Running Hot and Cold: Can Weather And Wealth Make Bosses Self-Centered?

Restubog, Simon Lloyd D.
August 2006
Academy of Management Perspectives;Aug2006, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p113
Academic Journal
The article presents a research brief exploring the impact that a country's geographic climate and wealth has on leadership styles. The article refers to a study conducted by E. Van De Vliert published in a 2006 issue of the "Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology." Van De Vliert examines the extent to which employees in a country endorsed autocratic leadership over democratic leadership using a Ecocultural model. The model considered physical environment (geoclimate and bioclimate), national wealth, and culture.


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