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Conceptions of Leadership

Enduring Ideas and Emerging Insights

  • Editors
  • George R. Goethals
  • Scott T. Allison
  • Roderick M. Kramer
  • David M. Messick

Part of the Jepson Studies in Leadership book series (JSL)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Conceptions of Leadership

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. David M. Messick
      Pages 3-14
    3. Max H. Bazerman
      Pages 39-52
    4. David R. Caruso, Kerrie Fleming, Ethan D. Spector
      Pages 93-110
    5. George R. Goethals, Scott T. Allison
      Pages 111-124
  3. Leadership Processes

  4. Back Matter
    Pages 239-250

About this book


An exploration of both classic and contemporary conceptions of leadership, focusing on social psychological approaches to central questions such as the way people think about leaders and leadership, the personality attributes of leaders, power and influence, trust, and the qualities that sustain positive relationships between leaders and followers.


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About the authors

David Messick is Professor at the Northwestern University.

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