Date of Award
Master of Science in Psychology
Three underlying behavioral traits of self-preservation, which may be related to leadership are self-monitoring, self-promotion, and agentic traits. These are important to leadership because managers desire to select employees that have the image and the presentation that high self-monitors and self-promoters emulate. This study revealed that self-promotion is associated with leader behaviors that are likely to assist female employees obtain leadership positions in the workplace.
Wilhelm, Sabrina Regina, "The relationship between self-monitoring, self-promotion, and agentic traits in leadership" (2010). Theses Digitization Project. 3826.