Social class, leaders and leadership: a critical review and suggestions for development
Current opinion in psychology
Reviews research concerning the relationship between social class and leadership.
Reviews research concerning social class and leader role occupancy/emergence.
Findings suggest higher-class relates to leader emergence, but not necessarily performance.
Suggests that class may relate to (mis)matched beliefs about how leaders and followers should act.
Martin, S. R., Innis, B. D. and Ward, R. G., 2017. Social class, leaders and leadership: a critical review and suggestions for development. Current opinion in psychology, 18, pp.49-54.
Published in: Current opinion in psychology, vol. 18, 2017.