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The People's Choice: Exploring the Role of Collective Leader Endorsement in Dynamic Leadership Relationships

Abstract Grounded in the relational view of leadership, this dissertation explores the dynamics of the leader/follower relationship in the context of a collective using a social networks approach. Specifically, I build on DeRue and Ashford’s (2010) work that focuses on dynamic, socially constructed leadership relationships within a dyad to focus on such relationships within a collective. In doing so, I conceptualize collective leader endorsement – receiving a grant of leader identity from a collective of followers – and examine the implications of collective leader endorsement. As a dynamic relationship, collective leader endorsement can change as individuals give and receive grants of leader identity. I draw on relational models of leadership theor... (more)
Created Date 2018
Contributor Bartels, Amy L (Author) / LePine, Jeffery (Advisor) / Peterson, Suzanne (Advisor) / Luciano, Margaret (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Management / Organizational behavior / Leadership / Relational view of leadership / Social networks / Well-being
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 161 pages
Language English
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Business Administration 2018
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS

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