Universal and variable leadership dimensions across human societies

Published in Evolution and Human Behavior, 2020

Recommended citation: Zachary H. Garfield, Kristen L. Syme, and Edward H. Hagen. (2020). "Universal and variable leadership dimensions across human societies." Evolution and Human Behavior. 41(5). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.evolhumbehav.2020.07.012

This exploratory study identified the qualities and functions of leaders, as well as the costs and benefits of leadership for leaders and followers, from a representative sample of nonindustrial societies. It was published in a special issue of Evolution and Human Behavior, “Beyond WEIRD”, commemorating and discussing the 10th anniversary of Henrich et al.’s paper, The weirdest people in the world?

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