Self-concordance at Work : toward Understanding the Motivational Effects of Transformational Leaders

  title={Self-concordance at Work : toward Understanding the Motivational Effects of Transformational Leaders},
  author={Joyce E. Bono},
We extend existing theories by linking transformational leadership to “self-concordance” at work. In two studies using diverse samples and methods, leader behaviors were associated with follower tendencies to set self-concordant goals. In general, followers of transformational leaders viewed their work as more important and as more self-congruent. The effects of self-concordant work goals on job attitudes and performance were generally positive; however, the pattern of relationships differed in… CONTINUE READING
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