Other-regarding preferences and leadership styles

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Kocher, M.; Pogrebna, G.; Sutter, M.;
  • Publisher: Bonn: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
  • Subject: leadership style, other-regarding preferences, unobserved heterogeneity | Test | Führungstheorie | Soziale Beziehungen | other-regarding preferences | Leadership style | unobserved heterogeneity | C91 | Spieltheorie | Gruppenarbeit | D70 | D81 | C92
    • jel: jel:C92 | jel:C91 | jel:D70 | jel:D81
      ddc: ddc:330

We use a laboratory experiment to examine whether and to what extent other-regarding preferences of team leaders influence their leadership style in choice under risk. We find that leaders who prefer efficiency or report high levels of selfishness are more likely to exe... View more
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