Corporate and individual influences on managers' social orientation

Journal of Business Ethics 46 (1):1 - 11 (2003)
This paper reports research on the influence of corporate and individual characteristics on managers'' social orientation in Germany. The results indicate that mid-level managers expressed a significantly lower social orientation than low-level managers, and that job activity did not impact social orientation. Female respondents expressed a higher social orientation than male respondents. No impact of the political system origin (former East Germany versus former West Germany) on social orientation was shown. Overall, corporate position had a significantly higher impact on social orientation than did the characteristics of the individuals surveyed.
Keywords corporate and individual characteristics  gender  hierarchy  political system origin  professional activity  social orientation
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