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Leader–Member Exchange (LMX) Theory

  • By: Michael A. Hogg
  • In: Encyclopedia of Leadership
  • Edited by: George R. Goethals, Georgia J. Sorenson & James MacGregor Burns
  • Subject:Leadership

Many theories of leadership focus on the nature of the interactions that occur between the leader and his or her subordinates. They attribute effective leadership to a situation in which subordinates give the leader the legitimacy and power to lead effectively ...

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