'n Ondersoek na die verband tussen leierskappotensiaal en sekere biografiese veranderlikes onder 'n groep universiteitstudente
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The study investigates whether university students, classified as leaders and non-leaders differ with respect to their responses to a number of biographical items. The results indicate that the following biographical variables do differentiate between leaders and non-leaders: educational qualifications and occupation of father, number of times the family moved, class position and leader activities during high school, parents’ motivation of and interest in child, extent of freedom enjoyed during childhood, membership of social, religious and other organizations during high school, number of hobbies and extent of confidence experienced in strange situations. Not all the items were found to be equally relevant in die case of female and male leaders, however.