The leader/member attribution process

Mark J. Martinko, William L. Gardner

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The literature regarding leader and member attnbutional responses is reviewed and an interactive attnbutional model is proposed. Combinations of leader and member attributions considered m conjunction with the literature on attnbutional biases suggest that, under some conditions, conflicting athibutions may occur Strategies for maintaining healthy and productive leader/member interactions are proposed and implications of the model for the wider context of leader/member relations are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)235-249
Number of pages15
JournalAcademy of Management Review
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1987

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