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Do Leaders' Personalities Really Matter?

Anthony King

in Leaders' Personalities and the Outcomes of Democratic Elections

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199253135
eISBN:
9780191599675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253137.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This is an introductory chapter, which starts with a general discussion of whether leaders’ personalities really matter in determining the outcome of democratic elections, and then considers a number ... More


Leaders' Personalities and the Outcomes of Democratic Elections

Anthony King (ed.)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199253135
eISBN:
9780191599675
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253137.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

A widely held belief concerning democratic elections is that the votes of many individuals are influenced by their assessments of the competing candidates’ personalities and other personal ... More


The Nonpersonalization of Voting Behavior in Germany

Frank Brettschneider and Oscar W. Gabriel

in Leaders' Personalities and the Outcomes of Democratic Elections

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199253135
eISBN:
9780191599675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253137.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The federal elections of 1998 were the first time in Germany that notions of personalization and presidentialization were discussed during an election; before that German voters chose, at least ... More


The Leadership Factor in the Russian Presidential Election of 1996

Timothy J. Colton

in Leaders' Personalities and the Outcomes of Democratic Elections

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199253135
eISBN:
9780191599675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253137.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

There are good reasons to suppose that electoral politics will be more leadership driven in a democratizing or semi–democratic nation than in older democratic polities possessing entrenched party ... More


The Impact of Candidate Traits in American Presidential Elections

Larry M. Bartels

in Leaders' Personalities and the Outcomes of Democratic Elections

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199253135
eISBN:
9780191599675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253137.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The aim of this chapter is to provide a systematic test of the conventional wisdom that personality is key in contemporary American electoral politics. Using survey data from the six most recent ... More


Prime Ministerial Contenders in Canada

Richard Johnston

in Leaders' Personalities and the Outcomes of Democratic Elections

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199253135
eISBN:
9780191599675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253137.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

For the case of elections since 1988, this chapter looks at the suggestion made by Andre Siegfried in 1907 that Canadian elections are peculiarly vulnerable to leader effects. It begins by outlining ... More


The Relevance of Personal Characteristics to Choices between Lives

Eric Rakowski

in Equal Justice

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198240792
eISBN:
9780191680274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198240792.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter attempts to answer questions pertaining to the relevance of personal characteristics of individuals to choices between lives. That is, should such characteristics as age or the family ... More


Introduction

Miriam Erez

in Culture, Self-Identity, and Work

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195075809
eISBN:
9780199854912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195075809.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Behaviours – observable and covert – exhibited in the workplace are studied under the discipline of organisational behaviour (OB). These manifestations are caused by personal traits, environment ... More


Strangers in a Strange Lab: How Personality Shapes Our Initial Encounters with Others

William Ickes

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195372953
eISBN:
9780199893317
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372953.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Can we predict how well we will get along with others even before we meet them? According to the research findings reported in this book, we can. This book summarizes decades of research on how ... More


In Defense of Negativity: Attack Ads in Presidential Campaigns

John G. Geer

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226284989
eISBN:
9780226285009
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226285009.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Americans tend to see negative campaign ads as just that: negative. Pundits, journalists, voters, and scholars frequently complain that such ads undermine elections and even democratic government ... More


The Composition Secretary (II): Moral and Inner Qualities

Adrian Gully

in The Culture of Letter-Writing in Pre-Modern Islamic Society

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633739
eISBN:
9780748653133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633739.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter further examines the background of the secretary, with particular focus on the inner moral and spiritual qualities required of him. Aside from the long list of non-negotiable ... More


Connecting Personal Characteristics and Organizational Structure: Commissioners, Directors-General, and Services

Miriam Hartlapp, Julia Metz, and Christian Rauh

in Which Policy for Europe?: Power and Conflict inside the European Commission

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199688036
eISBN:
9780191767425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688036.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Organizational structure as well as personal characteristics of organizational elites—such as their socialization, prior employment, or party membership—are important factors in explaining policy ... More


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