Shared leadership theory

Craig L. Pearce, Jay A. Conger, Edwin A. Locke

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Edwin Locke contributed a chapter to the critique section of Craig Pearce and Jay Conger's edited book, Shared Leadership: Reframing the Hows and Whys of Leadership (Sage, 2003a). In this letter exchange, they continue their dialogue on this important topic. They focus in particular on clarifying what each means by "shared leadership" and on what shared leadership can and should look like at the top of organizations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)622-628
Number of pages7
JournalLeadership Quarterly
Issue number5
StatePublished - Oct 2008

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Business and International Management
  • Sociology and Political Science
  • Applied Psychology
  • Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management


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