(noun) The style a leader uses to motivate members of a group to act and achieve goals.
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How to Cite the Definition of Leadership Style
ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “leadership style.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved December 12, 2018 (https://sociologydictionary.org/leadership-style/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
leadership style. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/leadership-style/
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Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “leadership style.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed December 12, 2018. https://sociologydictionary.org/leadership-style/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“leadership style.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 12 Dec. 2018. <https://sociologydictionary.org/leadership-style/>.