Leadership and Value Creation on Innovation: The Case of Software Developer Sector in Guadalajara, México
9 Pages Posted: 13 Feb 2014
Date Written: November 4, 2014
This document is a descriptive study that aims to discover and analyze the elements that characterize the leadership oriented to value creation and development of innovation in organizations. The methodology is based on the application of Short Multifactor Leadership Questionnaire (MLQ 5X) of Avolio & Bass, (2004), for discovering the predominant type of leadership as; Transformational(LTRF), Transactional (LTRS), Passive/Avoidant (LPAV), and their results (RLDS) characterized with 45 indicators, and their incidence to the Value Creation (VC,8), Innovation Generation (IG,50), add up 103 indicators, describing 36 dimensions and 9 variables. The questionnaire was applied to 200 managers belonging to firms of the Software Developer Sector (SDS), as subject of study in Guadalajara City, Mexico (GCM). The study concluded with the discovery of LTRF as a predominant leadership in SDS, with positive correlation with VC and IG. LPAV, has an opposite correlation, mainly with VC (11%).
Keywords: Leadership, MLQ 5x, Value Creation, Innovation Generation
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