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How the Too Little / Too Much Scale Includes Context

The idea that context matters in leadership and in the assessment of leaders is easy to grasp but difficult to apply in practice. We demonstrate a solution in terms of how the "too little/too much" encourages coworkers to consider the situation in which a leader operates when providing feedback.

Vergauwe, J., Kaiser, R. B., Wille, B., De Fruyt, F., & Hofmans, J. (2018). A method for capturing context in the assessment of leaders: The "too little/too much" scale. Industrial-Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 11, 657-662.

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