Submitting Campus

Worldwide

Department

Leadership and Management

Document Type

Article

Publication/Presentation Date

6-2018

Abstract/Description

Over the years, personality assessment tests have allowed employers and managers to discover the personal types regarding strengths and weaknesses of their employees and themselves. This includes how they process and organize information, make decisions, and interact with team members and other stakeholders (PMBOK, 2017). The present research study explored the applicable work behavioral styles of experienced managers attending an advanced leadership educational program. Seven hundred and fifty-three experienced managers agreed to reveal their results, and descriptive statistics were conducted to determine their behavioral work styles. The results may provide a better understanding of managers’ behavioral work styles, which characterize them when leading team members and other stakeholders. Additionally, the findings may have implications for teaching manager work behavioral styles in a variety of settings to include educational leadership programs.

Publication Title

The Journal of Human Resource and Adult Learning

Publisher

Kai Wang and P.Y. Gloria Wang

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