Monthly Archives: March 2013

My Vision of Leadership

In the course of writing this blog, I have learned that leadership consists of influencing people through communication and developing performance with operational experience. The success of a leader depends on his or her ability to perform these actions in … Continue reading

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Ethical Leadership

Introduction An effective, influential and ethical leader is ‘an attractive, credible and legitimate role model who engages in normatively appropriate behaviour and makes the ethics message salient’ (Brown, et al. 2005: 130). Arguments for and against the statement that ethical … Continue reading

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Analysis of Innovation Leaders in Global Business

Innovation leaders create and communicate ideas, vision and strategy, influence strategy and consequently shape organisational structure and culture (Bel 2010). They are required to be both generalists and specialists in any given field of knowledge, and should encourage leadership and … Continue reading

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Change and Resistance to Change

Change can be viewed as a process of growth and, in straight-forward language, resistance to change most likely represents growing pains. Change, for the purpose of this blog, refers to planned organisational change; ‘an intentional attempt to improve…the operational effectiveness … Continue reading

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Theories and Models of Leadership and Management

‘Research has consistently shown that diverse teams produce better results, provided they are well led. The ability to bring together people from different backgrounds, disciplines, cultures, and generations and leverage all they have to offer, therefore, is a must-have for … Continue reading

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