volume 42, issue 3, P348-369 2021
DOI: 10.1108/lodj-12-2019-0509
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Junwei Zheng, Xueqin Gou, Guangdong Wu, Xianbo Zhao, Hongyang Li, Bingsheng Liu

Abstract: PurposeThis study investigated the differential effects of empowering leadership and directive leadership in projects. Moreover, how the complex interplay between empowering and directive leadership styles influences both leader–member exchange and project performance was also explored.Design/methodology/approachPolynomial regression analysis and response surface modeling were applied to analyze 161 matched data collected from project members and managers worked in different projects located in China.FindingsF…

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