For further thought
Links that I've found useful
History of Leadership Research - this is a relatively brief article that summarises very effectively the recent history of research into leadership. Don't be put off by the initial title line about change in schools, the full article is here.
Journal of Biblical Perspectives in Leadership - as issues of the journal become archived access to them is free, click here.
LeaderValues - an amazingly large website with lots and lots of resources available for free access. Highly recommended for browsing around, find it here.
Simon Walker, guru of Undefended Leadership blogs here. His latest book, The Undefended Life, is available to read on the blog.
John Sutton is an academic researcher in the field of all things memory who generously shares his enthusiasm and ideas widely. If you'd like to learn more about collective/social memory his webpage is a great place to start (and the links from his more recent university pages available through this site).
Jay Heinrichs is an American rhetorician who has a talent for applyine the classics of rhetorical categories and thought in a useful and engaging way. See his books Word Hero (Three Rivers, 2011) and Thank You for Arguing (Allen Lane, 2007), also his websites here and here.