Relational Leadership Theory: Exploring the social processes of leadership and organizing

  title={Relational Leadership Theory: Exploring the social processes of leadership and organizing},
  author={Mary Uhl-Bien},
  journal={Leadership Quarterly},
  • Mary Uhl-Bien
  • Published 2006
  • Psychology
  • Leadership Quarterly
  • While the concept of relationship-oriented behavior has been around since the earliest formal studies of leadership in organizations (Stogdill and Coons, 1957), the term relational leadership is surprisingly new (Brower et al., 2000; Drath, 2001; Murrell, 1997; Uhl-Bien, 2003, 2005). Because of this, its meaning is still uncertain. 
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