publication . Research . 2013

〈Articles〉Leadership Styles in Japan

Leeming, Paul;
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  • Published: 01 Nov 2013 Journal: 生駒経済論叢 = Ikoma Journal of Economics, volume 11, issue 2, pages 87-99 (issn: 1348-8686, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: 近畿大学経済学会
[Abstract] A model for leadership types has emerged which shows that leaders generally concentrate on maintaining and improving relationships with other members of the team, or improving the quality of the group product. These leadership styles are respectively referred to as relationship- or task-leadership. The Least Preferred Coworker (LPC) scale was developed by Fiedler (1971) to assess which kind of leader an individual was. This paper describes an administration of the LPC scale to students in a Japanese university context. Results show that in this context, students have a strong tendency towards relationship based leadership in which protecting the harmo...
free text keywords: leadership, relationship, task, Least Preferred Coworker, リーダーシップ, ソーシャル, タスク, 最も苦手なチームメート
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