Strategic Leadership: The GLOBE Study of CEO Leadership Behavior and Effectiveness Across Cultures is the third volume in a three-part series showcasing the multinational, multi-year, multi-phase research undertaken by the GLOBE team.

CEO Leadership Effectiveness across Cultures: The Effect of Fit and Behavior
CEO leadership effectiveness across cultures: The effect of fit and behavior

This chapter presents our findings on CEO leadership effectiveness. We examine the effect of two possible sources: (1) the fit between CEO leadership behavior and societal expectations (culturally endorsed implicit leadership theories, or CLTs) and (2) the combined effect of fit and leadership behavior. The chapter has three sections. The first section summarizes our Chapter 8 findings demonstrating how CEO leadership behaviors impact CEO effectiveness. The second section provides evidence that the fit between societal leadership expectations and CEO leadership behavior impact CEO leadership effectiveness. The third section provides a simultaneous comparison of the two contrasting sources of leadership effectiveness— observed CEO behavior ...

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