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Copy of Leadership Theories Timeline

A journey through leadership and management theory development from the onset of the industrial revolution to date. The focus is primarily on leadership practices and beliefs in the United States

Kimberly Schell

on 2 February 2013

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Transcript of Copy of Leadership Theories Timeline

1870's TODAY 1950's Leadership Theories Timeline Situational Leadership 1940's 1970's 1980's 1990's The Esther M. Zimmer Lederberg Trust Courtesy of the Maine State Museum Workers leaving the farm for the factory The Great Man Theory 1936 Belief: Leaders had to be "great people" Turn of the Century Factory Workers Personality Theory Sigmund Freud
Father of
Psychoanalysis Carl Jung
"Psychological Types" 1921 Katherine Cook Briggs
Isabel Briggs Myers Farm work dominated
by migrant workers Trait Theory Belief: Certain Qualities and Traits Make some people more suited to leadership positions. 1943 Aircraft Worker
People using their brains as much as their bodies Library of Congress
Flikr Late Industrial Revolution Behavioral Theory Belief: Any Baby Can Be Groomed Dr Oz Website squidoo.com More People Than Ever in Offices Farm - Factory Factory - Office Office Flexible Workspace Contingency Theory Belief: Balance (cc) photo by medhead on Flickr Situational Theory Belief: The Best Course of Action based on the Situation Management Theory Relationship Theory Belief: "Transformational Leaders" Leaders who are passionate about the work and able to energize others Behavioral Theory,
Contingency Theory + Situation/Participative Theory People start working for companies Beliefs: Clear Chain of Command, Rewards & Punishment, Obeying Leader is Primary Google Office Space, Team Rooms,
On Site Child Care 1900-30's Work From Home Participative Theory Belief: The best leadership style is one that takes the input of others into account Struggle for equality in
the blue collar sector Struggle for equality
in the office teamrooms open workspaces family friendly workspaces Versatile, functional
meeting rooms
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