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The Psychology of Leadership

New Perspectives and Research (Lea"s Organization and Management Series) (Volume in Lea"s Organization and Management Series)
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Lawrence Erlbaum
Social, group or collective psychology, Social Psychology, Leadership, Psychology, Industrial & Organizational Psychology, Business & Economics / Leadership, Psychology & Psychiatry / Occupational & Industrial Psychology, Congresses, Psychological as
ContributionsDavid M. Messick (Editor), Roderick M. Kramer (Editor)
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL7937738M
ISBN 10080584094X
ISBN 139780805840940

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Most of the chapters were originally presented as papers at a research conference held in at the Kellogg School of Management of Northwestern University.

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The Psychology of Leadership book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In this book, some of the world's leading scholars come /5. The Psychology of Leadership by J DeVille (Author) See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: J DeVille.

A second read through of this fine book reveals even more insight into the nature of leadership, and perhaps more importantly - followership. The authors, all renowned scholars in the field of leadership studies, provide insight concerning social identity theory, especially how followers and leaders must cohere for "leadership" to occur/5.

In this book, some of the world’s leading scholars come together to describe their thinking and research on the topic of the psychology of leadership. Most of the chapters were originally presented as papers at a research conference held in at the Kellogg School of Management of Northwestern University.

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Some deal with the traits or personal qualities of leaders (in contrast to those of nonleaders), some deal with the skill sets of leaders, and other approaches examine the situations that elicit by: "A ground-breaking book on leadership analysing the old psychology of leadership in terms of great men and the cult of personality, the current psychology of leadership focusing on context and the contingency of the perfect match between individual and group before moving on to propose a new psychology of leadership."/5(22).

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The book begins by reviewing the old psychology of leadership, that is, the "great man" and "cult of personality" theories. This has been the main focus of research for many years in psychology - that is, the personality characteristics of leaders, be they key figures in business or politics, or even dictators.

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In Print. This kind of characterization of leadership, which is certainly not uncommon (e.g., Chemers, ), places a premium on the role of group membership and group life in the analysis of leadership. My goal in this chapter is to describe just such an analysis of leadership-a new analysis based on the social identity approach in social psychology Cited by: The history of the psychology of leadership dates back to the days of the Greek philosopher Plato ( BCE) who explored traits of leadership, and more recently in the writings of Sigmund Freud () and psychologists who adopted behaviorist theories.

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