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Psychological Characteristics of Managers as Factors of Successful Managerial Decisions in the Learning Situation
Smolko Svetlana

post-graduate student, lecturer at RZD Corporate University, branch in St. Petersburg

190005, Russia, Saint Petersburg, str. Nab. Obvodnogo Kanala, 114, of. 205

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In this research Smolko examines the features of the manifestation of such psychological characteristics of leaders as the styles of thinking (the questionnaire of S. Epstain), emotional intelligence (questionnaire of D.V. Lyusin), "psychological capital of the individual" (questionnaire of A. Bakker) and confidence in the correctness of decisions in the conditions of explicit and implicit learning in connection with the success of management decisions in the simulated situation of enterprise management. An empirical study was carried out on a sample of heads of structural subdivisions of the holding (N = 331), who passed the course of business education. The obtained data support the assumption that different stages of the learning situation (requiring explicit and / or implicit knowledge) actualize the various psychological characteristics of managers when making decisions. Given the limited time of decision-making, the multivariate methods for achieving success and the absence of available decision algorithms, the significant psychological characteristics for making better managerial decisions are the reliance on rationality and reliance on intuition involved at the same time, predictive ability and optimism. The end-to-end characteristics that determine successful solutions at different stages of the training business game are self-efficacy and vitality, components of emotional intelligence, the level of explicitly mastered knowledge and confidence in the correctness of the choice.

Keywords: psychological capital, emotional intelligence, styles of thinking, implicit learning, explicit learning, successful managerial decisions, confidence in one's choice, prognostic ability, self-efficacy, vitality



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