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Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Charismatic leadership: An exploratory investigation of the techniques of influence
by Sparks, George A., Ph.D., Capella University, 2008, 88; 3297036
Abstract (Summary)

The purpose of this exploratory study was to identify techniques used by charismatic leaders on a conscious and intentional basis to inspire their followers; specifically, those intentional actions which were used to generate emotion within the target audience. This study will provided greater understanding and insight into the leader/follower relationship.

Impression management was also included in this study to provide greater insight into the mind set and actions taken by charismatic leaders to help project and communicate their vision to their followers.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Fournier-Bonilla, Shelia D.
Commitee: Levesque, Joseph, Strong, David L.
School: Capella University
Department: School of Business
School Location: United States -- Minnesota
Source: DAI-A 69/02, Dissertation Abstracts International
Subjects: Behavioral psychology, Management
Keywords: Charismatic, Humor, Impression management, Leadership, Public speaking
Publication Number: 3297036
ISBN: 978-0-549-43829-8
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