Investigation of the Relationship Between Empathy Tendency Skills and Transformational Leadership Characteristics of the Managers in the Jewelry Sector

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Ahmet Karaca

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Empathy is the ability to understand others' feelings and thoughts, and to adapt our attitudes and behaviors to this understanding. Transformational leadership is one of today's modern and humane leadership understandings. Jewelry sector is a sector where competition is intense. The human resource in this sector does not grow up in a short time. The managerial leadership qualities and the level of empathy skills of executives at these firms are important in understanding the problems at workplace, in solving problems and in establishing good communication with employees. To investigate the empathic tendencies of the managers in the jewelry sector, the empathic tendency and the transformational leadership scale of 103 persons selected by the sampling of the executives of the exporting companies were applied in this research. As a result of this research, a positive relationship was found between managerial leadership qualities of jewelry sector managers and empathic tendency skills.

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KARACA, Ahmet. Investigation of the Relationship Between Empathy Tendency Skills and Transformational Leadership Characteristics of the Managers in the Jewelry Sector. Journal of Multidisciplinary Developments, [S.l.], v. 2, n. 1, p. 79-96, jan. 2017. ISSN 2564-6095. Available at: <http://jomude.com/index.php/jomude/article/view/23>. Date accessed: 22 sep. 2021.
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