David Day

Professor, BA Baldwin-Wallace, MA PhD Akron

  • The University of Western Australia (M261), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 1991 Citations
  • 21 h-Index
1986 …2017
If you made any changes in Pure these will be visible here soon.

Personal profile

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.

Roles and responsibilities

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 overview

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).

New and Noteworthy

Total Citation Counts (JAN 2016)
Web of Science: 3,064 (h index = 26)
Google Scholar: 10,861 (h index = 43)

Previous 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

Current projects

Industrial Relevance
Network churn and leadership development
Longitudinal modeling of identity and leader development processes
Impact of editors on journal performance

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.

Teaching overview

MBA program

Research

Leadership and leader development
Development of collective leadership capacity
Talent management and development
Personality and individual differences in organizations

Keywords

  • Human resource management
  • Leadership
  • Leader development
  • Organisational behaviour

Fingerprint Fingerprint is based on mining the text of the person's scientific documents to create an index of weighted terms, which defines the key subjects of each individual researcher.

  • 23 Similar Profiles
leadership Social Sciences
leader Social Sciences
Social Justice Medicine & Life Sciences
Research Medicine & Life Sciences
Self Concept Medicine & Life Sciences
Lizards Medicine & Life Sciences
Organizations Medicine & Life Sciences
Industrial Psychology Medicine & Life Sciences

Network Recent external collaboration on country level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots.

Projects 2010 2014

Research Output 1986 2017

6 Citations

Am I a leader? Examining leader identity development over time

Miscenko, D., Guenter, H. & Day, D. V., 1 Oct 2017, In : Leadership Quarterly. 28, 5, p. 605-620 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

leader
Self Concept
Growth
leadership
time

Police Leadership in 2045: The Value of Education in Developing Leadership

Roberts, K., Herrington, V., Jones, W., White, J. & Day, D., 2016, In : Policing (Oxford). 10, 1, p. 26-33 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

police
leadership
leader
education
police organization
30 Citations

Identity and identification at work

Miscenko, D. & Day, D., 2015, In : Organizational Psychology Review. 6, 3, p. 215-247

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Research
Psychology
Work identity
Inclusiveness
Organizational behaviour
174 Citations

Advances in leader and leadership development: A review of 25 years of research and theory

Day, D., Fleenor, J. W., Atwater, L. E., Sturm, R. E. & Mckee, R. A., 2014, In : Leadership Quarterly. 25, 1, p. 63-82

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

leadership
leader
Research
History
Leadership development