Dr Cécile Emery

Lecturer in Leadership and Organisational Behaviour
PGCert, Ph.D., MSc.,


Areas of specialism

Relational Leadership; Social Network Analysis (p* models, SAOM); Leader-Follower Relationship

University roles and responsibilities

  • Lecturer in Leadership

My qualifications

Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education (PGCert) Associate level
London School of Economics & Political Sciences
Ph.D. in Management with Summa Cum Laude
Title: “Investigating Leadership Emergence using Longitudinal Leadership Networks”
Università della Svizzera italiana (USI) – Lugano, Switzerland
MSc in Decision Sciences with Distinction
London School of Economics & Political Sciences
MSc in Management
Hautes Études Commerciales (HEC) – Lausanne, Switzerland

Previous roles

2014 - 2016
Senior Lecturer in Leadership & Organisational Behaviour
University of Greenwich
2010 - 2014
Fellow (Post-Doc)
London School of Economics & Political Sciences

Affiliations and memberships

Academy of Management (AoM)
Organizational Behaviour division

My teaching

My publications


Carnabuci, G., Emery, C., & Brinberg, D. (2018). Emergent Leadership Structures in Informal Groups: A Dynamic, Cognitively Informed Network Model. Organization Science
Booth, J., Park, T.Y., Zhu, L., Beauregard, T.A., Gu, F., & Emery, C. (2017). Prosocial Response to Client-Instigated Victimization: The Roles of Forgiveness and Workgroup Conflict. Journal of Applied Psychology.
Sparrowe R. T., & Emery, C. (2015). Tracing Structure, Tie Strength, and Cognitive Networks in LMX Theory and Research. In Bauer T. & Erdogan B. (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Leader-Member Exchange, Oxford University Press: England.
Rouchier, J, Tubaro, P., & Emery, C. (2014). Opinion Transmission in Organizations: An Agent-Based Modelling Approach. Computational & Mathematical Organization Theory, 1-26.
Emery, C., Calvard, T.S., & Pierce, M. (2013). Leadership as an Emergent Group Process: A Social Network Study of Personality, Leadership, and Followership. Group Processes & Intergroup Relations, Special Issue on “Leading groups: Leadership as a group process”, 16(1): 28-45.
Emery, C. (2012). Uncovering the role of emotional abilities in leadership emergence. A longitudinal analysis of leadership networks. Social Networks, 34(4): 429-437
Emery, C., Carnabuci, G., & Brinberg, D. (2011). Relational schemas to investigate the process of leadership emergence. Academy of Management 2011 Annual Meeting Best Paper Proceedings.
Emery, C., Daniloski, K., & Hamby, A. (2011). The Reciprocal Effects of Self-View as a Leader and Leadership Emergence. Small Group Research, 42(2): 199-224.