Identifying With the Six Types

A group of 170 international researchers headed by Robert J. House, the Joseph Frank Bernstein Professor of Organizational Studies and professor of management at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School, conducted a multiyear, multicountry study called Global Leadership and Organizational Behavior Effectiveness (GLOBE) to identify the different theories of effective leadership around the world. They focused on what they called culturally endorsed implicit theories of leadership. These are the cognitive models people use to make sense of leadership. Firmly ensconced in people's thinking, these models can influence behaviors in ways individuals are unaware of; the models influence what is interpreted as helpful ...

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