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    Typically the most important situational factor associated with charismatic leadership is the presence or absence of:
    task interdependence, a crisis, innovation, or organizational downsizing?

    I believe the answer is a crisis. Please advise answer and explain why. Thanks!

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    I think you should go with your instincts on this one.

    It seems to me that leadership - particularly charismatic leadership - is most crucial during a crisis. History is full of great examples of charismatic leaders who thrived in crisis situations.

    You certainly dont need a charasmatic leader during a period of organizational downsizing. You'd need more of a practical ...

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