Relationship between Authentic Leadership and Big Five Personality Trait of Neuroticism: An Empirical Study


  • Jasmine J. Baker School of Business, Wayland Baptist University, Plainview, TX 79072, USA



Personality, Neuroticism, Authentic Leadership, ALQ, Leadership


The scope of study that has been done on the significant personality impact of neuroticism on authentic leadership has been relatively minimal. Using a correlational method, this study aims to investigate the relationship between one of the Big Five personality traits, specifically neuroticism, and authentic leadership components (self-awareness, internalized moral perspective, balanced processing, and relational transparency). The authentic leadership questionnaire (ALQ) is used to measure authentic leadership and the Big Five Inventory (BFI) was used to self-report leader personality. The results of this research showed that there is a negative correlation between neuroticism and all authentic leadership dimensions. This was the key takeaway from the study.


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How to Cite

Baker, J. J. (2023). Relationship between Authentic Leadership and Big Five Personality Trait of Neuroticism: An Empirical Study. Asian Business Review, 13(1), 13–20.