Monthly Archives: December 2011

Leadership Traits, Personality Traits, and Effective Leadership

Leadership traits are subset of the personality traits (Zaccaro, 2007).  Personality traits and characteristics are defined by many scholars, for example,  as high energy level and stress tolerance, self-confidence, internal control orientation, emotional maturity and integrity, socialized power motivation, and … Continue reading

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Process Orientation Integration: An Application to Today’s Business Strategy

As business regulations have changed and the technology influence to new way of doing business has rapidly increased, many businesses face new challenges.  New business model, therefore, focuses in process orientation which creates complexity and challenges for business leaders rather … Continue reading

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IT “Locked Down”: Good or Bad Strategy?

As organizations worldwide take advantage of information technology to reduce cost and increase performance, digital information can be shared and available over the Internetworking computers, the risk of data security breaches is increasingly concerned.  Several major risks that concern Information … Continue reading

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Relationship Between Leaders and Followers: A Brief Discussion

Many people make mistake to separate leaders and followers.  I think that no matter what position one has within an organization, he/she is playing a follower’s role to support someone else.  Great leaders of an organization are following the profitable … Continue reading

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Discussion on Whether an Organization Owes Responsibility to Shareholders or Stakeholders

There is a normative consensus which suggests the corporation to maximize the wealth of the shareholders’ value.  From the investment perspective, that is true for its purpose because investor wants to profit on the shares.  Moreover, “shareholders control the firm … Continue reading

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Improving Business Ethics and Morals in an Organization – A Responsibility of an Effective Leader

Ethics and morals respectively have its own meaning although, superficially, they are related and referred to the good or the bad.  Ethics “is simply describing how people behave” (Perle, 2004).  However, the ethics at workplace are usually referred to trust, … Continue reading

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