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Ilya Korzhenovskiy1, Anna Melanina2
  • 1 OJSC Voronezhsintezcauchuk, Voronezh, Russian Federation
  • 2 Voronezh State University, Voronezh, Russian Federation

Personal characteristics of managers of successful production teams (in Russian)

2023. Vol. 13. No. 3. P. 182–200 [issue contents]
Purpose. The article presents the results of an empirical study of a number of personal characteristics of the leaders of the production teams of the enterprise JSC “Voronezhsintezkauchuk”. Method. The sample (N = 86) consisted of three groups balanced in terms of the number of respondents: (1) heads of successful departments; (2) leaders of satisfactorily successful divisions; (3) heads of lagging units. Primary data were collected using four methods: “Machiavellian scale”; “Motivation of professional activity” questionnaire, “Diagnostics of leadership abilities” inventory, “Motivation for success and avoidance of failures” questionnaire. Findings. It was revealed that the most successful leaders of production teams are characterized by a high level of internal motivation of professional activity, an average level of external positive motivation, as well as an average level of leadership qualities. In addition, most of the interviewed leaders demonstrate a high level of Machiavellianism and a predominance of orientation towards achieving success. Value of results. The data obtained emphasize the significant role of the motivational profile and the severity of leadership qualities for effective management and substantiate the practical significance of studying the personal qualities of successful leaders in companies of various profiles and organizational and psychological specifics.

Citation: Korzhenovskiy I., Melanina A. (2023) Lichnostnye osobennosti rukovoditeley uspeshnykh proizvodstvennykh kollektivov [Personal characteristics of managers of successful production teams]. Organizational Psychology, vol. 13, no 3, pp. 182-200 (in Russian)
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