Year 2019, Volume 3 , Issue 1, Pages 51 - 57 2019-03-30

Leadership in Maritime: Assessing the effect of Leadership Motivation and Fear
Leadership in Maritime: Assessing the effect of Leadership Motivation and Fear

Leyla TAVACIOĞLU [1] , Umut TAÇ [2] , Özge ESKİ [3] , Neslihan GÖKMEN [4] , Burak UZUN [5] , Ufukcan TİRGİL [6]

The aim of this research was to evaluate the relations among selective information processing about role models (SIP), motivation to lead (MTL), fear of leadership (FOL), role model evaluation and regulatory focus. It is obvious that the appropriate leadership are essential for safety at sea. In literature review, innotivation in academic and health domains by positive and negative role models depending on regulatory focus was investigated. This research study targets leader and leader candidate seafarers and uses randomsampling methods. Data were collected from 200 students of ITU Maritime Faculty and 40 master (leader) seafarers working in the Shipping companies. Data were gathered online through Qualtrics. 6 different types of questionnaires were applied. SIP, a hypothetical role model text describing the event of the leading seafarer was presented. Role model evaluation, participants were asked to rate how happyunhappy, successful-unsuccessful they thought the leader was and how positive-negative the leadership experience of the role model was and how much they aspired to be like this role model. MTL has three subscales: affective, noncalculative, social-normative. Regulatory focus is composed of two subscales assessing prevention and promotion focus. FOL has 16 items that comprised of a list of possible negative consequences of leadership. Finally, 7 demographic questions were asked and scales compared according to demographics. relationships between factors were assessed by correlation analysis Bivariate correlation analysis was used to determine relations between scales and multiple linear regression analysis was used to determine the factors affected the MTL and FOL. Backward variable selection used to determine the significant parameters. It is seen that, MTL is affecting promotion focus and FOL. FOL is affecting prevention focus and MTL.

Leadership, Motivation, Role Model, , Seafarer
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Primary Language en
Subjects Engineering, Multidisciplinary
Journal Section Research Articles

Orcid: 0000-0002-9919-8226
Author: Leyla TAVACIOĞLU (Primary Author)
Country: Turkey

Author: Umut TAÇ

Orcid: 0000-0003-2596-7851
Author: Özge ESKİ

Orcid: 0000-0002-7855-1297
Author: Neslihan GÖKMEN

Orcid: 0000-0002-1171-6579
Author: Burak UZUN

Orcid: 0000-0002-6397-6065
Author: Ufukcan TİRGİL


Publication Date : March 30, 2019

APA Tavacıoğlu, L , Taç, U , Eski, Ö , Gökmen, N , Uzun, B , Tirgil, U . (2019). Leadership in Maritime: Assessing the effect of Leadership Motivation and Fear . Bilge International Journal of Science and Technology Research , 3 (1) , 51-57 . DOI: 10.30516/bilgesci.489067