Accession Number : AD0787108

Title :   Personality and Situational Effects on Leader Behavior.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : WASHINGTON UNIV SEATTLE DEPT OF PSYCHOLOGY

Personal Author(s) : Green,Stephen G. ; Nebeker,Delbert M. ; Boni,M. Allen

Report Date : MAY 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 23

Abstract : The paper examines a proposed relationship between leader behavior and two variables related to the contingency model. The variables of situational threat to the leader and the least preferred coworker (LPC) score interact in the predicted manner affecting the leader's orientation toward task and interpersonal situation, high LPC leaders are more interpersonally oriented while low LPC leaders are more task oriented. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Leadership, *Behavior, Personality, Psychological tests, Threats, Stress(Psychology), Mathematical models, Correlation techniques, Interactions, Performance(Human), Group dynamics, Hypotheses

Subject Categories : Psychology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE