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Collective Action

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

Collective action occurs through the decision of individuals, who are regarded as rational actors seeking to maximize self-interest, to participate in an activity with the purpose of achieving common or group interests. The study of collective action therefore provides valuable ...

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