Informal Leadership Status and Individual Performance

  title={Informal Leadership Status and Individual Performance},
  author={Brooke A. Shaughnessy and Darren C. Treadway and Jacob W. Breland and Pamela L. Perrew{\'e}},
  journal={Journal of Leadership \& Organizational Studies},
  pages={83 - 94}
Informal leadership has been a topic of growing interest in recent years, with the recognition that much remains to be known about this phenomenon. In the present study, an integrative social–political conceptualization of informal leadership is proposed and tested. The research question was tested through individual self-report survey questions, a network-based consensus informal leadership measure whereby each employee identified informal leaders in their network, and individual performance… 

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