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Fred Dansereau

Professor Emeritus
Organization and Human Resources Department

Education

PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
MA, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
BS, St. Joseph's University

Background

Dansereau works in the field of organizational behavior, specializing in understanding the simultaneous management of individuals, teams and organizations with an emphasis on leadership, team processes and motivation. He is the co-author of 11 books, the author of more than 80 published articles and is the co-editor of a book series called Research in Multi-Level Issues published by Elsevier. He is a fellow of the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, the American Psychological Association, and the American Psychological Society.

Selected Publications

Fred Dansereau, Stephanie Seitz, Chia-Yen Chiu, Brooke Shaughnessy, and Fran Yammarino.  (2013)  "What Makes Leadership, Leadership?  Using Self-Expansion Theory to Integrate Traditional and Contemporary Approaches to Leadership."  Leadership Quarterly, 24, 798-821.

Fran Yammarino and Fred Dansereau.  (2011)  Multi-Level Issues in Evolutionary Theory and Organizational Behavior.  Leadership Quarterly, 22, 1042-1057.

Jeewon Cho and Fred Dansereau.  (2010)  "Are Transformational Leaders Fair?  A Multi-Level Study of Transformational Leadership, Justice Perceptions, and Organizational Citizenship Behaviors."  Leadership Quarterly, 21, 409-421.

Fran Yammarino and Fred Dansereau.  (2009)  Multi-Level Issues in Leadership and Organizational Behavior. Oxford, UK:  Emerald Publishing Group.

Fran Yammarino, Shelly Dionne, Chet Schriesheim, and Fred Dansereau.  (2008)  "Authentic Leadership:  A Meso, Multi-Level Perspective."  Leadership Quarterly, 19, 693-707.

Fran Yammarino and Fred Dansereau.  (2008)  "Multi-Level Nature of and Multi-Level Approaches to Leadership."  Leadership Quarterly, 19, 135-141.

Fred Dansereau and Fran Yammarino.  (2007)  Multi-Level Issues in Organizations and Time.  Amsterdam:  JAI Press/Elsevier.

Fran Yammarino and Fred Dansereau.  (2006)  Multi-Level Issues in Social Systems. Amsterdam: Elsevier Science.

Fred Dansereau and Fran Yammarino.  (2005)  Multi-Level Issues in Strategy and Methods. Amsterdam: Elsevier Science.

Fran Yammarino and Fred Dansereau.  (2004)  Multi-Level Issues in Organizational Behavior and Processes. Amsterdam: Elsevier Science.

Fred Dansereau and Fran Yammarino.  (2003) Multi-Level Issues in Organizational Behavior and Strategy. Amsterdam: Elsevier Science.

Fran Yammarino and Fred Dansereau.  (2002)  The Many Faces of Multi-Level Issues. Amsterdam: Elsevier Science.

Fran Yammarino, Fred Dansereau, and Christine Kennedy. (2001)  "A Multiple-Level, Multidimensional Approach to Leadership: Viewing Leadership through an Elephant's Eye."  Organizational Dynamics, 29, 149-163.

Michael Mumford, Fred Dansereau, and Fran Yammarino.  (2000)  "Followers, Motivations, and Levels of Analysis: The Case of Individualized Leadership."  Leadership Quarterly, 11, 313-340.

Professional Associations

  • Academy of Management
  • American Psychological Association (Fellow)
  • Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology (Fellow)
  • American Psychological Society (Fellow)

Administrative Responsibilities

  • Associate Dean for Research
  • Chair of the Research Committee

Consulting

Dansereau has served as a consultant about leadership, motivation and team building in aerospace, banking, steel and various manufacturing organizations, as well as in educational and other public institutions.