Nordic Europe Leadership Profile

The Nordic countries want leaders who are inspiring and involve others in decision making - do not expect them to be concerned with status and other self-centered attributes.

Culture clusters and desired leadership behaviours:

  • charismatic/value-based leadership
  • participative leadership
  • team-oriented leadership
  • autonomous leadership
  • humane-oriented leadership
  • self-protective leadership (Northouse, 2007, p.318).

Sirje Virkus, Tallinn University, 2009