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Führungsverhalten und Emotionen – ein psychohistorischer Ansatz

  • Kai N. KlasmeierEmail author
  • Katharina PachockiEmail author
  • Jens Rowold
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Zusammenfassung

Die Rolle von Emotionen ist im Führungskontext bisher nur in wenigen Studien erforscht worden. Insbesondere die mediierende Wirkung von diskreten Emotionen auf die Einschätzung der Effektivität des Führungsverhaltens wurde erst ansatzweise untersucht. Im Rahmen einer standardisierten Erhebungssituation wurden unter Verwendung des psychohistorischen Ansatzes 2396 Personen befragt. Die teilnehmenden Personen erhielten Kurzbiografien zu Führungspersönlichkeiten aus verschiedenen historischen Epochen (z. B. Martin Luther King) und schätzten deren Führungsverhalten in Bezug auf transformationale und Laissez Faire Führung sowie durch das Führungsverhalten induzierte Emotionen ein. Die Ergebnisse zeigten, dass die hervorgerufenen Gefühle den Einfluss der Führungsstile auf die Erfolgskriterien teilweise mediierten. Der Artikel liefert einen Beitrag zum besseren Verständnis der Wirkungsweise von Führungsstilen. Des Weiteren wird mit dem Fokus auf diskrete Emotionen eine Lücke im Forschungsfeld zu Emotionen im Führungskontext geschlossen.

Schlüsselwörter

Transformationale Führung Laissez Faire Emotionen Psychohistorischer Ansatz 

Leadership behavior and emotions—a psycho-historical approach

Abstract

So far the value of emotions in the leadership context was investigated only in a small number of studies, especially the mediating effect of discrete emotions on the assessment of leadership behavior. A standardized setting with a psycho-historical approach has been used to assess laissez faire and transformational leadership behavior as well as the induced emotions based on short biographies of recognized leaders from different historic epochs (e. g. Martin Luther King). Overall 2396 persons participated in this study. The results showed that the influence of leadership on success criteria was partially mediated through induced emotions. Our findings lead to a better understanding of the mechanism of leadership styles. Moreover we focused on discrete emotions to enhance the research in the leadership context.

Keywords

Transformational leadership Laissez faire Emotions Psycho-historic approach 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Lehrstuhl für Personalentwicklung und VeränderungsmanagementTechnische Universität DortmundDortmundDeutschland

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