Advancing Leadership in Sport: Time to Take Off the Blinkers?

  title={Advancing Leadership in Sport: Time to Take Off the Blinkers?},
  author={Andrew Cruickshank and Dave Collins},
  journal={Sports medicine},
  volume={46 9},
While leadership is one of the most significant factors in sport, most research has focused on who effective leaders are and what they overtly do rather than why and how they lead in a certain way at a certain time. Presumably shaped by social norms, the bulk of this work has also overstated the role of bright (or socially desirable) leadership intentions and behaviours; or at least overlooked how this style fits with the 'darker' (or socially undesirable) intentions and behaviours that are… CONTINUE READING
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