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Ian O. Ihnatowycz Institute for Leadership

Research Publications

Selected Refereed Publications

Seijts, G.H., Byrne, A., Crossan, M. & Gandz, J. (2018). Leader character in board governance. Journal of Management and Governance.

Seijts, G.H., & Gandz, J. (2018). Transformational change and leader character.  Business Horizons.

Crossan, M., Byrne, A., Seijts, G., Reno, M., Monzani, L., & Gandz, J. (2017). Toward a framework of leader character in organizations. Journal of Management Studies.

Seijts, G.H., Crossan, M., & Carleton, E. (2017). Embedding leader character into HR practices to achieve sustained excellence.  Organizational Dynamics, January-March, 46 (1): 30-39. 

Sturm, R.E.; Vera, D.; Crossan, M. (2017).  The entanglement of leader character and leader competence and its impact on performance. Leadership Quarterly.

Latham, G.P., Seijts, G.H., Slocum, J., (2016), The goal setting and goal orientation labyrinth: Effective ways for increasing employee performance. Organizational Dynamics, October-December, 45 (4): 271-277.

Seijts, G.H. (2016). The best objective in life is to be a good ancestor: An interview with Tim Hockey. Business Horizons, May/June 59(3): 249 - 255.

Seijts, G.H., Gandz, J., Crossan, M., & Reno, M. (2015). Character matters: Character dimensions' impact on leader performance and outcomes. Organizational Dynamics, 44(1), 65-74.

Crossan, M., Mazutis, D., & Seijts, G.H. (2013). In search of virtue: The role of virtues, values and character strengths in ethical decision making. Journal of Business Ethics, 113, 567 - 581.

Crossan, M., Mazutis, D., Seijts, G.H., & Gandz, J. (2013). Developing leadership character in business programs. Academy of Management Learning and Education, 2, 285 – 305.

Selected Books

Seijts, G. & McMillan, K. (2017). Leadership in practice: Theory and cases in leadership and character.  New York, NY: Routledge Publishing.

Crossan, M., Seijts, G., Gandz, J. (2016). Developing leadership character. New York, NY: Routledge Publishing.

Seijts, G. (2014).  Good leaders learn: Lessons from lifetimes of leadership. New York, NY: Routledge Publishing.

Gandz, J., Crossan, M., Seijts, G.H., & Stephenson, C. (2010). Leadership on trial: A manifesto for leadership development.  London, Ontario: Richard Ivey School of Business.

Selected Book Chapters

Crossan, M., Seijts, G., & Mazutis, D. (2015). Developing character in business schools.  In: A. Sison (Ed.), Handbook of virtue ethics in business and management. Springer Science+Business Media.

Crossan, M. Mazutis, D., Reno M., & Rea, P. (2015). Leadership virtues and character: A perspective in practice. In: A. Sison (Ed.), Handbook of virtue ethics in business management.  Springer Science+Business Media.