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.

Strategy for Measuring Constructs and Testing Relationships
Strategy for measuring constructs and testing relationships

In this chapter, we discuss the statistical methods used to test the viability of our conceptual models as well as the methods used to test our hypotheses. We first discuss the justification for aggregating our measures to the CEO level of analysis. Next, we present the strategies used to assess the psychometric properties of our scales. We include a discussion of the critical issue of measurement equivalence that assesses whether our scales were interpreted similarity across countries. In this chapter, we also describe a new measure, Gestalt Fit, which we used to test our theoretical proposition that the match between country-level leadership expectations (culturally endorsed implicit leadership theory, or CLT) and ...

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