978-3-659-57638-6

Personality Traits, Self-Esteem, and Leadership Styles

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Summary:

The present study was aimed to investigate how the five dimensions of personality traits and self-esteem are related to the full range model of leadership styles, in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Data were collected from 150 voluntary participants, using the Big Five Personality Test, Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale and Northouse Leadership Style Questionnaire. Data were analyzed using SPSS and findings revealed association between personality traits, leadership styles and self-esteem. The personality trait Agreeableness showed strongest while Extraversion least relationship to leadership style. Transformational leadership style was related to the Agreeableness and Conscientiousness; Extraversion to Transactional leadership style and Neuroticism was related to both Transactional and Transformational leadership styles, while Openness associated to Laissez-Faire leadership style. Extraversion was strongest and Neuroticism was least related to self-esteem. Self-esteem was significantly different between Transformational and Laissez-Faire leadership styles. Transformational leadership style was predicted by Openness and Laissez-Faire leadership style by Extraversion; with no effect from self-esteem.

Author:

Charani Anuradha Abayaweera

Biographie:

Born in Colombo, Sri Lanka, she had her primary education in Zambia. She completed her secondary education; graduated with MBBS (2009) from Faculty of Medicine, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka. She has MSc-Applied Psychology (2016) and PG Diploma in Psychiatry (2018). She is currently Registrar in Psychiatry, PGIM, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Number of Pages:

60

Book language:

English

Published On:

2019-08-28

ISBN:

978-3-659-57638-6

Publishing House:

LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing

Keywords:

Big Five Personality Test, Full-Range Model, Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale, Laissez-faire, Leadership style, Northouse Leadership Style Questionnaire, personality traits, Self-Esteem, transactional leadership, Transformational leadership

Product category:

PSYCHOLOGY & PSYCHIATRY / General