Publication Type

Journal Article

Publication Date

2002

Abstract

This study provides an extension to the Charismatic Leadership theories by delineating the roles of rhetoric content: in frame alignment and trust building. Propositions were developed from past literature on the rhetorical behaviors of Charismatic Leadership and the interpersonal trust literature. An empirical study was then conducted to test the propositions developed and it was found that Mr. Lee Kuan Yew use the Singapore National Day Rally speeches in limited ways to align frames and build trust.

Keywords

Charismatic Leadership, trust building, Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore

Discipline

Asian Studies | Business | Social Influence and Political Communication | Speech and Rhetorical Studies

Research Areas

Organisational Behaviour and Human Resources

Publication

International Journal of Organization Theory and Behavior

Volume

5

Issue

3/4

First Page

317

Last Page

342

ISSN

1093-4537

Publisher

Taylor and Francis