Leadership for Self-Managing Work Teams: A Typology and Integrative Model

@article{Stewart1995LeadershipFS,
  title={Leadership for Self-Managing Work Teams: A Typology and Integrative Model},
  author={Greg L. Stewart and Charles C. Manz},
  journal={Human Relations},
  year={1995},
  volume={48},
  pages={747 - 770}
}
Many organizations are currently implementing self-managing work teams. Supervision of these teams is particularly challenging in that leaders are expected to lead others to lead themselves. Grounded primarily in the positivistic paradigm of research, a typology of leadership approaches is thus developed to explain team leader behaviors and their impact on team self-management. A model incorporating leader and organizational characteristics is then presented to illustrate antecedents of team… 
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