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Rensis Likert

Rensis Likert (5 August 1903 – 3 September 1981) was an American administrator and organizational psychologist. He is best known for survey research methods and for the Likert Scale, a psychometric scale commonly involved in research using questionnaires. When responding to a Likert questionnaire item, respondents specify their level of agreement or disagreement on a symmetric agree-disagree scale for a series of statements. Thus, the range captures the intensity of their feelings for a given item. Rensis Likert in 1967 outlined four systems of management-Exploitative Authoritative, Benevolent Authoritative, Consultative and Participative.