Master's Theses

Department

Political Science

Degree Name

Master of Liberal Studies (MLS)

Abstract

The study investigates the prediction that the higher cultural intelligence competencies, the more effective leadership. Multiple regression analysis of data from 14 managers in the United States and 71 managers in China report several relationships between the cultural intelligence competencies and effective leadership. The study focused on the relationships of each dimension of the Cultural Intelligence Scale (CQS), Metacognitive (ME), Cognitive (C), Motivational (MO) and Behavioral (B), to each dimension of the Leadership Behavior Inventory: Visualizing Greatness (VG), Empowering the ―We‖ (WE), Communicating for Meaning (CM), Managing Oneself (MOS), and Care and Recognition (CR). Analysis indicated that there are significant relationships between the cultural intelligence of leaders and effective leadership in China. However, analysis indicated that there are not significant relationships between the cultural intelligence of leaders and effective leadership in the United States.

Advisor

Dr. Brent J. Goertzen

Date of Award

Spring 2012

Document Type

Thesis

Rights

© 2012 Lu Yang

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