Accession Number:

AD0768039

Title:

Background, Personality and Vocational Interests of General Managers.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

STANFORD UNIV CALIF GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

Report Date:

1973-10-08

Pagination or Media Count:

21.0

Abstract:

An effort is being made to develop a valid questionnaire to identify prospective business general managers. The population studied is a group of men among Stanford MBA graduates in seven classes, 1961-67. While in school, these men had been given a nine-instrument battery aimed at manager potential. Three of the instruments, the individual background survey IBS, SVIB, and GZTS had items that differentiated general managers from non-general managers. A cross validation item analysis was performed on an independent sample that showed substantial shrinkage. The resultant cross-validated items relate to a measure of energy ascendance, particularly in speaking, speed, and health. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE