Leading Together for Mutual Benefit: Shared Leadership in the Context of Co-operative Banking

Rosas Saila, Jussila Iiro, Tuominen Pasi


While also opposing views have been presented, reaching decisions in co-operatives has primarily been considered to be a collective process. Despite this longstanding belief, there is lack of research on the collectivity of leadership processes actually ongoing in co-operative context(s). The paper at hand makes use of shared leadership construct showing that it helps us think of and articulate how leadership manifests in co-operative banks and their co-operative arrangements. The utility of this idea for future research and practice of co-operation is discussed.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5430/bmr.v1n4p99


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