The dynamics of shared leadership: building trust and enhancing performance.

  title={The dynamics of shared leadership: building trust and enhancing performance.},
  author={Marcus A. Drescher and M. Audrey Korsgaard and Isabell M. Welpe and Arnold Picot and Rolf T. Wigand},
  journal={The Journal of applied psychology},
  volume={99 5},
In this study, we examined how the dynamics of shared leadership are related to group performance. We propose that, over time, the expansion of shared leadership within groups is related to growth in group trust. In turn, growth in group trust is related to performance improvement. Longitudinal data from 142 groups engaged in a strategic simulation game over a 4-month period provide support for positive changes in trust mediating the relationship between positive changes in shared leadership… 

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