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Literature Review on Leadership Theories

  title={Literature Review on Leadership Theories},
  author={Sultan Aalateeg},
The leadership research in the last two decades evolved mainly under the following philosophies : trait school, focused on leaders’ dispositions ; behavioral school, concerned with leaders’ behaviors ; contingency school, focused on leadership contingencies; relational school, considered leader-follower relations; sceptics school, questioned the existence and need of leadership; information-processing school, focused on cognition; and the neo-charismatic or transformational school. Definitions… 

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