FUNCTIONAL LEADER

the term used to describe the person in a group who performs the activities that are associated with being the leader. Increase cohesion, reduce interpersonal conflict, motivate action.

FUNCTIONAL LEADER: "Joe was the functional leader for the next project."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FUNCTIONAL LEADER," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/functional-leader/ (accessed November 18, 2019).
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