LEADER PROTOTYPE By N., Sam M.S. - 501 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 Hitler and Conformity ATTITUDE SCALES SOCIAL NORM (Group Norms) AUTHORITARIAN LEADER MENTAL PATIENT ORGANIZATIONS ADOLESCENCE (Theories) OSS ASSESSMENT TESTS Dissociative Identity Disorder SEXUAL DEVIATIONS (GENERAL) SCHIZOPHRENIC REACTIONS (THERAPY) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "LEADER PROTOTYPE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/leader-prototype/ (accessed January 29, 2023).