ERIC Number: ED071157
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-Mar
Reference Count: 0
Authenticity and Theories of Administrative Behavior.
Brumbaugh, Robert B.
The research reported is an attempt at construct validation of a proposed measure of administrator authenticity -- Seeman's scale of ambivalence toward leadership ideology. Seeman had implied that leaders who are more ambivalent would be less susceptible to reality distortion. Using Rokeach's dogmatism scale as an indicator of susceptibility to reality distortion, the research reported here failed to support this assumption. This may reflect some doubt on the construct validity of the only existing authenticity index in the current research literature. (Author)
Descriptors: Administrator Characteristics, Behavioral Science Research, Educational Research, Leadership, Leadership Styles, Organizational Climate, Statistical Studies
Center for Educational Change Through Organizational and Technological Development, Kutztown State College, Kutztown, Pennsylvania 19350
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Kutztown State Coll., PA. Educational Development Center.