2013 Lifetime Achievement Award Winner
Before his passing in 1978, Ralph Stogdill was a Professor Emeritus of Management Science and Psychology at Ohio State University and was internationally known for his research and publications on leadership and organizations. He was a Fellow of both the American Psychological Association and the Academy of Management. Stogdill became a leader in leadership research with the publication of his first article "Personal Factors Associated with Leadership: A Survey of the Literature" in 1948. In 1974 he authored the fundamental Handbook of Leadership: A Survey of Theory and Research.