Effects of participative leadership: the moderating role of cultural values

Zhen Zhang, Mo Wang, John W. Fleenor

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Abstract

Drawing upon social information processing theory, we examine the moderating effects of cultural values (i.e., power distance, institutional collectivism, and assertiveness) on the relationship between participative leadership and supervisor-rated leader performance as well as followers overall justice perceptions. Analyses of multi-source, multilevel data collected from 4972 leaders and 20210 followers in 48 countries/regions indicated that participative leadership is more positively related to leader performance when power distance and institutional collectivism are higher. Perceived participative leadership is more positively related to follower justice perceptions when three cultural values are higher. The results highlight culture values role in influencing participative leaders effectiveness.

Original languageEnglish
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2011
Externally publishedYes
EventAnnual Meeting of the Academy of Management 2011 - San Antonio, United States of America
Duration: 12 Aug 201116 Aug 2011
Conference number: 71st

Conference

ConferenceAnnual Meeting of the Academy of Management 2011
Abbreviated titleAoM 2011
CountryUnited States of America
CitySan Antonio
Period12/08/1116/08/11

Keywords

  • Cultural values
  • Justice and fairness
  • Participative leadership

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Zhang, Z., Wang, M., & Fleenor, J. W. (2011). Effects of participative leadership: the moderating role of cultural values. Paper presented at Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management 2011, San Antonio, United States of America. https://doi.org/10.5465/ambpp.2011.65869732