L., Bligh, M. C., & Kohles, J. C. (In Press). Can I Trust You to Trust Me? A Theory of Trust, Monitoring, and Cooperation in Interpersonal and Intergroup Relationships. Group and Organization Management.
  • Bligh, M. C., Pearce, C. L., & Kohles, J. C. (2006). The Importance of Self and Shared Leadership in Team Based Knowledge Work: A Meso-Level Model of Leadership Dynamics. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 21(4).
  • Kohles, J. C. (2005). Effective dialogue for strategic rewards. Published as part of an international debate titled, "What do strategists actually do?" European Business Forum, 21(1), Spring: 18-19.
  • Bligh, M. C., Kohles, J. C., & Pillai, R. (2005). Crisis and Charisma in the California Recall Election. Leadership, 1(3), 323-352.
  • Bligh, M. C., Kohles, J. C., & Meindl, J. R. (2004). Charting the Language of Leadership: A Methodological Investigation of President Bush and the Crisis of 9/11. Journal of Applied Psychology, 89(3): 562-574.
  • Bligh, M. C., Kohles, J. C., & Meindl, J. R. (2004). Charisma Under Crisis: Presidential Leadership, Rhetoric, and Media Responses Before and After the September 11th Terrorist Attacks. The Leadership Quarterly, 15(2): 211-239.