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James B. Avey, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Management at Central Washington University (Ellensburg, WA). His areas of expertise are leadership and human resource management.
Bruce J. Avolio, Ph.D., is a Professor of Management at the University of Washington Foster School of Business where he also serves as the Executive Director of the Foster Center for Leadership. His specialties include Leadership Assessment and Designing Micro Development Interventions.
Fred Luthans, Ph.D., is and expert in Positive Leadership, Psychological Capital, and Organizational Behavior. He is the University and George Holmes Distinguished Professor of Management at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln (Lincoln, NE) and an editor of Organizational Dynamics and the Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies.