• Entry
  • Reader's guide
  • Entries A-Z
  • Subject index

Leader Categorization Theory

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

Theories of leadership traditionally have focused on the leader. For example, the goal of preliminary leadership research was to identify the characteristics that enable someone to be a great leader. In addition, researchers, in an attempt to understand leader-follower processes, have ...

    • Loading...
    locked icon

    Sign in to access this content

    Get a 30 day FREE TRIAL

    • Watch videos from a variety of sources bringing classroom topics to life
    • Read modern, diverse business cases
    • Explore hundreds of books and reference titles