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Table 1 Descriptive statistics and correlations

From: Chinese employees’ leadership preferences and the relationship with power distance orientation and core self-evaluation

  Mean SD 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
1 Transformational 4.39 0.74 1              
2 Authoritarian 2.45 0.93 0.03 1             
3 Benevolent 3.57 0.94 0.32** 0.07 1            
4 Moral 4.96 0.96 0.53** − 0.27** 0.25** 1           
5 Power distance orientation 2.68 0.60 − 0.03 0.52** 0.03 −0.23** 1          
6 CSE 3.3 0.38 0.25** 0.24** 0.21** 0.01 0.24** 1         
7 Gender 0.52 0.50 0.10* −0.15** −0.22** 0.14** − 0.11* − 0.04 1        
8 Junior college 0.27 0.45 −0.01 0.06 − 0.03 − 0.03 0.03 0.04 0.07 1       
9 College 0.47 0.50 −0.01 −0.06 0.01 −0.01 − 0.06 − 0.02 − 0.03 −0.59** 1      
10 Postgraduate 0.05 0.22 −0.01 −0.05 0.01 0.06 −0.05 −0.01 − 0.03 −0.22** − 0.15** 1     
11 Age 31–40 0.32 0.47 −0.00 −0.04 −0.04 − 0.11 0.06 0.10* −0.07 0.00 0.00 0.04 1    
12 Age 41–50 0.12 0.32 −0.07 0.14** −0.00 − 0.09 0.05 −.07 − 0.08 −0.02 0.04 −0.05 0.25** 1   
13 Age above 51 0.06 0.23 −0.04 −0.01 0.09 0.08 −0.06 −0.11* − 0.13** 0.09 − 0.02 −0.06 − 0.17** −0.09 1  
14 Subordinate 0.47 0.50 0.01 0.09 0.08 −0.05 0.08 −0.04 − 0.18** 0.06 − 0.00 0.08 0.14** 0.11* 0.16* 1
  1. N = 423; *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01