A Transaction Neutral Framework for Leadership Exchanges Introduction All leadership theories and models aim to capture, analyze, explain, and apply the infinite personality, style, and behavioral factors that impact the effectiveness or ineffectiveness of a particular approach. But, at the very foundation of leadership theory is an often overlooked yet critically necessary facet of the leadership concept – the relationship exchange. In contrast to the traditional value laden descriptions of transactional leadership and leadership exchange as quid pro quo based relationships (Hater & Bass, 1988, p.696), or a necessary incentive to lead or follow, this paper presents alternate view. Transaction neutral leadership is presented here as a...The end:
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