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Leadership theories and styles have evolved over time. In order to become an effective leader, it is helpful to understand the core leadership theories and the leadership styles that emerged from these theories, how they evolved, and how to implement different styles of leadership depending on the environment, situation, or need of the leader and the team members. This chapter will provide a description of core leadership theories and the leadership styles that have emerged from these theories. The leadership styles commonly adopted for surgical leadership will also be discussed.

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