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Centre for Leadership Studies & Practice

Contact information

Type of addressPostal address
BuildingLancaster University Management School
Postal codeLA1 4YX
CountryUnited Kingdom
  • Phone: +44 (0)1524 510906

Organisation profile

Faculty in the centre have performed research on a wide variety of topics related to leadership effectiveness and leader development, and have investigated how leaders influence followers’ job performance, job satisfaction, organizational commitment, turnover intentions, counterproductive work performance. Faculty also study how leaders contribute to overall firm profitability and performance, and do research promoting ethical leadership and corporate social responsibility. Faculty are on the cutting edge of leadership research and take a critical approach to existing theories to see if they match current organizational and societal conditions. Some of the research areas include:


  • Emotions and authenticity
  • Entrepreneurial leaders and leadership
  • Gender and diversity
  • Governance and performance
  • International leadership and leadership in non-Western cultures
  • Learning and development
  • Responsibilities, purposes and ethics

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