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Leadership Preference Indicator
The four variables in this indicator are generated from question two in the Ethos 90’s survey. The question asked respondents to read four different statements made by a hypothetical leader and select the one with which they were the most comfortable. The four leadership styles represented in the statements were derived from the classic study of leadership and management in which two leadership factors are matrixed: level of relational involvement by a leader and level of task orientation. Nationally, almost 80% of the respondents preferred a highly collaborative leadership style in which the leader provides strong relational and task support. Of special interest will be those areas where one or more of the other three styles emerges above the national average.
Estimated Households Likely to Prefer a Leader Who:
Lets them do what they want and is supportive. This description corresponds to the leader statement "I believe you know what you need to do. I’ll be here to cheer you on." This would better represent a leader with a higher relational but lower task orientation.
Lets them do what they want and stays out of the way. This descriptions corresponds to the leader statement "You know what you need to do. You don’t need me to interfere, I’ll be elsewhere." This would be more representational of a leader with a lower task and a lower relational orientation.
Tells them what to do. This description corresponds to the leader statement on the survey "I know what we need to do. Follow me." This would be more representational of a leader with a higher task but lower relational orientation.
Works with them on deciding what to do and help them do it. This description corresponds to the leader statement "We all have some idea of what we need to do. We’ll decide together." This would be more representational of a leader with a higher task and higher relational orientation. Almost 80% of U.S. households prefer this type of leadership orientation.