On the importance of the superior's interpersonal sensitivity for good leadership

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ID Serval
serval:BIB_31AAFCD44F7E
Type
Article: article d'un périodique ou d'un magazine.
Collection
Publications
Titre
On the importance of the superior's interpersonal sensitivity for good leadership
Périodique
Journal of Applied Social Psychology
Auteur(s)
Schmid Mast M., Jonas K., Klöckner Cronauer C., Darioly A.
ISSN
0021-9029
Statut éditorial
Publié
Date de publication
05/2012
Peer-reviewed
Oui
Volume
42
Numéro
5
Pages
1043-1068
Langue
anglais
Résumé
This research is aimed at showing that interpersonal sensitivity (being attuned to and correctly inferring another person's thoughts and feelings) is an important aspect of what people expect from a good leader and that interpersonally sensitive leaders have more satisfied subordinates. In the first study, participants indicated how much they expected a good superior to be interpersonally sensitive (among other characteristics). People expect leaders to be interpersonally sensitive more so than subordinates. In the second study, participants interacted in same-gender dyads as leaders and subordinates. We measured subordinate satisfaction and leader interpersonal sensitivity. More interpersonally sensitive leaders had more satisfied subordinates. Interpersonal sensitivity is important for good leadership: It is expected from leaders, and it contributes to increased subordinate satisfaction.
Mots-clé
Job-satisfaction, Nonverbal cues, Emotional intelligence, Transactional leadership, Zero-acquaintance, Performance, Accuracy, Empathy, Meta-analysis, Emergence
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