Learning Objectives

7.1 Describe the two subgroups that can form under Vertical Dyadic Linkage Theory.
7.2 Define the two kinds of relationships that can occur between a leader and followers under Leader–Member Exchange Theory.
7.3 Describe the role of the leader and follower in influencing LMX relationships.
7.4 Describe the inherent bias of LMX theory and how it can lead to unintended consequences.
7.5 Describe the two behaviors identified in the Kelley Model and the resulting five follower types.
7.6 Briefly describe the three factors than can enhance a follower’s influence.
7.7 Identify three things a leader should delegate and three things that should not be delegated.