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Substitutes for Leadership

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

Substitutes for leadership are an important extension of contingency theories of leadership. Contingency theories specify that effective leadership depends on matching specific leader behavior patterns with certain organizational situations. A specific leader behavior may result ...

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