TITLE

leadership theories (1532) Psychology

PUB. DATE
January 2002
SOURCE
Dictionary of Theories;2002, p306
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "leadership theories" is presented. It refers to a psychology-based theory which defines leadership as the management and direction of a group of people or an organization. Theories on leadership vary in their perspectives and emphasis, from specific leadership traits to leaders required for different situations.
ACCESSION #
40423065

 

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