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Richard Field, PhD, MBA, BMath

Professor

Alberta School of Business

Strategic Management and Organization

Research

Research Interests

Leadership and Management

(2019) "Leadership and Technology". In "Considering Leadership Anew: A Handbook on Alternative Leadership Theory" edited by Gerardo Daniel Abreu Pederzini. Newcastle Upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. pp. 14-29. See the preview in Google Books at: https://books.google.co.uk/books/about/Considering_Leadership_Anew.html?id=sTGyDwAAQBAJ&redir_esc=y

(2018) "The Roles of Leaders, Managers, & Supervisors; The Practices of Leadership, Management, & Supervision; and the Decisions of the Leader/Manager/Supervisor." Journal of Organizational Behavior Education", Volume 11: 63-78.  

(2009) Book Chapter “Leadership” in “The Handbook of Technology Management”, Volume 1, pp. 178-188. Hossein Bidgoli, Editor-in-Chief, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. With Stephanie Buddle, MBA Student. [Article link at end of this page]

(2006) "Discontinuous Change in University Web Sites: The Relative Importance of Reasons for Change." Journal of Information, Information Technology, and Organizations, Volume 1, pp. 43-57. With Terry Ryan and Lorne Olfman. [Article link at end of this page]

(2003) "The Evolution of U.S. Government State Home Pages From 1997 To 2002". International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, Vol. 59, pp. 403-430. With Terry Ryan and Lorne Olfman. [Article link at end of this page]

(2001) "The Behavioral Tourist: Reflections on a Journey to the Land of IS", Communications of the Association for Information Systems, Volume 7 Article 21. [Article link at end of this page]

(1999) "Culture specific and cross culturally generalizable implicit leadership theories: Are attributes of charismatic/transformational leadership universally endorsed?" Leadership Quarterly, Vol. 10, pp. 219-256. With Den Hartog, D.N., House, R. J., Hanges, P.J., Ruiz-Quintanilla, S. A., Dorfman, P.W.,. et al. (all co-authors of the GLOBE research project from 61 countries). 

(1999) "Cultural Influences on Leadership and Organizations: Project GLOBE", In Advances in Global Leadership (W. H. Mobley, M.J. Gessner, & V. Arnold, Eds.), pp. 171-233, Stamford, CN: JAI Press. With R. J. House, P.J. Hanges, S.A. Ruiz-Quintanilla, P.W. Dorfman, M. Javidan, M.W. Dickson, V. Gupta et al. (all co-authors of the GLOBE research project from 61 countries). 

(1998) "Testing the incremental validity of the Vroom-Jago versus Vroom-Yetton models of participation in decision making." With Julian P. Andrews. Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, Volume 11: 251-261. [Article link at end of this page]

(1998) "Regrounding the concept of leadership." With Julian P. Andrews. Leadership and Organization Development Journal, Vol. 19: 128-136. [Title page only link at the end of this page]

(1993) "The case of the purloined journal article, or on being at the receiving end of academic dishonesty." Journal of Management Inquiry, Vol. 2(4), Dec. 1993, pp. 317-324. [Article link at end of this page]

(1992) "The environmental crisis in the office: Why aren't managers managing the office environment?" With N. Phillips, Journal of General Management, 18(1), pp. 35-50. [Article link at end of this page]

(1990) "A test of the Vroom-Yetton model using manager and subordinate reports." With R.J. House, Journal of Applied Psychology, Vol. 75, pp. 362-366. [Article link at end of this page]

(1990) "The effect of situation attributes on decision method choice in the Vroom-Jago model of participation in decision making." With P.C. Read and J.J. Louviere, Leadership Quarterly, Vol. 1: 165-176. [Article link at end of this page]

(1990) "Expert systems for management decision making: Two tests and prescriptions for future systems." With W.C. Wedley, Journal of Management Systems, Vol. 2, pp. 61-76.

(1990) "The evolution of leadership theory." With D.A. Van Seters, Journal of Organizational Change Management, Vol. 3, pp. 29-45. [Article link at end of this page]

(1989) "Leaders as stars, pulsars, quasars, and black holes." Business Horizons, Vol. 32(3), pp. 60-64.

(1989) "The self-fulfilling prophecy leader: Achieving the Metharme effect." Journal of Management Studies, Vol. 26, pp. 151-175. [Article link at end of this page]

(1989) "The MBA program: Views from a student and a professor." With D.A. Van Seters, Organizational Behavior Teaching Review, Vol. 13, pp. 59-71.

(1989) "Criteria used in selecting Vroom-Yetton decision styles." With W.C. Wedley and M.W.J. Hayward, Canadian Journal of Administrative Studies, Vol. 6, pp. 18-24. [Article link at end of this page]

(1988) "Management by Expectations (MBE): The power of positive prophecy." With D.A. Van Seters, Journal of General Management, Vol. 14(2), pp. 19-33. [Article link at end of this page]

(1988) "Informational social influence and vicarious learning in group decision making." International Journal of Small Group Research, Vol. 4, pp. 84-93.

(1986) "Constructive controversy, the Vroom-Yetton model, and managerial decision making." With D. Tjosvold and W.C. Wedley, Journal of Occupational Behavior, Vol. 7, pp. 125-138.

(1986) "Effect of concurrence, controversy, and consensus on group decision making." With D. Tjosvold, Journal of Social Psychology, Vol. 125, pp. 355-363.

(1984) "A predecision support system." With W.C. Wedley, Academy of Management Review, Vol. 9, pp. 696-703. [Article link at end of this page]

(1984) "Managers' structuring cooperative and competitive controversy in group decision making." With D. Tjosvold, International Journal of Management, Vol. 1, pp. 26-32. [Article link at end of this page]

(1983) "Effects of social context on consensus and majority vote decision making." With D. Tjosvold, Academy of Management Journal, Vol. 26, pp. 500-506. [Article link at end of this page]

(1982) "Climate: A reconceptualization and proposed model." With M.A. Abelson, Human Relations, Vol. 35, pp. 181-201. [Article link at end of this page]

(1982) "A test of the Vroom-Yetton normative model of leadership." Journal of Applied Psychology, Vol. 67, pp. 523-532. [Article link at end of this page]

(1979) "A critique of the Vroom-Yetton contingency model of leadership behavior." Academy of Management Review, Vol. 4, pp. 249-257. [Article link at end of this page]

(1979) "Employee selection as a bargaining process: An exercise." Exchange: The Organizational Behavior Teaching Journal, Vol. 4(1), pp. 41-42.


Teaching

BUS 505 MBA, "Business Ethics"

SMO 402 "Management Skills for Supervisors and Leaders"

SMO 322 "Theories of Organizational Behaviour"

SMO 301 "Behaviour in Organizations"