Date of Award
Graduate School of Professional Psychology
Michael Karson, Ph.D, J.D.
Second Committee Member
Gwen Vogel Mitchell, Psy.D.
Third Committee Member
Risa Muchnick, Psy.D.
Leadership, Organizational psychology, Self psychology
The 21st-century workplace underemphasizes the importance of relational leadership, at the expense of the bottom line. Although there is a plethora of both popular and academic literature on the importance of good leadership in the workplace, relational leadership techniques have been misunderstood and underutilized. Dynamic psychology theories that emphasize the importance of relationships—such as self psychology—can be used to produce organizational results.
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