Dr. Janaki Gooty is an associate professor in the Department of Management in the Belk College of Business, and Organizational Science, an inter-disciplinary PhD program at UNC, Charlotte. Her research interests are in building and developing effective relationships between leaders and followers at multiple levels of analyses (e.g., individuals, dyads and teams) and the role of felt emotions and emotion management in such relationship maintenance. Her research has appeared in elite leadership and research methods outlets such as Organizational Research Methods, Journal of Management and Leadership Quarterly. Dr. Gooty currently serves as Associate editor at Leadership Quarterly and has previously served as Associate editor at Journal of Occupational and Organizational psychology, Guest Co-editor of two special issues at Leadership Quarterly and on the editorial boards of serval other journals. She is program chair (2019) and President Elect (2020) for Southern Management Association, and served as the representative at large (2016-2019) for the Research Methods Division (RMD) of the Academy of Management.