Daily Archives: October 19, 2015

Legitimate Leadership and the Issue of Control

Etsko Schuitema - Legitimate leadership

I have consistently argued that in the course of establishing a legitimate relationship based on Care and Growth of the subordinate, the leader has to continuously review the level of control in the relationship. The degree of control in a relationship has to be appropriate to the maturity of a subordinate (a contention which is at the basis of the Situational Leadership argument). Since growth itself is an incremental process, the control that is exercised […]

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