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Leadership Styles, Innovation, and Social Entrepreneurship in the Era of Digitalization
Employees who are operating under the guidance of a leader.
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Authentic Leadership, Leader Optimism, and Follower Affective Commitment: An Experimental Study
Nevra Baker (Altinbas University, Turkey)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-1108-4.ch013
The aim of this study is to investigate the effect of authentic leadership together with the leader emotional expressivity of optimism on follower affective commitment towards the organization. This study was undertaken in the format of an experiment that is followed by a survey in which four groups of different fictional leader types were created, and respondents were asked to answer questions about their self-rated potential affective commitment towards the organization with the assumption that the respondents were actually working with the described leader. The findings of this study reveal that both authentic and inauthentic leaders who display optimism arouse higher levels of affective comitment by their followers as compared to their non-optimistic counterparts.
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Organizational Architecture and Online Social Networks: Insights from Innovative Brazilian Companies
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Social Media and Social Movements: Strengths, Challenges, and Implications for the Future
A term used to describe an individual who subscribes to receive a social media user’s updates on social media websites, including Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
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Leaders and Followers: The Leadership Style Perceived in Modern Organizations
Is someone who is available to help, collaborate and move towards common goals.
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Use of Social Media by Tourists at Religious Tourism Destinations in India
In a social media setting, a follower refers to a person who subscribes to your account in order to receive your updates.
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Changing Consumer Buyer Decision Process in the Context of Instamoms
People who follow specific accounts or just friends on social media, especially on Instagram.
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