ERIC Number: EJ827018
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Jan
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 10
Evolutionary Game Theory and Leadership
Guastello, Stephen J.
American Psychologist, v64 n1 p53-54 Jan 2009
Comments on the article Leadership, followership, and evolution: Some lessons from the past by Van Vugt, Hogan, and Kaiser. This article offers a fresh perspective on leaders, followers, and their possible origins in nonhuman and primitive human behavior patterns. The connections between group coordination, leadership, and game theory have some prior history (Guastello, 2002; Guastello, Bock, Caldwell, & Bond, 2005; Guastello & Bond, 2004, 2007; Guastello & Guastello, 1998), however, that suggests that some points made by Van Vugt et al. could have been more accurate. The current author provides some suggestions to the author to improve on the accuracy of this article.
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