Leadership Development

The character X Factor in selecting leaders: Beyond ethics, virtues, and values.

McKenna, R. B., Campbell*, G. V. (2011). Journal of Values Based Leadership. 4 (2), 39 – 48.


The differentiated leader: Specific strategies for handling today’s adverse situations.

McKenna, R. B., & Yost, P. R. (2004). Organizational Dynamics, 33, 292-306.


Does sacrificial leadership have to hurt? The realities of putting others first.

McKenna, R. B., Brown*, T. (2011). Organization Development Journal.


Dying to lead: Sacrificial leadership in a self-centered world.

McKenna, R. (2008) Fairfax, VA: Xulon Press


Evaluating pastoral effectiveness: To measure or not to measure.

McKenna, R., & Eckard, K. (2009). Pastoral Psychology, March.


Leadership development and clergy: Understanding the events and lessons that shape pastoral leaders.

McKenna, R. B., Yost, P. R., & Boyd, T. N. (2007). Journal of Psychology & Theology, 35, 179-189.


Leveraging Your Life: Tools for the Road. Invited speaker at the Ministerial Leadership Institute of the North East.

McKenna, R. B. (2012)


Learning agility in clergy: Understanding the strategies and situational factors that allow pastors to learn from experience.

McKenna, R. B., Boyd, T. N., & Yost, P. R. (2007). Journal of Psychology & Theology, 35, 190-201.


Managing in the midst of chaos:  A leader’s reality.

McKenna, R.B. (2006). Christian Management Report, 3, 4-7.