Investigation of the relationship of the morphometric measurements of the hands and fingers with the personality traits of leadership

Authors

  • Seda Sertel Meyvaci BAÄ°BÃœ
  • Rengin Kosif BAÄ°BÃœ
  • Murat Diramali BAÄ°BÃœ
  • Tugce Baki BAÄ°BÃœ

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.14419/ijbas.v8i1.29310

Published:

2019-07-31

Keywords:

Hand, Fingers, Leadership Traits.

Abstract

Background: The hand is a functionally critical organ at the distal end of the upper extremity. Also, the creases in the hands and the digital flexion creases on the fingers are the important external anatomical landmarks.

Objectives: There are no studies found in the literature, linking solely the leadership personality traits with the anthropometric measurements of the hand.

Methods: This descriptive study was to investigate the relationship between the 44 anthropometric measurements about hand, and the leadership personality traits in young adults from both genders.

Results: When the leadership frames were compared by the scores, human resource leadership scores were significantly higher in the females. The charismatic leadership frame scores positively correlated with the parameters in males; including the breadth of the right hand, the breadth of the left hand, the index finger length of the left hand, and the distal phalanx length of the index finger on the left hand. The transformational leadership score was positively correlated with the left hand width and with the distal phalanx of the index finger on the left hand. In females, it was found out that the frames of human leadership and charismatic leadership correlated negatively with the length of the right thumb.

Conclusions: According to the results of our study, we concluded that the breadth of the hand and the measurements of the thumb and the index fingers can provide opinion on leadership personality traits.

 

 

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