International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Survey Paper | Management | Turkey | Volume 5 Issue 9, September 2016


Thinking Styles as Predictors of Leadership Style: A Research on the Mid-Level Managers

Fatma nce


Abstract: The purpose of this study is to assess certain factors predicting the leadership style as well as their levels of leadership style. The survey within the scope of the study, the scales of thinking style and leadership style have been applied to mid-level managers who work in the biggest agriculture firm of Black Sea Region through complete inventory method. For the first problem, the frequency and percentage distribution of the variables have been observed to see what the features of the sample are. For the second problem, multiple regression analysis is used to understand which are considered to predict the leadership style. For the third problem, the group tests are used to analyze how the demographic factors, which include gender, marital status, working life residence, income and age, differ. According to the obtained results, it has been seen that the only one significant predictor of the leadership style is internal thinking style. Also there is no difference between task and people oriented leadership style in terms of the thinking style and demographic factors.


Keywords: Leadership Style, Thinking Styles, People Oriented Leadership, Internal Thinking Style


Edition: Volume 5 Issue 9, September 2016,


Pages: 1190 - 1195


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