What we know about Leadership

  title={What we know about Leadership},
  author={Robert Edward Hogan and Robert Blair Kaiser},
  journal={Review of General Psychology},
  pages={169 - 180}
This article reviews the empirical literature on personality, leadership, and organizational effectiveness to make 3 major points. First, leadership is a real and vastly consequential phenomenon, perhaps the single most important issue in the human sciences. Second, leadership is about the performance of teams, groups, and organizations. Good leadership promotes effective team and group performance, which in turn enhances the well-being of the incumbents; bad leadership degrades the quality of… 

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