The following authors have contributed to the book The Perils of Accentuating the Positive, available TODAY…

Michael J. Benson, PhD, manager leadership assessment, Johnson & Johnson
Steven Berglas, PhD, UCLA Anderson School of Management.
Anand Chandrasekar, research associate with the Center for Creative Leadership
Craig T. Chappelow, senior faculty member at the Center for Creative Leadership
Guangrong Dai, PhD, researcher, Lominger International—A Korn/Ferry Company
Malcolm R. Davies, PhD, principal, Learning At Work
Robert W. Eichinger, PhD, vice chairman, Korn/Ferry International.
William A. Gentry, Ph.D senior research associate, Center for Creative Leadership
Robert Hogan, Ph.D, president, Hogan Assessment Systems
Robert B. Kaiser, partner, Kaplan DeVries Inc.
Robert E. Kaplan, founding partner, PhD, Kaplan DeVries Inc.
Jean Brittain Leslie, senior fellow, Center for Creative Leadership
Morgan McCall, PhD, professor of management and organization, Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California.
King Yii Tang, assistant researcher, Lominger International – A Korn/Ferry Company
Randall P. White, PhD, principal, Executive Development Group, adjunct faculty with Duke Corporate Education, London.

Each contributor brings decades of research and work in the field to take the strength-based leadership model to task.

With the publication of The Perils of Accentuating The Positive, the authors draw a line in the sand to say the research by the Gallup Organization is incorrectly applied and potentially dangerous to organizational development.