The influence of optimism and socioeconomic characteristics on leadership practices

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The role of optimism and socioeconomic characteristics of managers on leadership practices in small enterprises, in Bogotá, Colombia, was determined. Ninety managers completed the Leadership Practices Inventory and The Revised Life Orientation Test, as well as they provided information about personal and business socio-economic characteristics. Association measures between socio-economic and optimism variables with the Leadership Practices Inventory were taken. Besides, by Chi square test, Mann-Whitney's U and Kruskal-Wallis tests, they were determined socioeconomic differences in leadership styles, and, by a structural equation model, the effect of age, gender, marital status, socioeconomic status, number of employees of the company, economic sector, and optimism on leadership practices was analyzed. Only optimism and number of employees showed to be significant.
Idioma originalEnglish (US)
Páginas (desde-hasta)18-29
Número de páginas12
PublicaciónInternational Journal of Psychological Research
EstadoPublished - ene 1 2012

Huella dactilar

Economics
Equipment and Supplies
Colombia
Structural Models
Marital Status
Chi-Square Distribution
Social Class
Optimism

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