Neuroscience and leadership: take care not to throw the baby out with the bathwater

Ashkanasy, Neal M. (2013) Neuroscience and leadership: take care not to throw the baby out with the bathwater. Journal of Management Inquiry, 22 3: 311-313. doi:10.1177/1056492613478519

Attached Files (Some files may be inaccessible until you login with your UQ eSpace credentials)
Name Description MIMEType Size Downloads

Author Ashkanasy, Neal M.
Title Neuroscience and leadership: take care not to throw the baby out with the bathwater
Journal name Journal of Management Inquiry   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1056-4926
1552-6542
Publication date 2013-07-01
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1177/1056492613478519
Volume 22
Issue 3
Start page 311
End page 313
Total pages 3
Place of publication United States
Publisher Sage Publications
Collection year 2014
Language eng
Formatted abstract
In his critique of the application of neuroscience to leadership, and especially the use of neurological indicators to predict and select leaders, Lindebaum (2013) makes the point that, despite the developing interest in the concept, there are a raft of problematical issues, both methodologically and morally. I agree with this conclusion. I also agree with Lindebaum’s assertion that what Ringleb and Rock (2008, p. 3) referred to as “NeuroLeadership” is becoming a new management fad. Nonetheless, having written extensively on emotional intelligence, cited as a “management fad,” I would like to issue a warning here that scholars must take care not to “throw the baby out with the bathwater”...
Q-Index Code CX
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status UQ
Additional Notes Published online 11 March 2013. Published under "Reflections on Experience".

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
Collections: Non HERDC
UQ Business School Publications
 
Versions
Version Filter Type
Citation counts: TR Web of Science Citation Count  Cited 4 times in Thomson Reuters Web of Science Article | Citations
Scopus Citation Count Cited 4 times in Scopus Article | Citations
Google Scholar Search Google Scholar
Created: Fri, 22 Mar 2013, 20:53:25 EST by Susan Peeters on behalf of UQ Business School