Leslie Trainor
  • Degrees
    MBA, Accounting
  • Research Interests
    Women's leader development
    Leader development systems
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Leslie Trainor, MBA, is a PhD student in Organizational Behavior. Her research interests are women in leadership and toxic leadership. Current research projects include an empirical study on the relationship between leader gender, follower gender and organizational culture as context for toxic leadership; and a theory manuscript on coaching for new leaders. Leslie has been involved in private and public sector business for over 14 years and is currently an independent contractor working with the County of Riverside Economic Development Agency.

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Yip, J., Trainor, L., Black, H. Soto, L., & Reichard, R.J. (2020). Coaching new leaders: A relational process of integrating multiple identities. Academy of Management Learning & Education, 19(4), 503-520.

Reichard, R.J., Trainor, L.L., Jensen, K.L., & Alonso, I.M. (2020). Women’s leadership across cultures: Intersections, barriers, and leadership development. In F.M. Cheung & D.F. Halpern (Eds) The Cambridge Handbook of the International Psychology of Women (pp. 300-316).

Jensen, K.L., Reichard, R.J., Trainor, L.L., & Alonso, I.M. (2019). Power and the intersection of leadership, gender, and culture. Paper presentation at International Perspectives on Leadership Symposium, Corfu, Greece: May 17.

Trainor, L. & Reichard, R.J. (2017). Women and leadership: Organizations’ responsibility for addressing gender differences. Sage Business Case.