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Leadership and Creativity in Research: Investigations of Leadership and Leader – Member Exchange (LMX) in Research Groups

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Title: Leadership and Creativity in Research: Investigations of Leadership and Leader – Member Exchange (LMX) in Research Groups
Authors: Olsson, Lisa
Issue Date: 23-Nov-2012
University: Göteborgs universitet. Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Social Sciences
Institution: Department of Psychology ; Psykologiska institutionen
Parts of work: I. Hemlin, S. & Olsson, L. (2011). Creativity-stimulating leadership: A critical incident study of leaders’ influence on creativity in research groups. Creativity and Innovation Management, 20 (1), 49-58.

II. Olsson, L., Denti, L, & Hemlin, S. (2012). Leaders’ enhancement of leader–member exchange (LMX) relationships: An examination of leaders’ cognitive support and knowledge resources in research groups. Unpublished manuscript.

III. Olsson, L., Hemlin, S., & Pousette, A. (2012). A multi-level analysis of leader–member exchange and creative performance in research groups. Leadership Quarterly, 23, 604-619.

IV. Olsson, L. (2012). Do leaders matter in the long-run? A longitudinal study of the importance of LMX and LMX balance for followers’ past and future creative performance in research groups. Unpublished manuscript.
Date of Defence: 2012-12-14
Disputation: Fredagen den 14 december 2012, kl. 14.00, sal F1, Psykologiska institutionen, Haraldsgatan 1
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Doctoral Dissertation
Keywords: LMX
research groups
Abstract: This thesis is an examination of leadership and creativity in research. Specifically, it studies leadership and creativity in academic research groups and commercial research groups in the biosciences. Leaders in these research settings face similar challenges, in particular the uncertainty that characterizes such creative work. Moreover, because this work is knowledge intensive, leaders in research lead followers who, with their special expertise and skills, have a propensity for work autonomy.... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-8592-2
ISSN: 1101-718X
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