Leadership Theories

James G. Clawson

University of Virginia - Darden School of Business

Darden Case No.: UVA-OB-0379

This note summarizes several major theories of leadership. It is intended to provide a quick overview of the major concepts and points rather than an in-depth understanding of the theories. It includes the Great Man theory, charismatic leadership, and the approaches of McClelland, Winter, Bennis, Burns, Fiedler, Hersey and Blanchard, Path-Goal, Mintzberg, Kotter, Maccoby, and Schein.

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Keywords: leadership, management skills, managerial psychology

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Date posted: October 21, 2008  

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Clawson, James G., Leadership Theories. Darden Case No. UVA-OB-0379. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=910388

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James G. Clawson (Contact Author)
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business ( email )
P.O. Box 6550
Charlottesville, VA 22906-6550
United States
HOME PAGE: http://www.darden.virginia.edu/faculty/clawson.htm

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