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International Journal of Management and Business

IJMB Volume II, Issue 2


The Social Identity Analysis of Leadership, and Propositions for Future Research: An Integrative Review
Asli Göncü

Department of Psychology, Çankaya University, Turkey


The aim of the present paper is to review the social identity theory of leadership, and to summarize the theoretical developments and empirical findings related to the theory that occurred between 1997 and 2009. Moreover, some of the research areas that may be topics for future studies are introduced and discussed along with a number of propositions.

Keywords: leadership, prototypicality, social identification, self-concept, leadership endorsement, leadership effectiveness

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