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Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Effect of Leaders' Use of Humor on Participants' Perceptions of Leaders
by Tillery, Morgan, M.A., Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, 2018, 78; 10808051
Abstract (Summary)

300 Mechanical Turk Workers were shown a video of one of three humor scenarios then assessed on perceptions of the leader in the video. Analyses found a significant impact of humor on perceptions of the leader with significant mediating variables along with two moderated mediations by participant state negative affect.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Daus, Catherine
Commitee: Berkley, Robyn, Nadler, Joel
School: Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville
Department: Psychology
School Location: United States -- Illinois
Source: MAI 57/06M(E), Masters Abstracts International
Subjects: Psychology, Organizational behavior
Keywords: Aggressive humor, Humor, Leader behavior, Perceptions of leader, Self-deprecating humor
Publication Number: 10808051
ISBN: 978-0-438-01259-2
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