A historical perspective on nonverbal communication in debates: Implications for elections and leadership

William A. Gentry

Marshall Duke
Emory University

Summary

Nonverbal communication has been a focus in both the realms of politics and leadership. Since 1960 commentaries about political debates have led to the conclusion that inept nonverbal communication may have been a telling sign as to who lost the eventual election…

Citation

Gentry, William A., & Duke, M. P. (2009). A historical perspective on nonverbal communication in debates: Implications for elections and leadership. Journal of Leadership Studies, 2 (4), 36–47. https://doi.org/10.1002/jls.20079

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