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Power Distance

  • By: Deanne N. Den Hartog
  • In: Encyclopedia of Leadership
  • Edited by: George R. Goethals, Georgia J. Sorenson & James MacGregor Burns
  • Subject:Leadership

Leadership is found as an important function in human groups all over the world. Everywhere, the leadership role is associated with power and status. Most cultures have symbols that convey power and status. For example, in some cultures leaders may be ...

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