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Leader-follower perspectives

Simonsson, Charlotte LU (2018)
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This entry provides a presentation of different leader-follower perspectives. Traditional leadership research has a psychological orientation and focuses on leaders as persons. Leaders are conceptualized as active communicators and subordinates/followers as more or less passive recipients, which implies a monologic, transmission-oriented view of communication. In recent years, there has been a turn in leadership research with an increased focus on leadership as a mutual, discursive process. Followers are conceptualized as co-producers of leadership, and leadership is conceived as dynamic, fluent process with interchanging roles. The notion of leadership as a social, discursive process goes hand in hand with a dialogic, constructionist view... (More)
This entry provides a presentation of different leader-follower perspectives. Traditional leadership research has a psychological orientation and focuses on leaders as persons. Leaders are conceptualized as active communicators and subordinates/followers as more or less passive recipients, which implies a monologic, transmission-oriented view of communication. In recent years, there has been a turn in leadership research with an increased focus on leadership as a mutual, discursive process. Followers are conceptualized as co-producers of leadership, and leadership is conceived as dynamic, fluent process with interchanging roles. The notion of leadership as a social, discursive process goes hand in hand with a dialogic, constructionist view of communication. (Less)
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The international encyclopedia of strategic communication
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Heath, R. L.; Johansen, Winni; and
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Wiley-Blackwell
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978-1-119-01071-5|
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English
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2018-12-21 11:02:46
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  abstract     = {This entry provides a presentation of different leader-follower perspectives. Traditional leadership research has a psychological orientation and focuses on leaders as persons. Leaders are conceptualized as active communicators and subordinates/followers as more or less passive recipients, which implies a monologic, transmission-oriented view of communication. In recent years, there has been a turn in leadership research with an increased focus on leadership as a mutual, discursive process. Followers are conceptualized as co-producers of leadership, and leadership is conceived as dynamic, fluent process with interchanging roles. The notion of leadership as a social, discursive process goes hand in hand with a dialogic, constructionist view of communication. },
  author       = {Simonsson, Charlotte},
  editor       = {Heath, R. L. and Johansen, Winni},
  isbn         = { 978-1-119-01071-5|},
  language     = {eng},
  publisher    = {Wiley-Blackwell},
  title        = {Leader-follower perspectives},
  year         = {2018},
}