SAGE Journal Articles

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Article 1: Plaisance, P. (2014, June). Virture in media: The moral psychology of U.S. exemplars in news and public relations. Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, 91(2), 308-325.

Questions to consider:

  1. What did you learn about moral psychology and moral exemplars after reading this article?
  2. What are 2-3 key takeaways from the results of this research?
  3. What does personality traits have to do with overall moral reasoning?
  4. Discuss 2-3 other learnings from this article and how you can apply that learning in a new way.

Article 2: Gang, W., In-Sue, O., Courtright, S. & Colbert, A. (2011). Transformational leadership and performance across criteria and levels: A meta-analytic review of 25 years of research. Group and Organization Management, 36(2), 223-270.

Questions to consider:

  1. What are the main points of this article? Why is this article powerful?
  2. What is the relationship between transformational leadership and followership?
  3. What is the meta analysis?
  4. What are the implications for the managers in this article? How can you use this information be become a better leader?