Leadership Style and Personality of Mock Jurors and the Effect on Sentencing Decisions
Valliant, Paul M., Loring, Jennifer E., Social Behavior and Personality: an international journal
Attitudes toward sentencing decisions were examined in 135 University students. Subjects were administered the Leadership Ability Evaluation (LAE) and the California Psychological Inventory (CPI). They were asked to make sentencing decisions regarding two mock criminal matters. Data were evaluated using Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS). In comparison to other leadership styles, individuals who had a democratic-cooperative leadership style scored significantly higher on personality variables of good-impression, self-control, tolerance, and achievement via independence than other leadership styles. In the autocratic-aggressive group, males scored much lower on communality …
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Publication information: Article title: Leadership Style and Personality of Mock Jurors and the Effect on Sentencing Decisions. Contributors: Valliant, Paul M. - Author, Loring, Jennifer E. - Author. Journal title: Social Behavior and Personality: an international journal. Volume: 26. Issue: 4 Publication date: January 1, 1998. Page number: 421+. © 2009 Scientific Journal Publishers, Ltd. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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