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Vertical flow of collectivistic leadership: An examination of the cascade of visionary leadership across levels

This study explores the connection between formal leaders and collective leadership in teams through the examination of how collective strategic vision flows downward in organizations and the function that formal leaders play in the resulting cascade of collective leadership....

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Collective leadership behaviors: Evaluating the leader, team network, and problem situation characteristics that influence their use

The focus on non-hierarchical, collectivistic, leadership has been steadily increasing with several different theories emerging (Yammarino, Salas, Serban, Shirreffs, & Shuffler, 2012)....

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Predicting leadership relationships: The importance of collective identity

In many organizations, leadership increasingly looks less like a hierarchy of authority. Instead, it is better understood as a network of influence relationships in which multiple people participate, blurring the distinction between leader and follower and raising the question, how do we predict the existence of these leadership relationships?...

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Pluralized leadership in complex organizations: Exploring the cross network effects between formal and informal leadership relations

Understanding the connection between leadership and informal social network structures is important in advancing understanding of the enactment of pluralized leadership....

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Flock Leadership: Understanding and influencing emergent collective behavior

This study introduces Flock Leadership, a framework for understanding and influencing emergent collective behavior in the context of human organizing. Collective capacities emerge when interactions between individuals enact divergent and convergent ways of perceiving and responding to reality....

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Collective decision making, leadership, and collective intelligence: Tests with agent-based simulations and a Field study

This multi-level (individual and collective) study examines collective decision making as it relates to the performance metric of collective decision quality. A collectivistic leadership approach is used, as leaderless collectives engaged in decision making are inherently involved in collective leadership....

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Collective and network approaches to leadership: Special issue introduction

In this introduction to the special issue on collective and network approaches to leadership, we begin by discussing the state of research and practice in this burgeoning area to clarify the need for the empirical articles compiled in this issue....

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