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Dominance and Submission

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

Dominance is exercising controlling power or influence over something, usually other people; persons who are dominant command and rule. Consequently, dominance is closely related to leadership. Submission, on the other hand, is obeying—willingly carrying out the wishes of others. ...

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