The reciprocal effects of self-view as a leader and leadership emergence
- Publisher: SAGE Publications
Although it is often assumed that an individual's self-view as a leader has an impact on that individual's emergence as a leader, there is currently no empirical evidence of this effect in the literature. Longitudinal social network analysis is used to study both the impact of an individual's self-view as a leader on leadership emergence and how the process of leadership emergence influences an individual's self-view as a leader over time. Results suggest a reciprocal process: An individual’s self-view as a leader influences the number of leadership nominations an individual receives over time and the number of leadership nominations received over time influences an individual’s self-view as a leader.