Chapter 1: Normative Leadership Types and Organizational Performance: A Case for Authoritative Performance
From the Book: The Refractive Thinker®: Vol. I: An Anthology of Higher Learning


Summary

Do more authoritative leaders produce better organizational performance? Harvey (2002) suggested that the fundamental goals of capitalism may be inconsistent with the value component of normative leadership theories. Citing historical proponents of capitalism such as Adam Smith and Milton Friedman, Harvey described the leadership component of organizations under this economic perspective as egoistic.
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