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Dr Alison Legood

Dr Alison Legood

Senior Lecturer in Leadership

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+44 (0) 1392 722259

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Streatham Court, University of Exeter, Rennes Drive, Exeter, EX4 4PU, UK

Alison joined the Business School in September 2018 as a senior lecturer in leadership. Prior to this she held a position at Aston Business School. Her research focuses on relational leadership and trust. Specifically, she investigates the trust dynamics of leader-follower relationship. Alison has published her work in outlets such as the Leadership Quarterly, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology and the Journal of Business Ethics. Alison received her PhD from Aston University. 

Nationality: British

Qualifications

PhD, MSc, BSc

Research interests

  • Leadership
  • Trust 

Research projects

Alison is currently working on a broad range of projects with collaborators from both the UK and worldwide. Her main research focus is on the topic of trust and leadership however she also works on broader topics such as mindfulness, creativity and psychological entitlement.

Alison currently supervises two PhD students and one DBA student. 

Key publications | Publications by category | Publications by year

Publications by category


Journal articles

Radulovic A, Thomas G, Epitropaki O, Legood A (In Press). Forgiveness in Leader-Member Exchange (LMX) Relationships: Mediating and Moderating Mechanisms. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology Full text.
van der Werff L, Legood A, Weibel A, Bukley F, DeCremer D (In Press). Trust Motivation: the Goal Setting and Self-Regulatory Processes Underlying Trust Decisions. Organizational Psychology Review Full text.
Cleveland M, Warhurst A, Legood A (2019). Experiencing resilience through the eyes of early career social workers. British Journal of Social Work Full text.
Legood A, Lee A, Hughes D, Tian A, Newman A (2019). Leadership and Creativity: a Meta-analytical Review. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology Full text.
Lee A, Legood A, Hughes D, Tian AW, Newman A, Knight C (2019). Leadership, creativity and innovation: a meta-analytic review. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, 29(1), 1-35. Full text. DOI.
Legood A, Lee AJR, Schwarz G, Newman A (2018). From self-defeating to other defeating: Examining the effects of leader procrastination on follower work outcomes. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology Full text. DOI.
Martin R, Thomas G, Legood A, Dello Russo S (2018). Leader-member exchange (LMX) differentiation and work outcomes: Conceptual clarification and critical review. JOURNAL OF ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR, 39(2), 151-168. Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Hughes D, Lee AJR, Tian A, Newman A, Legood A (2018). Leadership, creativity, and innovation: a critical review and practical recommendations. Leadership Quarterly Full text. DOI.
Lyubovnikova J, Legood A, Turner N, Mamakouka A (2017). How Authentic Leadership Influences Team Performance: the Mediating Role of Team Reflexivity. JOURNAL OF BUSINESS ETHICS, 141(1), 59-70. Author URL. DOI.
Lee A, Schwarz G, Newman A, Legood A (2017). Investigating When and Why Psychological Entitlement Predicts Unethical Pro-organizational Behavior. Journal of Business Ethics, 154(1), 109-126. Full text. DOI.
Legood A, McGrath M, Searle R, Lee A (2016). Exploring How Social Workers Experience and Cope with Public Perception of Their Profession. British Journal of Social Work, 46(7), 1872-1889. Full text. DOI.
Legood A, Thomas G, Sacramento C (2016). Leader trustworthy behavior and organizational trust: the role of the immediate manager for cultivating trust. JOURNAL OF APPLIED SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY, 46(12), 673-686. Author URL.  Full text. DOI.

Chapters

Thomas G, Legood A, Lee A (2014). Why, when and how motivation helps empathic accuracy. In  (Ed) Managing Interpersonal Sensitivity: Knowing When - and When Not - to Understand Others, 21-40.
Thomas G, Legood A, Lee A (2011). Why, when, and how motivation helps empathic accuracy. In  (Ed) Managing Interpersonal Sensitivity: Knowing When - and When Not - to Understand Others, 21-40.

Publications by year


In Press

Radulovic A, Thomas G, Epitropaki O, Legood A (In Press). Forgiveness in Leader-Member Exchange (LMX) Relationships: Mediating and Moderating Mechanisms. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology Full text.
van der Werff L, Legood A, Weibel A, Bukley F, DeCremer D (In Press). Trust Motivation: the Goal Setting and Self-Regulatory Processes Underlying Trust Decisions. Organizational Psychology Review Full text.

2019

Cleveland M, Warhurst A, Legood A (2019). Experiencing resilience through the eyes of early career social workers. British Journal of Social Work Full text.
Legood A, Lee A, Hughes D, Tian A, Newman A (2019). Leadership and Creativity: a Meta-analytical Review. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology Full text.
Lee A, Legood A, Hughes D, Tian AW, Newman A, Knight C (2019). Leadership, creativity and innovation: a meta-analytic review. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, 29(1), 1-35. Full text. DOI.

2018

Legood A, Lee AJR, Schwarz G, Newman A (2018). From self-defeating to other defeating: Examining the effects of leader procrastination on follower work outcomes. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology Full text. DOI.
Martin R, Thomas G, Legood A, Dello Russo S (2018). Leader-member exchange (LMX) differentiation and work outcomes: Conceptual clarification and critical review. JOURNAL OF ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR, 39(2), 151-168. Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Hughes D, Lee AJR, Tian A, Newman A, Legood A (2018). Leadership, creativity, and innovation: a critical review and practical recommendations. Leadership Quarterly Full text. DOI.

2017

Lyubovnikova J, Legood A, Turner N, Mamakouka A (2017). How Authentic Leadership Influences Team Performance: the Mediating Role of Team Reflexivity. JOURNAL OF BUSINESS ETHICS, 141(1), 59-70. Author URL. DOI.
Lee A, Schwarz G, Newman A, Legood A (2017). Investigating When and Why Psychological Entitlement Predicts Unethical Pro-organizational Behavior. Journal of Business Ethics, 154(1), 109-126. Full text. DOI.

2016

Legood A, McGrath M, Searle R, Lee A (2016). Exploring How Social Workers Experience and Cope with Public Perception of Their Profession. British Journal of Social Work, 46(7), 1872-1889. Full text. DOI.
Legood A, Thomas G, Sacramento C (2016). Leader trustworthy behavior and organizational trust: the role of the immediate manager for cultivating trust. JOURNAL OF APPLIED SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY, 46(12), 673-686. Author URL.  Full text. DOI.

2014

Thomas G, Legood A, Lee A (2014). Why, when and how motivation helps empathic accuracy. In  (Ed) Managing Interpersonal Sensitivity: Knowing When - and When Not - to Understand Others, 21-40.

2011

Thomas G, Legood A, Lee A (2011). Why, when, and how motivation helps empathic accuracy. In  (Ed) Managing Interpersonal Sensitivity: Knowing When - and When Not - to Understand Others, 21-40.

External positions

  • Previous Co-Chair for the British Academy of Management (BAM) Organisational Psychology Special Interest Group (September 2013 – 2016)
  • Member, DoP Board effectiveness Working Group (April 2013 – present)
  • Representative for Occupational Psychology in Public Policy (OPIPP) (September 2013 – 2016)