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Bormann, K., Poethke, U., Cohrs, C., Rowold, J. (2018). Doing bad through being selective in doing good: The role of within-unit variability in ethical leadership. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, 9(3), 33-40.


Bormann, K.C., & Rowold, J. (2018). Construct proliferation in leadership style research: Reviewing pro and contra arguments. Organizational Psychology Review. Organizational Psychology Review 8(2-3), 149-173.


Lange, S., Bormann, K.C. & Rowold, J. (2018). Mindful leadership: Mindfulness as a new antecedent of destructive and transformational leadership behavior. Gruppe. Interaktion. Organisation. Zeitschrift für Angewandte Organisationspsychologie 49(2), 139-147.



Diebig, M., Poethke, U., Rowold, J. (in press). Leader strain and follower burnout: Exploring the role of transformational leadership behavior. German Journal Research in Human Resource Management, 31 (4), 329-348.


Rowold, J., Diebig, M., Heinitz, K. (2017). Effects of instrumental leadership on follower`s levels and profiles of cortisol. German Journal of Research in Human Research Management 31(3), 219-237.



Diebig, M. Bormann, K. C., Rowold, J. (2016). Day-level transformational leadership and followers' daily level of stress: a moderated mediation model of team cooperation, role conflict, and type of communication. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, 1-16


Bormann, K. C., Schulte-Coerne, P., Diebig, M., Rowold, J. (2016). Athlete Characteristics and Team Competitive Performance as Moderators for the Relationship between Coach Transformational Leadership and Athlete Performance. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, 38(3), 268-281


Bormann, K. C., Borgmann, L., Rowold, J. (2016). Integrating leadership research: a meta-analytical test of Yukl`s meta-categories of leadership. Personnel Review, 45(6), 1340-1366


Bormann, K. C., Rowold, J. (2016). Ethical leaderships potential and boundaries in organizational change: A moderated mediation model of employee silence. German Journal of Research in Human Resource Management 30(3-4), 225-245


Diebig, M., Bormann, K. C., Rowold, J. (2016). A double-edged sword: Relationship between full-range leadership behaviors and followers`hair cortisol level. The Leadership Quarterly, 27(4), 684-696


Bormann, K.C., Rowold, J. (2016). Transformational Leadership and Followers`Objective Performance Over Time: Insights From German Basketball. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology 28(3), 367-373




Lehmann-Willenbrock, N., Meinecke, A., Kauffeld, S., Rowold, J. (2015). How transformational leadership works during team interactions: A behavioral process analysis. Leadership Quarterly, 26(6), 1017–1033.


Krisor, S., & Rowold, J. (2015). Is cortisol as a biomarker of stress influenced by the interplay of work-family conflict, work-family balance and resilience? Personnel Review, 44(4),648-661.


Rowold, J., Borgmann, L., Diebig, M. (2015). A “Tower of Babel”? – Interrelations and structure of leadership constructs: A meta-analysis. Leadership and Organizational Development Journal, 36 (2), 137-160.




Rowold, J., Borgmann, L., Bormann, K. (2014). Which leadership constructs are important for predicting job satisfaction, affective commitment, and perceived job performance in profit versus non-profit organizations? Nonprofit Management and Leadership, 25(2), 147-164.



Rowold, J., & Borgmann, L. (2014). Interpersonal affect and the assessment of and interrelationship between leadership constructs. Leadership 10(3), 308-325.


Krisor, S., & Rowold, J. (2014). Personal and organizational resources of family caregivers’ well-being. Personnel Review, 43(3), 401 – 418.


Krisor, S., & Rowold, J. (2014). Effort-reward imbalance theory and irritation: The important role of internal and external work-family conflict. Journal of Business and Media Psychology, 4(2), 1-10.




Rowold, J., & Borgmann, L. (2013). Are leadership constructs really independent? Leadership and Organizational Development Journal, 34(1), 20-34.




Verlage, H., Rowold, J., Schilling, J. (2012). Comparing the Full Range Leadership Theory to implicit leadership theories. e-Journal of Organizational Learning and Leadership 10(2), 68-95


Piccolo, R. F., Bono, J., Heinitz, K., Rowold, J., Duehr, E., & Judge, T. A. (2012). The relative impact of complementary leader behaviors: Which matter most? Leadership Quarterly, 24(2), 567-581.


Piccolo, R. F., Bono, J., Heinitz, K., Rowold, J., Duehr, E., & Judge, T. A. (2012). The relative impact of complementary leader behaviors: Which matter most?

Leadership Quarterly, 24(2), 567-581.




Rowold, J. (2011). Relationship between leadership behaviors and performance: The moderating role of a work team's level of age, gender, and cultural heterogeneity.

Leadership and Organizational Development Journal 32(6), 628-647.


Abrell, C., & Rowold, J., Weibler, J., Mönninghoff, M. (2011). Evaluation of a long-term transformational leadership development program.

German Journal of Research in Human Resources, 25 (3), 205-224.


Rowold, J. (2011). Effects of Spiritual Well-Being on Subsequent Happiness, Psychological Well-Being, and Stress.

Journal of Religion and Health, 50, 950-963.


Krüger, C., Rowold, J., Borgmann, L., Staufenbiel, K. & Heinitz, K. (2011). The Discriminant Validity of Transformational and Transactional Leadership – A Multitrait-multimethod Analysis of and Norms for the German Transformational Leadership Inventory (TLI).

Journal of Personnel Psychology, 10 (2), 49-60.




Rowold, J., Staufenbiel, K. (2010). The validity of a German Version of the Career Exploration Survey.

International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance 10, 21-34.


Graen, G., Rowold, J., & Heinitz, K. (in press). Issues in operationalizing and comparing leadership constructs.

Leadership Quarterly, 21 (3), 563-575.




Rowold, J., Rohmann, A. (2009). Transformational and transactional leadership styles, followers’ positive and negative emotions, and performance in non-profit orchestras.

Nonprofit Management and Leadership 20 (1), 41-60.


Rowold, J., Kauffeld, S. (2009). Effects of career-related continuous learning and learning potential of work on competencies.

Personnel Review, 38 (1), 90-101.


Rowold, J., Laukamp, L. (2009). Charismatic leadership and objective performance indicators.Applied Psychology:

An International Review, 58 (4), 602–621.


Rowold, J., Rohmann, A. (2009). Definitions of non-profit leadership styles, their effectiveness, and relation to followers’ emotional experience.

Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, 38 (2), 270-286.


Rowold, J., Schlotz, W. (2009). Transformational and transactional leadership and perceived chronic stress: An empirical investigation across hierarchical levels.

Leadership Review, 9 (1), 12-18.


Rowold, J. (2009). Effects of Spiritual Well-Being on Subsequent Happiness, Psychological Well-Being, and Stress.

Journal of Religion and Health, publishes online DOI 10.1007/s10943-009-9316-0.


Rohmann, A., Rowold, J. (2009). Gender and Leadership Style: A field-study in different organizational contexts in Germany.

Equal Opportunities International 28 (7), 545-560




Rowold, J., Kersting, M. (2008). The assessment of charismatic leadership: Validity of a German version of the Conger-Kanungo Scales.

European Journal of Psychological Assessment, 24 (2), 124-130.


Rowold, J. (2008). Relationship between transformational, transactional, and moral-based leadership: Results from two empirical studies.

Leadership Review, 8 (1), 4-17.


Rowold, J. (2008). Effects of transactional and transformational leadership of pastors.

Pastoral Psychology, 56, 403-411.


Rowold, J., Hochholdinger, S., Schilling, J. (2008). Effects of career-related continuous learning: A case study.

The Learning Organization, 15 (1), 45-57.


Rowold, J. (2008). Multiple effects of human resource development interventions.

Journal of European Industrial Training, 32 (1), 32-44.


Rowold, J. (2008). Instrument development for aesthetic perception assessment.

Journal of Media Psychology, 20 (1), 35-40




Rowold, J. (2007). The impact of personality on training-related aspects of motivation: A longitudinal perspective.

Human Resource Development Quarterly 18, 9-31.


Rowold, J., & Heinitz, K. (2007). Transformational and charismatic leadership: Assessing the convergent, divergent and criterion validity of the MLQ and the CKS.

Leadership Quarterly, 18, 121-133.


Rowold, J. (2007). The effect of career exploration on subsequent training performance.

Human Resource Development International 10 (1), 43-58.


Rowold, J. (2007). Individual influences on knowledge acquisition in a call center training context.

International Journal of Training and Development 11 (1), 21-34.




Rowold, J. (2006). Transformational and transactional leadership in martial arts.

Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 18 (4), 312-325.


Rowold, J., Schilling, J. (2006). Career-related continuous learning: Longitudinal predictive power of employees’ job and career attitudes.

Career Development International 11(6), 489-503.




Rowold, J., Mönninghoff, M. (2005). Strategic human resource utility analysis.

Journal of Human Resource Costing and Accounting, 9 (1), 10-25.


revisions pending


Rowold, J., Piccolo, R., Borgmann, L. (in review). A “ Tower of Babel”? – interrelations and structure of leadership constructs: A meta-analysis.

Journal of Managerial Psychology


in review


Rowold, J., Borgmann, L., Heinitz, K. (in review). Effects of Instrumental Leadership on follower's levels and profiles of cortisol.


Krisor, S., & Rowold, J. (in review). The influence of effort-reward and work-family imbalance on employees’ irritation.


Antonakis, J., House, B., Rowold, J., Borgmann, L. (in review). What matters more for the job-satisfaction job-performance link: Instrumental, transformational, transactional, or laissez-faire leadership?


Rowold, J., Borgmann, L., Hessmer, S. (in review). Criterion-oriented validity of rivalling leadership styles in profit and non-profit organizations.


Abrell, C. , & Rowold, J. (in review). The influence of leaders' commitment to change on the effectiveness of transformational leadership in change situations – A multilevel investigation.


Hammer, A., Ernstmann, N., Ommen, O., Heinitz, K., Rowold, J., Voltz, R., Pfaff, H. (in review). Transformational leadership and overall perceptions of safety.


Abrell, C. , & Rowold, J. (in review). The Impact of Transformational Leadership on Followers’ Commitment to Change – Mediating and Moderating Effects.


Rowold, J., Borgmann, L. (in review). Integrating leadership research: A meta analytical test Yukl´s meta-categories of leadership.


in preparation


Krüger, C., Kauffeld, S., & Rowold, J. (in preparation). Effects of Leadership on work-related Competencies.


Rowold, J., Borgmann, L. (in preparation). Leadership profiles explain incremental variance in outcome criteria.


Borgmann, L., Rowold, J. (in preparation). Transformational leadership in German professional soccer teams.


German-language articles


in press

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Krisor, S., & Rowold, J., Borgmann, L., Krüger, C. (2011). Der Einfluss von familienbewußten Maßnahmen sowie der familienbewußten Unternehmenskultur auf das Vereinbarkeitserleben und das organisationale Commitment.

Wirtschaftspsychologie 13(2), 75-88.


Borgmann, L., Rowold, J., (2011). Eine Taxonomie organisationaler Strukturdimensionen und ihre Anwendung in der Führungsforschung.

Arbeit, 20 (1), 32-46.




Nölting, H., Rowold, J. (2010). Selbstwirksamkeit als Mediator der Beziehung zwischen transformationaler Führung und Leader-Member-Exchange und Arbeitsleistung.

Arbeit, 17, 25-29.




Rowold, J., Borgmann, L., Pfennig, M. (2009). Zum Zusammenhang zwischen ethischer Führung, Arbeitszufriedenheit und affektivem Commitment.

Wirtschaftspsychologie, 11 (2), 58-66.


Rowold, J., Borgmann, L., Heinitz, K. (2009). Ethische Führung - Gütekriterien einer deutschen Adaptation der Ethical Leadership Scale (ELS-D) von Brown et al. (2005).

Zeitschrift für Arbeits- und Organisationspsychologie, 53 (2), 1-13.




Rowold, J., & Heinitz, K. (2008). Einfluss von transformationaler, transaktionaler, mitarbeiter- und aufgabenorientierter Führung auf Stress.

Zeitschrift für Personalpsychologie, 7 (3), 129-140.


Rowold, J. (2008). Zum Zusammenhang von berufs-, organisations- und laufbahnbezogenen Einstellungen sowie Transfermotivation und -leistung.

Zeitschrift für Personalpsychologie, 7(2), 70-80.




Heinitz, K., & Rowold, J. (2007). Gütekriterien einer deutschen Adaptation des Transformational Leadership Inventory (TLI).

Zeitschrift für Arbeits- und Organisationspsychologie, 17(1), 1-14.


Rowold, J., & Streich, M. (2007). Unterstützen transformationale Führungskräfte und eine positive Lernkultur die Innovation?

Wirtschaftspsychologie, 9, 93-102.


in preparation


Rowold, J., Borgmann, L., Abrell, C. (in preparation). Führung mit Kick: Erfolgreiche Personalführung im Fußball und in Wirtschaftsunternehmen.


Other articles




Rowold, J. (2011). Ich habe einen Traum... - Führen mit Vision.

Mundo, 15, 27 - 31.




Rowold, J. (2009). Eine Frage des Stils.

Personalmagazin, 12, 29-31.




Rowold, J., Borgmann, L., Pfennig, M. (2008).

Mit Stil führen.

Personalmagazin, 11, 40-41.


Rowold, J., Pfennig, M. (2008). Schreihals oder Kumpel – Wie führt Ihr Chef?

Financial Times Deutschland, 12. Retrieved January 28th, 2008, from http://www.financial-times.de/karriere_management/management/:Schreihals%20Kumpel%20Ihr%20Chef/305976.html


Rowold, J. (2008, 31. Januar). Führung.

Münstersche Zeitung, 33-34.




Gandolf, B., Kröber, G., & Rowold, J. (2007). Mitarbeiterbeurteilung – Gleiches mit Gleichem bewerten.

Personalmagazin, 17, 44-64.




Hof, A., & Rowold, J. (2006). Personalentwicklung: Welche Weiterbildung ist sinnvoll?

Call Center Profi, 15 (1), 24-27.



Hof, A., & Rowold, J. (2005). Bildungscontrolling mit System - eine Studie zur Personalentwicklung.

Call Center Profi, 6, 25-36.


Hof, A., & Rowold, J. (2005). Systematisches Weiterbildungscontrolling.

Personalwirtschaft, 32 (7), 30-32.