Expressive leader in families

Tim Ciochon, Kristy Soloski, Karis Finch

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


While many factors affect intrafamilial relationships, it is agreed that the family is an economic unit as well as a social unit. Thus, it was expected that economic (instrumental) and social (expressive) roles would evolve to preserve the unit. The instrumental leader can be described as the task specialist whereas the expressive leader can be described as the socio-emotional specialist*.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationExpressive leader in families
PublisherSpringer Publishing
StatePublished - Jan 5 2017


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