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Leaderless Groups

  • By: David W. Frantz
  • In: Encyclopedia of Leadership
  • Edited by: George R. Goethals, Georgia J. Sorenson & James MacGregor Burns
  • Subject:Leadership

Leaderless groups are those groups that exhibit the absence of formal leadership roles. At least initially, in leaderless groups no individual has responsibility for making sure that the group is progressing toward the achievement of certain goals or actions. Scholars have ...

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