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Leadership Theories and Styles

  • Melina R. KibbeEmail author
Part of the Success in Academic Surgery book series (SIAS)

Abstract

Leadership theories and styles have evolved over time. In order to become an effective leader, one must understand the core leadership theories and the styles that emerged from them, how they evolved, and how to implement different styles of leadership depending on the environment, situation, or need of the leader and the team members. This chapter will provide a description of core leadership theories and the leadership styles that have emerged from these theories. The leadership styles commonly adopted for surgical leadership will also be discussed.

Keywords

Emotional Intelligence Transformational Leadership Leadership Style Effective Leader Leadership Theory 
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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Surgery, Feinberg School of MedicineNorthwestern UniversityChicagoUSA

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