Steffens, Niklas K.; Haslam, S. Alexander; Reicher, Stephen D.; Platow, Michael J.; Fransen, Katrien; Yang, Jie; Ryan, Michelle K.; Jetten, Jolanda; Peters, Kim; Boen, Filip
Although nearly two decades of research have provided support for the social identity approach to
leadership, most previous work has focused on leaders' identity prototypicality while neglecting
the assessment of other equally important dimensions of social identity management. However,
recent theoretical developments have argued that in order to mobilize and direct followers'
energies, leaders need not only to ‘be one of us’ (identity prototypicality), but also to ‘do it for us’
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