Personality and leadership: a qualitative and quantitative review.

  title={Personality and leadership: a qualitative and quantitative review.},
  author={Timothy A. Judge and Joyce E. Bono and Remus Ilies and Megan W Gerhardt},
  journal={The Journal of applied psychology},
  volume={87 4},
This article provides a qualitative review of the trait perspective in leadership research, followed by a meta-analysis. The authors used the five-factor model as an organizing framework and meta-analyzed 222 correlations from 73 samples. Overall, the correlations with leadership were Neuroticism = -.24, Extraversion = .31, Openness to Experience = .24, Agreeableness = .08, and Conscientiousness = .28. Results indicated that the relations of Neuroticism, Extraversion, Openness to Experience… CONTINUE READING
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