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Leadership Theories

The following are some of the terms which can be used to search for leadership theories:

  • Behavioral
  • Charismatic Leadership
  • Contingency Model
  • "Great Man" Theory
  • Management
  • Ohio State Model
  • Participative Leadership
  • Relationship Theories
  • Situational Leadership
  • Trait Theories

People Associated with the Study of Leadership

The following are some authors and other people associated with leadership theories and the study of leadership:

  • Adair, John
  • Bennis, Warren
  • Blake, Robert & Mouton, Jane
  • Burns, James MacGregor
  • Carlyle, Thomas
  • Covey, Stephen
  • Drucker, Peter F.
  • Fiedler, Fred
  • Lewin, Kurt
  • Likert, Rensis
  • McGregor, Douglas
  • Maxwell, John C.
  • Stogdill, Ralph
  • Tannenbaum, Robert & Schmidt, Warren H.
  • Weber, Max