Authority, power, and spirit of capitalism. Leadership models

Author/s Monica Martinelli, Mauro Magatti
Publishing Year 2022 Issue 2022/162 Language Italian
Pages 23 P. 98-120 File size 230 KB
DOI 10.3280/SL2022-162005
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The authors outline the evolution of leadership models within the different forms of capitalism around three temporal passages: the beginnings of modern Western capitalism, the transformations that took place in the 1900s and especially at the beginning of the 21st century, the possible alternative towards a new spirit of capi-talism. This reconstruction keeps the categories of "authority", "power" and "spir-it" in the background. The analysis assumes that the identification between au-thority and power draws out unresolved issues, especially for organizations and socio-economic development models in their essential link with anthropological dimensions that the term ‘spirit’, in the Weberian sense, reveals.

Keywords: Authority, Power, Spirit of capitalism, Leadership

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Monica Martinelli, Mauro Magatti, Autorità, potere e spirito del capitalismo. Stili di leadership in impresa in "SOCIOLOGIA DEL LAVORO " 162/2022, pp 98-120, DOI: 10.3280/SL2022-162005