International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Do Various Styles of Leadership Significantly Relate to a Subordinate’s Perceived Relationship with his Leader?
David M. Setley, Paul Dion, James Miller

In all organizations from businesses to government to education, individuals are evaluated based upon theirability to lead others. The purpose of this study is to investigate if various styles of leadership are related to the leader-member exchange relationship (LMX) as perceived by the subordinate. The conclusions of this study suggests that leadership styles including a relatively high orientation toward relationship-oriented leadership styles do result in higher quality leader-member exchange relationships as perceived by the follower.

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