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Measuring bad leadership in organisations
10th International human resource management conference: Celebrate the tapestry: Diversity in the modern global organization
  • James B. Shaw, Bond University
  • Anthony Erickson, Bond University
Date of this Version
6-24-2009
Document Type
Conference Paper
Publication Details
Interim status: Citation only

Shaw, J. B., & Ericson, A. (2009). Measuring bad leadership in organisations. Paper presented at the 10th International human resource management conference: Celebrate the tapestry: Diversity in the modern global organization, Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States.

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Abstract
This study describes the development of a measure of the nature of bad leadership in organisations. We then use scales developed from that measure in cluster analysis to empirically derive a taxonomy of bad leaders. Data were obtained through a web-based survey that generated 717 respondents. Based on follower perceptions, the results identified seven types of bad leaders based on behaviour-focused scales and seven types of bad leaders identified were not "all bad" but rather perceived as extreme on just one or two characteristics.
Citation Information
James B. Shaw and Anthony Erickson. "Measuring bad leadership in organisations" 10th International human resource management conference: Celebrate the tapestry: Diversity in the modern global organization (2009) p. 1 - 28
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/anthony_erickson/3/