Personality traits and implicit leadership theories of Bruneians

Lim, Syamimi and Idris, Rozaidah and Zain, Ali Yusob and Othman, Rozhan (2010) Personality traits and implicit leadership theories of Bruneians. International Journal of Strategic Management, 10 (1). ISSN 1555-2411

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Abstract

Research in leadership has seen a shift in focus from one that is leader-centric to one that is followercentric. It is argued that a leader's effectiveness is also affected by the followers' acceptance of the leader as their leader. Followers rely on their cognitive schema to judge whether someone deserves to be considered a leader. This cognitive schema is the implicit leadership theory (ILT) individuals have on what are the qualities of a leader. Research evidence shows that there is considerable variation in the ILT held by people across nations. This paper will present the findings of study on the ILT held by Bruneians. It will also examine the relationship between ILT and a number of personality variables.

Item Type: Journal Article
Journal or Publication Title: International Journal of Strategic Management
Departments: Lancaster University Management School > Management Learning & Leadership
ID Code: 65690
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 15 Jul 2013 09:32
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 11 Oct 2019 00:05
URI: https://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/65690

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