Program: PhD Management
Specialization: Leadership and Organizational Change
Scandura, T., Pellegrini, E. (2008). Trust and leader−−member exchange: A closer look at relational vulnerability. Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies, 15(101), 100-110.
Throughout this article, researchers have introduced and compared an extensive amount of research over the course of four decades to demonstrate the exchange of trust among leadership responsibilities. This article argues that it is the first of its kind to rationalize the multidimensional aspect of leader-member exchange research. A great focus of the study relates to similar studies regarding the relationship of leader-member exchange of subordinates and the comparison of their relations with their superiors. The findings are primarily found within indentation-based trust as well as calculus-based trust.
The research was conduct with the assistance of 228 full-time employees enrolled in an MBA program over the course of four semesters. The survey method of research used both the Scandura and Graen scale as well as that of Lewicki, Bunker and Stevenson. Although the findings are informative, many limitations are present. Further research regarding the differing examined industries would provide a more extensive representation of how trust models vary. Cultural difference may also contest as a future obstacle.
Crossman, B., Crossman, J. (2011). Conceptualising leadership—a review of literature. School of Management, University of South Australia, 480-497.
This review of literature serves as a reminder of the lack of informative matter regarding a commonly defined view of followership. The authors of the article work to combine many well-represented ideas to help to formulate a common understanding of the concept of followership. The paper continues by providing support for the impact of further knowledge on the issue of followership and the...