The purpose of this chapter is to frame the circumstances that affected the development of leadership in Iceland. Leadership is a result of different societal and economic processes, whereas in the case of Iceland, it is a relatively young phenomenon and it is strongly associated with the economic development of the country. Throughout the nineteenth century and in the 1900s, the quality of socioeconomic conditions in Iceland was among the lowest in Europe. This chapter recollects the development of organizational leadership traditions in Iceland.
|Title of host publication||Contributions to Management Science|
|Number of pages||11|
|Publication status||Published - 2018|
|Name||Contributions to Management Science|
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- Historical context
- Icelandic leadership
- Leadership in Iceland