Leader self-definition and leader self-serving behavior

@article{Rus2007LeaderSA,
  title={Leader self-definition and leader self-serving behavior},
  author={D. Rus and D. V. Knippenberg and B. Wisse},
  journal={Leadership Quarterly},
  year={2007},
  volume={21},
  pages={509-529}
}
  • D. Rus, D. V. Knippenberg, B. Wisse
  • Published 2007
  • Psychology
  • Leadership Quarterly
  • Abstract The present research investigated the relationship between leader self-definition processes and leader self-serving behaviors. We hypothesized that self-definition as a leader interacts with social reference information (descriptive and injunctive) in predicting leader self-serving actions. Six studies (i.e., two laboratory experiments, two scenario experiments, and two cross-sectional surveys) showed that self-definition as a leader affected the extent to which leader resource self… CONTINUE READING
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