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leadership function

Definition of Leadership Function

(noun) The goal of a leader.

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Leadership Function Pronunciation

Pronunciation Usage Guide

Syllabification: lead·er·ship func·tion

Audio Pronunciation

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– British English

International Phonetic Alphabet

  • American English – /ˈlidərˌʃɪp ˈfʌŋkʃən/
  • British English – /ˈliːdəʃɪp ˈfʌnŋkʃən/

Usage Note

  • Plural: leadership functions

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Works Consulted

Griffiths, Heather, Nathan Keirns, Eric Strayer, Susan Cody-Rydzewski, Gail Scaramuzzo, Tommy Sadler, Sally Vyain, Jeff Bry, Faye Jones. 2016. Introduction to Sociology 2e. Houston, TX: OpenStax.

Oxford University Press. (N.d.) Oxford Dictionaries. (https://www.oxforddictionaries.com/).

Wikipedia contributors. (N.d.) Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Wikimedia Foundation. (https://en.wikipedia.org/).

Cite the Definition of Leadership Function

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “leadership function.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved January 21, 2020 (https://sociologydictionary.org/leadership-function/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

leadership function. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/leadership-function/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “leadership function.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed January 21, 2020. https://sociologydictionary.org/leadership-function/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“leadership function.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 21 Jan. 2020. <https://sociologydictionary.org/leadership-function/>.