LEADER PROTOTYPE By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 A person who is the leader of a company or group who is thought to possess features shared by most of the groups membership. They are typically used as examples. LEADER PROTOTYPE: "Most well-known and popular leaders were considered to have the leader prototype." Related Psychology Terms ASPIRATIONAL GROUP MINIMAL GROUP AUTHORITARIAN LEADER LEADERSHIP LEADERLESS GROUP GROUP-CENTERED LEADER GROUP IDENTIFICATION EMERGENT LEADER LEADERSHIP EMERGENCE UNIVERSALITY Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "LEADER PROTOTYPE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/leader-prototype/ (accessed October 18, 2020).