RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN LOCUS OF CONTROL AND TRANSACTION STYLES: AN EMPIRICAL STUDY OF MANAGEMENT STUDENTS

Publication Date : 01/09/2018


Author(s) :

RAVI URS, VIJAYASHREE, L..


Volume/Issue :
Volume 3
,
Issue 3
(09 - 2018)



Abstract :

The Locus of Control is important as it decides the type of decisions that are made by an individual. The Transaction types influences an individual’s interpersonal relationship. The relationship between the Locus of Control and Transaction style is important for students as it will help to understand the affects of the way decisions are made and the corresponding affect on the interpersonal relationship. A study was conducted at a leading business school in Bengaluru on the relationship between Locus of Control and Transaction type among the students. Instruments developed by Late Pareek were used for the data collection. Pearson Correlation was used for analysis. It was found that internal Locus of Control was not correlated with any of the Transaction styles. The external others Locus of Control was correlated positively with Bohemian, Aggressive, Prescriptive and Sulking types of Transaction styles. The external-chance Locus of Control was found to have positive correlation with Sulking and Aggressive types of Transaction styles.


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