Strategic Leadership: The GLOBE Study of CEO Leadership Behavior and Effectiveness Across Cultures is the third volume in a three-part series showcasing the multinational, multi-year, multi-phase research undertaken by the GLOBE team.

Research Methodology and Design

Research methodology and design

This chapter describes the research design used in GLOBE Phase 3. In Chapter 1, the history, theory, and some of the previous GLOBE findings were discussed. As mentioned, the first phase focused on the development and validation of a set of scales that were needed to test the constructs identified in the GLOBE conceptual model. In all, 21 primary leadership scales, nine dimensions of societal culture, and nine dimensions of organizational culture were assessed. Through two pilot studies, psychometric properties were evaluated for these scales. A complete description of the scale development and validation process is provided in the first major GLOBE book (Hanges & Dickson, 2004). The second phase of GLOBE empirically examined the conceptual model ...

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