Kae Reynolds


Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

• Innovative (arts-based and reflexive) leadership development and leader learning • Dialogue, debate, and discourse • Content analysis of communication and cultural artefacts • Individual, relational, and socially embedded aspects of moral reasoning in leadership and followership • Crisis leadership, crisis leadership communication, care ethics in crisis leadership • (Womens’) motivation to lead, Women’s leadership, the agency myth • Motivation to serve (servant leadership), • Moral reasoning orientation in leadership and followership, • Dual system processing, ethics, and egoism • Narcissism, extroversion, toxic leadership, bullying, gossip, and egoism and their impact on organisational climate • Ethical aspects of organisational behaviour, change, power, empowerment vs. gaslighting and manipulation • Innovative (arts-based and reflexive) leadership development and leader learning: leadership ethics, followership ethics • Moral capitalism • Care ethics in HRM • Pharmacy leadership challenges • post-postivisit, pragmatic, interpretivist, critical realist, and critical perspectives • The reflexive construction of leader ethical identity through the medium of poetry, • Communicative and socially embedded construction of gendered leader identity (gendered discourse analysis of business leaders' radio interviews) • Arts-based inquiry of relational and socially embedded aspects of ethical and unethical leadership • Content analysis of women and men's constructions of leadership and moral reasoning in epideictic rhetoric. • Self-leadership in the leadership relationship in not-for-profit organisations • Women’s leadership in micro non-profit organisations • Organisational political aspects of women’s motivation to lead


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