Leadership Style Questionnaire

My immediate supervisor . . .
1.    tells group members what they are supposed to do.
2.    acts friendly with members of the group.
3.    sets standards of performance for group members.
4.    helps others feel comfortable in the group.
5.    makes suggestions on how to solve problems.
6.    responds favorably to suggestions made by others.
7.    makes his or her perspective clear to others.
8.    treats others fairly.
9.    develops a plan of action for the group.
10.behaves in a predictable manner toward group members.
11.defines role responsibilities for each group member.
12.communicates actively with group members.
13.clarifies his or her own role within the group.
14.shows concern for the personal well-being of others.
15.provides a plan for how the work is to be done.
16.shows flexibility in making decisions.
17.provides criteria for what is expected of the group.
18.discloses thoughts and feelings to group members.
19.encourages group members to do quality work.
20.helps group members get along.
task oriented leadership style (alpha‚ 0.90) and relational/people-oriented leadership style (alpha‚ 0.92) “ Northouse ‚2001”
strongly agree‚ agree‚  neutral‚ disagree‚ strongly disagree
This instrument can be found at: http://job.sagepub.com/content/45/1/61.abstract

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