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Title: Transformational leadership in sport: Current status and future directions
Author(s): Arthur, Calum A
Bastardoz, Nicolas
Eklund, Robert
Contact Email: calum.arthur@stir.ac.uk
Issue Date: 31-Aug-2017
Citation: Arthur CA, Bastardoz N & Eklund R (2017) Transformational leadership in sport: Current status and future directions. Current Opinion in Psychology, 16, pp. 78-83. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.copsyc.2017.04.001.
Abstract: Borrowed from organizational psychology, the concept of transformational leadership has now been applied to a sport context for a decade. Our review covers and critically discusses empirical articles published on this growing topic. However, because the majority of studies used cross-sectional designs and single-source questionnaires to tap what has been a fuzzy construct, current theoretical and methodological issues impede understanding of whether transformational leadership matters for sport outcomes. To make a difference to applied practice and policy, the transformational leadership construct requires a refined definition and stronger empirical tests allowing for robust causal inference. We highlight avenues for advancing research on transformational leadership in the sport context.
DOI Link: 10.1016/j.copsyc.2017.04.001
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