The emergence of effective leaders: An experimental and computational approach

Dal Forno, Arianna; Merlone, Ugo
December 2006
Emergence: Complexity & Organization;2006, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p36
Academic Journal
This paper presents a study of leadership using a method of computational modeling by exploiting the analysis of data and behaviors gathered in a human subject experiment. We incorporate some of the observed behaviors in agents' schemata and build an agent-based model. Analyzing the different interactions, we can examine under what conditions individuals may emerge as effective leaders.


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