The construct of humble leadership in Chinese context

[Speaker] Wang, Biying:1
[Co-author] Du, Qianqian:1
1:Jiangxi Normal University (China (People's Republic of China))

Humility as a kind of virtue has become a hot topic in leadership behavior research in the past decades with the emergence of a series of business scandals, and leader humility is paid more attention in recent research. Humble leadership is proposed in this research which brings humility to leadership. Humble leadership in Chinese context is a four-dimension construct with qualitative research method, which includes moral modeling, self-modesty, calmness and wisdom, and subordinate-oriented behavior. It is very important for humble leader to behaving moral modeling first and then showing more subordinate-oriented behavior based on self-modesty and wisdom in Chinese context.
This research was supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China(71362018,71462010).
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