Impact of networking and business environment on student leadership styles

Ramo Palalić, Veland Ramadani*, Dianne H.B. Welsh, Alina Dizdarević, Arnela Ðilović

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The study explores transformational and transactional leadership styles among 173 university students. The results show that different leadership styles are impacted by students’ backgrounds. Consequently, leadership styles are influenced by either networking or the business environment. The importance of the leadership courses at universities is highlighted and provides a template for universities to follow. Implications are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)447-475
Number of pages29
JournalInternational Entrepreneurship and Management Journal
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2021
Externally publishedYes


  • Business environment
  • Education
  • Leadership
  • Networking
  • Students

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Management Information Systems
  • Management of Technology and Innovation

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