Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/39425
Title: Leadership style and followers' motivation to behave proactively : a social cognitive perspective
Authors: Leung, KSH
Bambacas, M
Keywords: Transformational leadership
Management-by-exception
Cognition
Motivation
Proactive work behavior
Social cognitive theory
Issue Date: 2011
Source: 25th Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM) Conference, Wellington, New Zealand, Dec 7-9, 2011 How to cite?
Abstract: This conceptual paper proposes a model that explains how the style of leadership may engender followers’ motivation that guides their proactive behavior. Current literature demonstrates how leaders promote proactive behavior. However, followers’ motivation to behave proactively is less known. Understanding followers’ motivation is important because it determines how their behaviors are influenced by their leaders. We apply social cognitive theory and present a model that contrasts the impact of transformational leadership and management-by-exception on followers’ motivation for proactive behavior. We draw on empirical evidence to construct our model and of fer propositions. Lastly, we discuss theoretical contributions and future research.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/39425
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