Investigating evolutionary models of leadership among recently settled Ethiopian hunter-gatherers

Published in The Leadership Quarterly, 2020

Recommended citation: Zachary H. Garfield and Edward H. Hagen (2020). "Investigating evolutionary models of leadership among recently settled Ethiopian hunter-gatherers." The Leadership Quarterly. 31(2). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.leaqua.2019.03.005

This empirical field study provides rare quantitative data on elected leadership among a relatively egalitarian society, including on female and male leaders. Results are interpreted in reference to influential evolutionary theoretical models. This publication is part of a special issue of The Leadership Quarterly on the Evolution and Biology of Leadership.

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