Intergroup leadership in organizations:leading across group and organizational boundaries


Intergroup leadership-leadership of collaborative performance of different organizational groups or organizations-is associated with unique intergroup challenges that are not addressed by traditional leadership theories. To address this lacuna, we describe a theory of intergroup leadership. Firmly grounded in research on social identity and intergroup relations, the theory proposes that effective intergroup performance rests on the leader's ability to construct an intergroup relational identity. We describe key leadership actions to establish such an identity.

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Divisions: College of Business and Social Sciences > Aston Business School > Work & Organisational Psychology
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Uncontrolled Keywords: leadership,inter-organizational relations,group behavior,social identity,Management of Technology and Innovation,Strategy and Management,Business, Management and Accounting(all)
Publication ISSN: 1930-3807
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Published Date: 2012-04-01
Authors: Hogg, Michael A.
Van Knippenberg, Daan (ORCID Profile 0000-0002-0269-8102)
Rast III, David E.

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