O'Reilly logo

Leadership in Libraries by Maha Kumaran

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

3

Leadership styles

Abstract:

Leadership theories such as trait theory, behavioral theory, and contingency theory are well known. Each of these theories, developed at various times during the 20th century, focuses on various styles for leaders. While the Great Man theory believed in leaders being born as leaders, other theories implied that leaders need to focus on styles and skills that will turn them into true leaders.

Key words

leadership styles

Great Man theory

trait theory

behavioral theory

situational theory

female leadership styles

Speaking in S. R. Ranganathan’s style:

image Every leader his or her style.

 Every leader his or her set of ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required