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date: 18 July 2024

authentic leadership 

A Dictionary of Organizational Behaviour

Emma Jeanes

A type of leadership that assumes leaders should act honestly and transparently and in ways that are true to themselves. Authentic leaders are self-aware and willing to be open with others, and act in ways that are seen to be genuine. It is said to build trusting relationships with others and to lead to longer-lasting positive outcomes. It draws on the contested notion of what it means to be authentic and requires a capacity for self-awareness. It is also seen to be an ethical approach based on an understanding of ... ...

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