The personality maturity of managers and their effectiveness in performing their role

Magdalena Kraczla, Akademia Wyższej Szkoły Biznesu
2022 Scientific Papers of Silesian University of Technology. Organization and Management Series  
Purpose: The purpose of this article is to present the relationship between the level of a manager's maturity and their effectiveness in performing their role. Design/methodology/approach: This article is an overview that presents a new perspective in the perception and assessment of managers' effectiveness, namely managers' personality maturity. Findings: The conducted considerations show that the maturity of a manager's personality determines the maturity level of their personal behaviour,
more » ... ch creates space for effective managerial activities. Research limitations/implications: It is recommended to continue empirical investigations using strong diagnostic tools, including personality diagnostics in a large research group of managers. Practical implications: The relationship presented in this article between the level of managers' maturity and their ability to perform effective managerial behaviours at the organizational level creates a research area for determining the relationship between personality predispositions and their usefulness in the effective achievement of the tasks entrusted to managers. As a result, it is possible to shape the desired self-development conditions that are conducive to building and strengthening a mature personality. Social implications: If introduced as a permanent category in assessing managers' effectiveness, personality maturity, understood as the ability to assume responsibility for one's personal self-development, can significantly incentivise organizations to create space for managers' psychological responsibility for the development of themselves and their employees. Originality/value: A close relationship has been identified between personality traits and their development and managers' efficiency and effectiveness in achieving assumed goals. It is shown that a manager's mature personality increases their chances of fulfilling expectations regarding the ever-increasing and more complex demands of their role.
doi:10.29119/1641-3466.2022.158.20 fatcat:tv3dfv3j6fadfmehicxhakxaui