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Are there unique leadership models in Asia? Exploring uncharted territory

Our goal for this special issue on “Asian Models of Leadership” as we set out in our call for papers was “to bring together empirical work carried out by a very diverse group of scholars and provide directions for advancing the field in new and interesting ways.” We set out to explore a number of questions and issues associated with a b...

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The age of exploration and exploitation: Younger-looking leaders endorsed for change and older-looking leaders endorsed for stability

The current contribution extends theorizing on leadership and the exploration–exploitation dilemma using an evolutionary perspective. A theoretical connection is made between the exploration–exploitation dilemma and age-biased leadership preferences for exploratory change versus stable exploitation....

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The influence of general mental ability self-esteem and family socioeconomic status on leadership role occupancy and leader advancement: The moderating role of gender

We examined the influence of general mental ability, self-esteem and family socioeconomic status on leadership role occupancy and leader advancement (defined as the increase in supervisory scope via the number of employees supervised), as well as the moderating role of gender in these relationships.  ...

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Do leadership role occupancy and transformational leadership share the same genetic and environmental influences?

Using data collected from 107 pairs of identical and 89 pairs of fraternal female twins this study examined the genetic and environmental associations between transformational leadership and leadership role occupancy....

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The heritability of emergent leadership: Age and gender as moderating factors

In this studyweexamined themoderating influences of gender and agewith respect to testing the heritability of leadership emergence....

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