Document Detail

I Can Do That: The Impact of Implicit Theories on Leadership Role Model Effectiveness.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22143305     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
This research investigates the role of implicit theories in influencing the effectiveness of successful role models in the leadership domain. Across two studies, the authors test the prediction that incremental theorists ("leaders are made") compared to entity theorists ("leaders are born") will respond more positively to being presented with a role model before undertaking a leadership task. In Study 1, measuring people's naturally occurring implicit theories of leadership, the authors showed that after being primed with a role model, incremental theorists reported greater leadership confidence and less anxious-depressed affect than entity theorists following the leadership task. In Study 2, the authors demonstrated the causal role of implicit theories by manipulating participants' theory of leadership ability. They replicated the findings from Study 1 and demonstrated that identification with the role model mediated the relationship between implicit theories and both confidence and affect. In addition, incremental theorists outperformed entity theorists on the leadership task.
Crystal L Hoyt; Jeni L Burnette; Audrey N Innella
Related Documents :
19645945 - Saccadometry of conditional rules in presymptomatic huntington's disease.
19410585 - Non-lateralised deficits in anti-saccade performance in patients with hemispatial neglect.
16134455 - New indirect measures of "inattentive" visual grouping in a change-detection task.
19028265 - Cognitive control of saccadic eye movements.
24730035 - Reliability of the ern across multiple tasks as a function of increasing errors.
10649535 - Retrieval of long-term memory in patients with brain injuries.
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-12-5
Journal Detail:
Title:  Personality & social psychology bulletin     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1552-7433     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-12-6     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7809042     Medline TA:  Pers Soc Psychol Bull     Country:  -    
Other Details:
Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine

Previous Document:  Audiologic Phenotype of Osteogenesis Imperfecta: Use in Clinical Differentiation.
Next Document:  Do Agreeableness and Neuroticism Explain Age Differences in the Tendency to Forgive Others?