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Risk-Taking, Problem-Solving Ability and Leadership Preferences among Youth

Applied Psychology (M.A.)

Explore –Journal of Research

                                    Peer Reviewed Journal

     ISSN 2278–0297 (Print)

                                                                                                ISSN 2278–6414 (Online)

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Risk-Taking, Problem-Solving Ability and Leadership Preferences among Youth

• Tripti Mishra • Gitika Singh • Prerna Sneh • Nupur Sinha

Received                  : December 2021

Accepted                 : January 2022

Corresponding Author   : Nupur Sinha

Abstract : The present study is aimed at finding out the relationship between risk-taking, problem solving ability and leadership preferences among youth. The total sample consisted of 150 people, 75 males and 75 females having age range 18-25 years. The sample was collected from the college students in Patna, Bihar. For collection of data, incidental-cum¬purposive sampling method was used. The statistical methods used were Mean, Standard deviation, Coefficient of Correlation, and

Critical ratio (t-ratio). The obtained results showed that there were significant positive correlations among risk- taking, problem- solving ability and leadership preferences among youth. There was no significant gender difference found in risk taking and problem solving ability. In leadership preferences, females were found to be more inclined towards democratic leadership.

Keywords : Risk-Taking Inventory, Problem- Solving Ability and Leadership Preferences.

Tripti Mishra

M.A. II year, Applied Psychology, Session: 2020-2022, Patna Women’s College (Autonomous),

Patna University, Patna, Bihar, India

Gitika Singh

M.A. II year, Applied Psychology, Session: 2020-2022, Patna Women’s College (Autonomous),

Patna University, Patna, Bihar, India

Prerna Sneh

M.A. II year, Applied Psychology, Session: 2020-2022, Patna Women’s College (Autonomous),

Patna University, Patna, Bihar, India

Nupur Sinha

Head, Department of Psychology,

Patna Women’s College (Autonomous), Bailey Road, Patna-800 001, Bihar, India E-mail : nupur.psy@patnawomenscollege.in