An evaluation of conceptual weaknesses in transformational and charismatic leadership theories.

@article{Yukl1999AnEO,
  title={An evaluation of conceptual weaknesses in transformational and charismatic leadership theories.},
  author={G. Yukl},
  journal={Leadership Quarterly},
  year={1999},
  volume={10},
  pages={285-305}
}
  • G. Yukl
  • Published 1999
  • Psychology
  • Leadership Quarterly
Abstract Theories of transformational and charismatic leadership provide important insights about the nature of effective leadership. However, most of the theories have conceptual weaknesses that reduce their capacity to explain effective leadership. The conceptual weaknesses are identified here and refinements are suggested. The issue of compatibility between transformational and charismatic leadership is also discussed. Finally, some methodological problems involving construct validation and… Expand
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