Chapter 3: Power and leadership

Journal Article 3.1: Lucas, J.W. and Baxter, A.R. (2012) ‘Power, influence, and diversity in organizations’, The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 639(1): 49–70.

Description: This article discusses power, status and influence in sociology’s group and applies them into diversity issues in organizations, and suggests solutions for the challenges faced.


Journal Article 3.2: Martinez, A.D., Kane, R.E., Ferris, G.R. and Brooks, C.D. (2012) ‘Power in leader–follower work relationships’, Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies, 19(2): 142–151.

Description: This article examines the power standings of both leader and follower and the implications of such on work outcomes.