Lanaj, K., Foulk, T. A., & Erez, A. (2019). Energizing leaders via self-reflection: A within-person field experiment. Journal of Applied Psychology, 104(1), 1–18. This resource presents theory and poses self-reflection as an intervention focused on improving leader energy.
Nesbit, P. L. (2012). The Role of Self-Reflection, Emotional Management of Feedback, and Self-Regulation Processes in Self-Directed Leadership Development. Human Resource Development Review, 11(2), 203–226. This resource presents and explores a framework of self-directed leadership development to advance conceptual understanding and practical applications for self-development approaches to the development of leaders in organizations.
Pedler, M. (2010). A manager’s guide to leadership. [electronic resource] : an action learning approach (2nd ed. / Mike Pedler.). McGraw-Hill. Chapter 5 begins our examination of leadership as a practice. In order for an individual to influence others, the individual must believe in what he or she is doing.
Sudmann, L. (2019, October 10). To be a great leader, you need to start by leading yourself. This resource provides clarity on why leaders should focus on leading themselves first, as well as breaking down three actions that go into self-leadership.
Salacuse, J. W. (2006). Leading leaders how to manage smart, talented, rich, and powerful people. New York, NY: AMACOM. Chapters 1-5 provide additional background on leadership and skills related to leadership, breaking down leadership into seven daily tasks.
Tyran, K. L. (2017). Preparing to Lead: A Leadership Philosophy Exercise for Business Students. Management Teaching Review, 2(4), 258–268. This resource introduces a leadership philosophy exercise where students reflect on their values and prepare a statement of what they intend to do as a leader in their careers.