Rensis Likert


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Rensis Likert
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BirthplaceCheyenne, Wyoming
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NationalityAmerican
Known for Likert Scale, Likert’s Management Systems, Linking pin model

Likert, Rensis

(1903–81) psychologist, management theorist; born in Cheyenne, Wyo. At the University of Michigan (1946–70) he was founding director of the Institute for Social Research (1949–70). He worked on large organizations and theories of management. His major contributions included the development of a survey methodology that laid the groundwork for probability sampling, the "Likert scale" for measuring attitudes, and a theory of participatory management.
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Este tipo de escala surgio en 1932, cuando Rensis Likert (1903-1981) publico un informe en el que exponia como usar un tipo de instrumento para la medicion de las actitudes (Likert, 1932; Edmondson, 2005).
Research by Rensis Likert in the 1960s defined four leadership systems: exploitative authoritative, benevolent authoritative, consultative, and participative.
Dave Ulrich is the Rensis Likert Professor at the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan and a partner at The RBL Group, a consulting firm focused on helping organizations and leaders deliver value.
Por ello, se busca contribuir al debate proponiendo ciertos aspectos que deben orientar la reflexion metodologica sobre los procedimientos de recoleccion y analisis asociados a la medicion de actitudes, y que recupera requisitos en la aplicacion y/o interpretacion de los resultados propios de la tecnica -ligado a la medicion de atributos sociales, la interpretacion estadistica y la aplicacion de encuestas-, y aquellas criticas que han surgido a partir de la propuesta original levantada por Rensis Likert.
I remember reading Rensis Likert's first article, getting interested in, and using the Likert five-point scale for measuring attitude.
Rensis Likert changed the way attitudinal research was conducted with the creation of the "Likert scale." Although his original intention was not the creation of a new scale, the development of this scale earmarked a shift in how attitudinal research was performed, primarily because of the ease with which a Likert scale can be created and utilized.
A escala criada pelo psicologo e educador americano Rensis Likert, conhecida como escala Likert, e usada nas diversas areas do conhecimento e consequentemente muito usada nos testes de aceitacao.
Tambien asistimos en el libro de Rospir a una ordenacion cientifica del campo de la comunicacion politica y de la opinion publica a traves de investigadores como Hadley Cantril, Daniel Katz, George Gallup, Elmo Roper, Rensis Likert. Y Carl Hovland, que desarrollo sus investigaciones sobre persuasion en la Universidad de Yale.
Rensis Likert created the attitude scale (still called the Likert scale) which asks respondents to describe their opinions along a continuum of likes and dislikes.
A traves de los anos el interes por estudiar el tema del clima de trabajo se ha visto incrementado de manera notoria, razon por la cual actualmente existen varios estudiosos que han desarrollado un vasto cuerpo teorico para explicar este fenomeno de las organizaciones; entre los estudiosos mas destacados figura Rensis Likert conocido por sus trabajos en psicologia organizacional, elaboracion de cuestionarios e investigaciones sobre los procesos administrativos (Chiavenato, 2004); a la fecha, es uno de los autores que ofrece una de las teorias mas completas por su nivel de explicacion y de extrapolacion, permitiendonos visualizar en terminos de causa y efecto la naturaleza de los climas que se estudian y analizar el papel de las variables que conforman el clima que se observa.
They include Theory X; Theory Y; Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs; Herzberg's Hygiene Theory; the theories of Chris Argyris, Rensis Likert, and Fred Luthans; and others.