How Leaders of Marginalized Groups Negotiate Intergroup Relations
Jolanda Jetten University of Queensland/University of Exeter
Frank Mols University of Queensland
WE ARE OFTEN fascinated with leadership. We can feel inspired by effective leaders, we look to them as role models, and we wish that we too could command such fervor. We are captivated by leaders who have achieved positive outcomes, such as Martin Luther King, Jr., and Mahatma Gandhi, and we buy autobiographies written by influential leaders in the hope we can learn from them. In our admiration we often put effective leaders on a pedestal, because there seems to be something special about them. At the same time, we are horrified by the influence of leaders ...