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Autocratic Leadership

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

A popular saying, often seen these days on T-shirts worn by suburban matrons, reads: “Because I'm the Mommy, that's why!” This innocently humorous slogan contains a core of truth, and it also expresses what many scholars regard as the essence of ...

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