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Effective Leadership: Switching Between Dominance and Prestige
Anneke Zwart, Student (University), Netherlands, Member
The leadership styles Dominance and Prestige are fundamental strategies used by (potential) leaders to find their ways through organizational hierarchies:
  • Leading through Dominance refers to the act of being assertive, leverage one’s power/authority as a means to influence others. This type of leadership gives little room for followers to have a choice between following or not following the leader.
  • Leading through Prestige refers to a style in which wisdom and expertise, through being a role model, stimulate followers to follow. Instead of leading mainly through showing power, prestige allows others to be influential but they pull the strings from behind. This in turn means that leadership through prestige represents a more negotiable leadership style compared to dominance.
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