Demographic differences between a leader and followers inhibit the relationship and job satisfaction.
An award winning research that examined the relationships between a leader and followers when demographic differences are noticeable. Result of the research confirmed that dissimilarity results in (a) repulsion which leads to poor exchange. This in turn affects job satisfaction, (b) low communication between members of a dyad, (c) high role ambiguity, (d) differences in attitudes, values, and belied; and (e) high role conflic because the dyad members may have different concepts of what the subordinate's role necessities. Do you need more  information on the topic?
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