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Implicit Leadership Theories

  • By: Rebecca Fischbein & Robert G. Lord
  • In: Encyclopedia of Leadership
  • Edited by: George R. Goethals, Georgia J. Sorenson & James MacGregor Burns
  • Subject:Leadership

In the past quarter century, leadership research has examined leadership processes from a social-cognitive perspective. Within this research, attention has focused on implicit leadership theories (ILT), knowledge structures or beliefs regarding a construct or target. ILTs are created ...

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