Profiles in self-leadership of individuals with physical disability


Authors: Ioannis Proios
Page Range: 415-427
Published in: International Journal on Disability and Human Development, Volume 22 Issue 4
ISSN: 2191-1231

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The purpose of the present study was to investigate how self-leadership is formed among individuals with physical disability. In addition, the effect of demographic characteristics (gender, age, education and physical activity) on self-leadership strategies. The sample in this study includes 341 individuals with physical disability of both genders, aged 11-70 years old. They filled out a validated Greek version of the Revised Self-Leadership Questionnaire (RSLQ). Results revealed that participants reported some positive tendencies of self-awareness, however self-leadership not seem to apply to a large extent in this population. These also showed the effect of demo-graphic characteristics on self-leadership strategies.

Keywords: Physical disability, self-leadership strategies, individual differences, Greece

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