Modern Paradigms of Leadership

Transactional Leadership Theory

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This video segment provides an elaborate conceptualisation of transactional leadership by prior studies and also examines the critical debates to the adoption of such approach. Finally, the viewer will reflect on this approach to leadership through a reflective exercise.


  • Leadership
  • Leader
  • Transaction
  • Transactional leadership
  • Contingent rewards
  • Management by exception
  • Active
  • Path goal theory
  • Exchange
  • Follower

About this video

Christian Harrison
First online
15 January 2020
Online ISBN
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright information
© The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2020