Charismatic leadership: An exploratory investigation of the techniques of influence

by Sparks, George A., Ph.D., CAPELLA UNIVERSITY, 2008, 88 pages; 3297036


The purpose of this exploratory study was to identify techniques used by charismatic leaders on a conscious and intentional basis to inspire their followers; specifically, those intentional actions which were used to generate emotion within the target audience. This study will provided greater understanding and insight into the leader/follower relationship.

Impression management was also included in this study to provide greater insight into the mind set and actions taken by charismatic leaders to help project and communicate their vision to their followers.

AdviserShelia D. Fournier-Bonilla
Source TypeDissertation
SubjectsBehavioral psychology; Management
Publication Number3297036

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