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David Day

Professor David Day

Woodside Chair in Leadership and Management
Management and Organisations (UWA Business School)

Contact details
Address
Management and Organisations (UWA Business School)
The University of Western Australia (M261)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
Australia
Phone
+61 8 6488 3516
Email
david.day@uwa.edu.au
Qualifications
BA Baldwin-Wallace, MA PhD Akron
Biography
David V. Day is Professor and Woodside Chair in Leadership and Management at The University of Western Australia Business School. Day has core research interests in the areas of leadership and leadership development. He is the lead author on An Integrative Approach to Leader Development (Routledge, 2009) and the editor of The Oxford Handbook of Leadership and Organizations (Oxford University Press, 2014). He served as an Associate Editor for the Journal of Applied Psychology (2008-2014)and presently as a Consulting Editor for several other scholarly journals. Day is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, Association for Psychological Science, International Association of Applied Psychology, and the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. Day was awarded the 2010 Walter F. Ulmer Research Award from the Center for Creative Leadership (USA) for outstanding, career-long contributions to applied leadership research.
Key research
Leadership and leader development
Development of collective leadership capacity
Talent management and development
Personality and individual differences in organizations
Publications
Recent Select Publications

Lord, R. G., Day, D. V., Zacarro, S. J., Avolio, B. J., & Eagly, A. H. (in press). Leadership in applied psychology: Three waves of theory and research. Journal of Applied Psychology

Miscenko, D., & Day, D. V. (in press). Identity and identification at work. Organizational Psychology Review.

Day, D. V., & Dragoni, L. (2015). Leadership development: An outcome-oriented review based on time and levels of analyses. Annual Review of Organizational Psychology and Organizational Behavior, 2, 133-156.

Day, D. V., Fleenor, J. W., Atwater, L. E., Sturm, R. E., & McKee, R. A. (2014). Advances in leader and leadership development: A review of 25 years of research and theory. The Leadership Quarterly, 25, 63-82. (HIGHLY CITED PAPER, TOP 1% IN FIELD IN PUBLICATION YEAR)

Day, D.V. (Ed) (2014). The Oxford handbook of leadership and organizations. New York: Oxford University Press.

Day, D. V. (2014). Time and leadership. In A. J. Shipp & Y. Fried (Eds.), Time and work (Vol. 2, pp. 30-52). New York: Psychology Press.

Day, D. V. (2012). Leadership. In S. W. J. Kozlowski (Ed.), The Oxford handbook of organizational psychology (Vol. 1, pp. 696-729). New York: Oxford University Press.

Day, D. V., & Antonakis, J. (Eds.). (2012). The nature of leadership (2nd ed.). Los Angeles, CA: Sage.

Day, D. V., Gordon, S., & Fink, C. (2012). The sporting life: Exploring organizations through the lens of sport. Academy of Management Annals, 6, 397-433.

Day, D. V. (2011). Integrative perspectives on longitudinal investigations of leader development: From childhood through adulthood. Leadership Quarterly, 22, 561-571.

Day, D. V., & Sin, H.-P. (2011). Longitudinal tests of an integrative model of leader development: Charting and understanding developmental trajectories. Leadership Quarterly, 22, 545-560. (2011 BEST PAPER AWARD)

Day, D. V., & Harrison, M. M. (2007). A multilevel, identity-based approach to leadership development. Human Resource Management Review, 17, 360-373.

Day, D. V., Sin, H-P., & Chen, T. T. (2004). Assessing the burdens of leadership: Effects of formal leadership roles on individual performance over time. Personnel Psychology, 57, 573-605.

Day, D. V., Zacarro, S. J., & Halpin, S. M. (Eds.). (2004). Leader development for transforming organizations: Growing leaders for tomorrow. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Hausknecht, J. P., Day, D. V., & Thomas, S. C. (2004). An updated model and meta-analysis of applicant reactions to selection procedures. Personnel Psychology, 57, 639-683.

Day, D. V., Schleicher, D. J., Unckless, A. L., & Hiller, N. J. (2002). Self-monitoring personality at work: A meta-analytic investigation of construct validity. Journal of Applied Psychology, 87, 390-401.

Day, D. V. (2000). Leadership development: A review in context. Leadership Quarterly, 11, 581-613.

Gerstner, C. R., & Day, D. V. (1997). A meta-analytic review of leader-member exchange theory: Correlates and construct issues. Journal of Applied Psychology, 82, 827-844.

Kilduff, M., & Day, D. V. (1994). Do chameleons get ahead? The effects of self-monitoring on managerial careers. Academy of Management Journal, 37, 1047-1060.

Day, D. V., & Silverman, S. B. (1989). Personality and job performance: Evidence of incremental validity. Personnel Psychology, 42, 25-36.

Day, D. V., & Lord, R. G. (1988). Executive leadership and organizational performance: Suggestions for a new theory and methodology. Journal of Management, 14, 453-464.

Recent Books and Book Chapters

Day, D.V. (2013). Training and developing leaders: Theory and research. In M. Rumsey (Ed.), The Oxford handbook of leadership (pp. 187-235). New York: Oxford University.
Day, D. V., & Antonakis, J. (2013). The future of leadership. In H. S. Leonard, R. Lewis, A. M. Freedman & J. Passmore (Eds.), The Wiley-Blackwell handbook of the psychology of leadership, change, and organizatinal development (pp. 221-235). London: Wiley-Blackwell.

Day, D.V., & Unsworth, K.L. (2013). Goals and self-regulation: Emerging perspectives across levels and time. In E. Locke & G. Latham (Eds.), New developments in goal setting and task performance (pp. 158-176). New York: Routledge.

Day. D.V. (2012). Leadership. In S. W. J. Kozlowski (Ed.), The Oxford handbook of organizational psychology (Vol. 1, pp. 696-729). New York: Oxford University.

Day, D.V., & Antonakis, J. (Eds.). (2012). The nature of leadership (2nd Ed.). Los Angeles, CA: Sage.

Day, D.V. (2012). The nature of leadership development. In D. V. Day & J. Antonakis (Eds.), The nature of leadership (2nd ed., pp. 108-140). Los Angeles, CA: Sage.

Day, D. V., & Antonakis, J. (2012). Leadership: Past, present, and future. In D. V. Day & J. Antonakis (Eds.), The nature of leadership (2nd ed., pp. 3-25). Los Angeles, CA: Sage.

Day, D.V., & Barney, M.F. (2012). Personalizing global leader development @ Infosys. In W. H. Mobley, Y. Wang, & M. Li (Eds.), Advances in global leadership (Vol. 7, pp. 173-195). London, UK: Emerald.

Day, D.V., & Drath, W. (2012). A dialogue on theorizing relational leadership. In. M. Uhl-Bien & S. Ospina (Eds.), Advancing relational leadership research (pp. 227-251). Charlotte, NC: Information Age.

Day, D.V., & Schleicher, D.J. (2012). Work and organizations: Contextualizing personality and social psychology. In K. Deaux & M. Snyder (Eds.), The Oxford handbook of personality and social psychology (pp. 701-728). New York: Oxford University.

Day, D.V. (2011). Leadership development. In A. Bryman, D. Collinson, K. Grint, B. Jackson, & M. Uhl-Bien (Eds), The SAGE handbook of leadership (pp. 37-50). Los Angeles, CA: Sage.

Day, D. V., & Greguras, G. J. (2009). Performance management in multinational companies. In J.W. Smither & M. London (Eds.), Performance management: Putting research into action (pp. 271-296). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Day, D. V., Harrison, M. M., & Halpin, S. M. (2009). An integrative approach to leader development: Connecting adult development, identity, and expertise. New York: Routledge.
Roles, responsibilities and expertise
Associate Editor: The Leadership Quarterly (2017-2021); Editor, The Leadership Quarterly Yearly Review.

Editorial Board:
Academy of Management Journal
Annual Review of Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Journal of Applied Psychology
Journal of Management
The Leadership Quarterly
Personnel Psychology
Future research
Current and Future Projects
Identity processes in leader development
Network churn and leadership development
Leadership and team science
Funding received
2010-2012, ARC Discovery Project grant (Longitudinal, Multilevel Tests of an Integrative Theory of Leader Development, #1093209; $215,000; PI).

1998-2003, W. K. Kellogg Foundation Leadership for Institutional Change Initiative, Phases I-II (total USD$309,000; Co-PI).

1998, Penn State College of Liberal Arts Research and Graduate Studies Office research award to investigate nurses’ perceptions of hospital psychological climate (USD$3,000; Co-PI)

1997-1998, Boeing Corp. First Level Management Selection Process Implementation (USD$166,500; Associate Investigator).

1996, Penn State College of Liberal Arts Research and Graduate Studies Office research award to investigate gender and leadership perceptions within a dynamic systems theory framework (USD$4,000; PI).

1995-1996, University Libraries Climate for Diversity; Penn State University Libraries (USD$15,129; PI).

1994, Penn State College of Liberal Arts Research and Graduate Studies Office research award to conduct a meta-analysis of self-monitoring (USD$2,000; PI).

1994, Avery Dennison Co. to design and implement assessment devices for the U.S. chemical division workforce for use in selecting and training future employees (USD$35,000; Co-PI).

1994, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation to construct and validate an update of the Pennsylvania driver's license exam (USD$30,000; Co-PI).

1993-1994, Unisource, Inc. to develop a competency model for executive assessment and succession planning (USD$14,500; Co-PI).

1993-1996, Demonstration grant from the Private Industry Council of Philadelphia, Inc. via the U.S. Department of Labor to design and deliver a system to aid in the transition of defense workers at the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard and Base (total USD$575,00; Research Associate and Co-PI).
Industrial relevance
Prof. Day has worked with organizations such as the U.S. Army, Singapore Armed Forces, Infosys Technologies (India), Wesfarmers Ltd. (Australia) among others on projects related to leadership and leadership development.
Memberships
Fellow
American Psychological Association
Association for Psychological Science
International Association of Applied Psychology
Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology


Member
Academy of Management
International Leadership Association
Society of Organizational Behavior (US and Australia)
Honours and awards
2014 Professor in Residence, Australian Institute of Police Management

2011 Best Paper Award, The Leadership Quarterly, for "Longitudinal tests of an integrative model of leader development: Charting and understanding developmental trajectories" (with H-P Sin).

2010 Walter F. Ulmer Award for Applied Research for career contributions to leadership research (Center for Creative Leadership)

2007, Dean’s Teaching Distinction Award, Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Singapore Management University

2004, Penn State University, Graduate Program Chair Leadership Award

2004, Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, S. Wallace Rains Dissertation Research Award; Awarded to John P. Hausknecht (David V. Day, dissertation adviser)
Previous positions
2006-2008, Professor of Organisational Behaviour, Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Singapore Management University

2002-2006, Professor of Psychology, Pennsylvania State University

2001-2006, Director of Graduate Training, Department of Psychology, Penn State

1998-1999, Visiting Research Scientist, Center for Creative Leadership

1996-2002, Associate Professor of Psychology (with tenure), Pennsylvania State University

1991-1996, Assistant Professor of Psychology, Pennsylvania State University

1988-1991, Assistant Professor of Industrial-Organizational Psychology, Louisiana State University
Teaching
MBA program
Current external positions
Incoming Associate Editor, The Leadership Quarterly
Incoming Editor, The Leadership Quarterly Yearly Review

2008-2014, Associate Editor, Journal of Applied Psychology

Editorial Board Member
Academy of Management Journal
Annual Review of Industrial and Organizational Psychology (Inaugural Editorial Committee Member)
Journal of Applied Psychology
Journal of Management
The Leadership Quarterly
Personnel Psychology
New and noteworthy
Total Citation Counts (JAN 2016)
Web of Science: 3,064 (h index = 26)
Google Scholar: 10,861 (h index = 43)
Current projects
Industrial Relevance
Network churn and leadership development
Longitudinal modeling of identity and leader development processes
Impact of editors on journal performance
Research profile
Research profile and publications
 

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