Montano et al
A Meta-Analysis of the Relative Contribution of Leadership Styles to Followers’ Mental Health (2022)
This recent global meta-analysis of 53 studies comprising 93,470 participants explores the relative contribution of leadership styles to followers’ mental health. The study found transformational and destructive leadership were the strongest predictors of overall and negative aspects of mental health. In contrast, the strongest predictors of positive mental health outcomes were relations-oriented and task-oriented leadership.