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Self-Organization and Leadership Emergence: A Cross-Cultural Replication

  • Gonzalo Zaror
  • Stephen J. Guastello
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Project examined the cross-cultural generalizability of a model for leadership emergence based on the rugged landscape self-organization and the swallowtail catastrophe. Twelve groups of eight Chilean university students played the Island Commission game and rated each other on leadership behavior at the end of the one-hour activity. Analysis confirmed the replication of dynamical structure and critical points obtained previously from a U.S. sample.

emergence leadership rugged landscape self-organization swallowtail catastrophe South America 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gonzalo Zaror
    • 1
  • Stephen J. Guastello
    • 2
  1. 1.Universidad Francisco de AguirreLa SerenaChile
  2. 2.Marquette UniversityMilwaukee

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