Accession Number:

AD0685639

Title:

GROUP STRUCTURE AND THE MEASUREMENT OF POTENTIAL LEADER INFLUENCE.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

ILLINOIS UNIV URBANA GROUP EFFECTIVENESS RESEARCH LAB

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1969-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

29.0

Abstract:

Since a leaders effectiveness depends on the degree to which the group situation allows him to influence group members, it is argued that advances in leadership theory must await a satisfactory measure of potential leader influence. One method of defining leader influence is presented. That concept of potential leader influence or favorability is shown to have a number of limitations in its description of the relationship between leader influence and group structure. An improved method for measuring leader influence is presented using the concepts of structural role theory. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Psychology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE