Responsible leadership

 

Emerald and SDGs
An Emerald mission in support of the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Responsible leaders take business decisions that consider all stakeholders; they examine both sustainability and equitability, and learn from the communities they serve.    

Here, we’ve collated some articles, books, podcasts and more that discuss the workplace issues faced by the responsible leaders of today.

This mission supports our Responsible management goal

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Key questions

How can leaders increase inclusivity & banish bias?

Focusing on awareness, breaking down barriers, and acknowledging unconscious biases will allow diversity and inclusivity to permeate an organisation.

Management decision: video abstract

Quality of group decisions by board members: a hidden-profile experiment

Author Tessa Coffeng describes the the methodology, outcomes and conclusions of a study on decision making by board members.

Some groups used well-known discussion procedures and others did not, and despite only one fifth of the groups choosing the most appropriate option, those involved were satisfied with their decision making.  

Corporate comms – how can they champion equity & diversity? 

Here we feature articles that investigate the role of corporate practices in advancing organisational diversity and inclusion.

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Responsible leadership article collection

Browse a selection of popular up-to-date responsible leadership-related journal articles

 
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Special issues

Increasing equitability, leading during COVID-19, de-centering leadership and more

Selected special issues that include relevant articles.

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Calls for papers

We’ve collated relevant calls for papers for forthcoming special issues. If you don’t see a call that’s right for you, you can browse all of our journal calls for papers.

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Books & book series

New book series

We think we’ve got some of the best books out there on the topic of leadershipFor starters, we have our series, Exploring Effective Leadership Practices through Popular Culture.

Leadership in Middle Earth

Michael J Urick (2021)

Using leadership and management examples from the works of JRR Tolkien, this book examines mentorship, team dynamics and ethical leadership amongst other themes.  

Recent books

Book series & individual titles

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Podcasts

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Other information

Emerald Open Research (EOR) gateways

Articles in these gateways will always be free to browse, download and share.

If you're interested in publishing an original research article, a case study or data notes in one of these gateways, we'd love to hear from you.

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The power of diverse voices

Read our global inclusivity report, and get access to thought-provoking articles and free research content. 

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Expert Briefings

We've teamed up with Oxford Analytica to deliver Expert Briefings through Emerald Insight. Read unbiased analyses on world events and their potential political, social and economic effects here.

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Content alerts

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