Yet according to Frank Scruggs and Janet Lilly, at the 2007 HHEW Leaders Conference & Retreat, "Very little research on leadership or management reveals discussions of the roles of race or racism in organizations in the writings of most management thinkers, and when these topics are usually mentioned, they are generally secondarily or lightly touched on."
Pfeffer (1981) and Bennis and Nanus (1997) introduced power into the leadership equation. Bennis nd Nanus noted that "we must learn to perceive power for what it is. Basically it's the reciprocal of leadership. Our ignorance of this has led to human transactional short-circuitry."
The TALO Leadership Theory suggests that the lack of mention of racism has similar roots, therefore it is attempting to expand the boxes of leadership and leadership theory by acknowledging the place of power, politics, fear, fit, racism, race a
KOH, PhD (Ife Ukwu)