Title

More Progress Toward a Taxonomy of Managerial Performance Requirements

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1993

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

https://doi.org/10.1207/s15327043hup0601_1

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to derive inductively a taxonomy of managerial performance requirements from many empirical studies of manager perfor- mance. Toward that end, 26 dimension sets were first gathered from published and unpublished studies of manager performance. Most of these studies in- volved critical incidents, and all of them were empirically based. lbenty-five industrial psychologists experienced in research on managers then indepen- dently sorted the 187 managerial performance dimensions into categories ac- cording to perceived similarity in content. These sortings were used to construct a pooled 187 times 187 correlation matrix, and the matrix was factor analyzed. The 18-factor solution is offered as an inductively derived, expert judgment-based summary of managerial performance requirements, using data from many manager jobs and numerous organizations. This taxonomy is compared to other dimension sets, and its potential usefulness discussed.

Was this content written or created while at USF?

Yes

Citation / Publisher Attribution

Human Performance, v. 6, issue 1, p. 1-21

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