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An Art-Based Leadership Intervention for Enhancement of Self-Awareness, Humility, and Leader Performance
Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Stress Research Institute. Karolinska Institutet, Sweden.
2014 (English)In: Journal of Personnel Psychology, ISSN 1866-5888, Vol. 13, no 2, 97-106 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

This study represents a new cross-disciplinary approach. A year-long art-based leadership intervention was compared to conventional leadership training using a random allocation design. The study has examined whether the art-based intervention has a stronger beneficial impact on leaders' development than the conventional program. Comparison was made utilizing leaders' self-ratings and subordinates' ratings of their leaders' frequency of expressed laissez-faire leadership and capacity to cope with stress. Our findings show a striking difference in the development between the two groups. In addition to displaying less laissez-faire behavior, the leaders in the art intervention appear to have improved their self-awareness, humility, and stress coping, while contrasting results were noted in the conventional group. These findings confirm the earlier results in our research.

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2014. Vol. 13, no 2, 97-106 p.
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art-based leadership development, leadership behavior ratings, stress coping, laissez-faire leadership, leadership and arts
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URN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-105268DOI: 10.1027/1866-5888/a000108ISI: 000336219800004OAI: diva2:728919


Available from: 2014-06-25 Created: 2014-06-24 Last updated: 2014-06-25Bibliographically approved

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