Handbook of Management Scales/Internalized moral perspective
Internalized moral perspective (alpha = 0.76)
The authors define authentic leadership as "a pattern of leader behavior that draws upon and promotes both positive psychological capacities and a positive ethical climate, to foster greater self-awareness, an internalized moral perspective, balanced processing of information, and relational transparency on the part of leaders working with followers, fostering positive self-development".
Internalized moral perspective refers to "an internalized and integrated form of self-regulation".
- Demonstrates beliefs that are consistent with actions.
- Makes decisions based on his/her core beliefs.
The authors reported two sample items of this scale only.
- Walumbwa et al. (2008): Authentic Leadership: Development and Validation of a Theory-Based Measure? Journal of Management, Vol. 34, No. 1, pp. 89–126