Considering the positive possibilities of leader political behavior

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  • B. Parker Ellen III

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    1. Department of Management, College of Business, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, U.S.A.
    • Correspondence to: B. Parker Ellen III, Department of Management, College of Business, Florida State University, 821 Academic Way, PO Box 3061110, Tallahassee, Florida 32306-1110, U.S.A. E-mail: bpe11@my.fsu.edu

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Summary

This Incubator presents an overview of a new construct, leader political support, which captures the positive possibilities of leaders' political behavior. A discussion of why leader political support may seem paradoxical is included, as well as a presentation of the need for its consideration and the research possibilities it provides. Copyright © 2014 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

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