Group Dynamics and the Public Sphere

Psychology in the Workplace

What role does charisma play?

A repeated theme since the early days of Max Weber is the notion of the charismatic leader. A charismatic personality is not necessary in most managerial situations, but can come in handy in times of turmoil when workers need to be inspired and reassured about the need for significant changes in their values, goals, and group norms. This kind of leadership has been called transformational leadership.


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