The relationship between leadership and sociometric status among preschool children.

@article{Fukada1997TheRB,
  title={The relationship between leadership and sociometric status among preschool children.},
  author={Hiroko Fukada and S Fukada and Joan Hamory Hicks},
  journal={The Journal of genetic psychology},
  year={1997},
  volume={158 4},
  pages={481-6}
}
In the present study the relationship between leadership behavior and sociometric status among preschool children was examined. Leadership behaviors of 24 6-year-old Japanese children were observed during free play and scored on the basis of a 2-dimensional leadership scale (facilitation of play and consideration-evaluation of playmates; Fukada, Fukada, & Hicks, 1994). Participants were categorized into three sociometric-status groups. Children who had high sociometric status showed higher… CONTINUE READING