Roger Gill

Roger Gill
Durham University | DU · Durham University Business School

BA, MA, BPhil, PhD

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Publications (36)
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The literature on meaningful work often highlights the role of leaders in creating a sense of meaning in the work or tasks that their staff or followers carry out. However, a fundamental question arises about whether or not leaders are morally responsible for providing meaningful work when perceptions of what is meaningful may differ between leader...
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Young people throughout Eurasia are looking for leadership that is different from what preceding generations experienced in the Soviet era and many people are still accustomed to, namely a less top-down authoritarian style by a solo leader reflecting the outdated ‘Great Man’ model of ‘strong’ leadership and for a more collaborative, participative s...
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Across the globe, COVID-19 continues to disrupt everyday lives, with serious consequences for individuals' health and wellbeing. This retrospective, multinational survey study draws upon the Personal Resource Allocation (PRA) framework to explore how various demographic factors, individual differences, and leadership determine the perceived and act...
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The current model of corporate governance needs reform. There is mounting evidence that the practices of shareholder primacy drive company directors and executives to adopt the same short time horizon as financial markets. Pressure to meet the demands of the financial markets drives stock buybacks, excessive dividends and a failure to invest in pro...
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This article introduces a new perspective that challenges well-known leadership styles that have flourished in hitherto stable environments. 'Fusion leadership' integrates Eastern and Western values and mindsets to establish an approach that may more effectively respond to the challenges and dilemmas of leadership and organizational issues in conte...
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Institutions such as the military aim to respond efficiently to complex logistical challenges using a strictly hierarchical structure, where leaders are assigned a rank by senior colleagues and team members are trained to obey leader commands. Anthropologists have observed that leadership status outside of these top-down hierarchical institutions i...
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Organizations are diverse workplaces where various beliefs, values and perceptions are shared to varying extents. How can spiritual leadership induce altruistic love and intrinsic motivation among diverse members within the organization and without being regarded as really yet another covert, sophisticated form of corporate exploitation of human vu...
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The majority of research on mindfulness reflects a secular viewpoint to the detriment of contextualized mindfulness approaches. We contribute to the literature on organizational mindfulness by arguing that mindfulness is a wisdom-based practice that has been exploited as an instrument for stress reduction or moment awareness techniques. We carried...
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Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to understand the role of interaction in the process of leadership. Interaction has been claimed to be a leadership competence in earlier research into leadership in the Royal Navy. The aim of this research is to define how interaction works within naval teams. Design/methodology/approach – The research uses...
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Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to understand the role of interaction in the process of leadership. Interaction has been claimed to be a leadership competence in earlier research into leadership in the Royal Navy. The aim of this research is to define how interaction works within naval teams. Design/methodology/approach - The research uses G...
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Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to take a fresh look at the leadership and management debate through exploring underlying power assumptions in the literature. Design/methodology/approach – The paper is a conceptual discussion that draws on the power-based literature to develop a framework to help conceptually understand leadership in relati...
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Featuring critical insights into theoretical concepts and current international examples, this book provides an accessible way for students and practitioners to enhance their understanding and develop the crucial skills need to be successful when managing and leading change in organisations.
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Human beings have an animating need for meaning, purpose and a sense of value or worth in what they do. Many managers and employees — particularly those in industries in which the profit motive is commonplace — are seeking meaning in their work associated more closely with their personal values and beliefs or the need for personal fulfilment rather...
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Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to investigate the factor structure of the Multifactor Leadership Questionnaire (MLQ) in a UK context. For a number of years studies have failed to reproduce the original MLQ factor structure. A paper published in Leadership & Organization Development Journal by Alban‐Metcalfe and Alimo‐Metcalfe in 2000 sugges...
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Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to report on an empirical study of the effectiveness of transformational, transactional and laissez‐faire leadership across hierarchical levels in manufacturing organizations in the UK. The aim was to develop a framework of leadership across hierarchical levels that would be useful for leadership development p...
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Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to investigate the factor structure of the Multifactor Leadership Questionnaire (MLQ) in a UK context. For a number of years studies have failed to reproduce the original MLQ factor structure. A paper published in Leadership & Organization Development Journal by Alban-Metcalfe and Alimo-Metcalfe in 2000 sugges...
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This article argues for a trainability concept for management potential, and reports a study of the relationships between intelligence and (a) post-training performance and (b) gain in performance due to training for two managerial skills, prioritizing and decision making. Thirty-three subjects took part in two short in-basket exercises, with a pri...
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How does the degree of virtualness in team members' daily work affect the perceived importance of various leadership behaviours in virtual and face-to-face communication settings? A survey of 419 technical engineers working as members of teams at Shell Global Solutions International suggests that, with a few exceptions, most task-oriented as well a...
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Concerns about the factor structure of the ‘Full Range Leadership’ (FRL) model have been highlighted in the literature and suggestions of different conceptualisations of the model have emerged. This paper investigates these suggestions using a 360- degree version (both self-rating and other–rating forms) of the Multi-factor Leadership Questionnaire...
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Several studies have examined the leadership styles and behaviour of managers across hierarchical levels to see whether or not the styles and behaviour are similar. The present study collected data from over 400 managers in the UK to research the topic. It found that generally there are significant differences in the leadership styles between senio...
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Do men and women have a different or a similar approach to the leadership role? Various leadership styles and behaviour of managers have been researched in several countries to identify similarities and differences between men and women leaders. The present study examines the leadership style and behaviour of UK managers, using a questionnaire meth...
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This paper argues that, while change must be well managed, it also requires effective leadership to be successfully introduced and sustained. An integrative model of leadership for change is proposed, reflecting its cognitive, spiritual, emotional and behavioural dimensions and requirements. The model comprises vision, values, strategy, empowerment...
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The development of leadership theory has paralleled the development of organizational theory. The models of laissez-faire, transactional and transformational leadership both explain the old paradigm of the bureaucratic organization and reinforce the new organizational paradigm for the twenty-first century. The bureaucratic organization is analyzed...
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Japan’s spectacular economic performance until recently has stimulated organizational scholars and managers to consider the application of Japanese management practices in other cultures. This article presents the findings of a study of the validity of doing so in one particular culture, Singapore. Five practices associated with the Japanese style...
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Research Focus - Déjà vu: how the ghosts of changes past return to haunt us 1 What effect does the history of change in an organisation have on shaping employees' attitudes and behaviour, especially regarding change itself? With respect to change, "once bitten, twice shy", one might imagine. But what exactly happens? And what leadership lessons can...

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The aim of the project is to work with creative methods to understand the impact of LD in differing contexts and cultures over time.
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To produce a model of the relationships of these four factors that has both a sound theoretical basis and useful practical application in respect of effective and ethical leadership and leadership development.