Culture specific and cross culturally generalizable implicit leadership theories: are attributes of charismatic/transformational leadership universally endorsed?

Den Hartog, Deanne N., House, Robert J., Hanges, Paul J., Ruiz-Quintanilla, S. Antonio, Dorfman, Peter W., Ashkanasy, N. M. and Falkus, S. A. (1999) Culture specific and cross culturally generalizable implicit leadership theories: are attributes of charismatic/transformational leadership universally endorsed?. Leadership Quarterly, 10 2: 219-256. doi:10.1016/S1048-9843(99)00018-1


Author Den Hartog, Deanne N.
House, Robert J.
Hanges, Paul J.
Ruiz-Quintanilla, S. Antonio
Dorfman, Peter W.
Ashkanasy, N. M.
Falkus, S. A.
Title Culture specific and cross culturally generalizable implicit leadership theories: are attributes of charismatic/transformational leadership universally endorsed?
Journal name Leadership Quarterly   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1048-9843
Publication date 1999
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1016/S1048-9843(99)00018-1
Volume 10
Issue 2
Start page 219
End page 256
Total pages 38
Place of publication Amsterday
Publisher Elsevier Science Inc.
Collection year 1999
Language eng
Subject CX
380108 Industrial and Organisational Psychology
720403 Management
Abstract This study focuses on culturally endorsed implicit theories of leadership (CLTs). Although cross-cultural research emphasizes that different cultural groups likely have different conceptions of what leadership should entail, a controversial position is argued here: namely that attributes associated with charismatic/transformational leadership will be universally endorsed as contributing to outstanding leadership. This hypothesis was tested in 62 cultures as part of the Global Leadership and Organizational Behavior Effectiveness (GLOBE) Research Program. Universally endorsed leader attributes, as well as attributes that are universally seen as impediments to outstanding leadership and culturally contingent attributes are presented here. The results support the hypothesis that specific aspects of charismatic/transformational leadership are strongly and universally endorsed across cultures.
Q-Index Code CX

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