Unlike other leadership styles, the entrepreneurial leadership stands out as a direction to strengthen the aspect of entrepreneurship by keeping innovation at the forefront. Increasing competition force companies to be more entrepreneurial. Thus, businesses need entrepreneurial leaders instead of managers. Entrepreneurial leaders possess certain qualities are important for businesses to show and sustain their presence in competitive markets. Entrepreneurial leaders contribute to increasing the competitiveness of businesses; so they play a crucial role in the development of the country inevitably. This situation extend that the opinion that the community needs entrepreneurial leaders more than ever. In this study, concepts and types of leadership and entrepreneurship are discussed firstly. Secondly, the theoretical framework for entrepreneurial leadership, which is the main aim of the study, is tried to be drawn up and explained in details.
Keywords: Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Entrepreneurial Leadership, Entrepreneurial Leader