Category Archives: Leadership

Crisis Management, Total Quality Management, and Organizational Sustainability: The Relationship.

Successful business strategy should include a plan to develop sustainability and competitive advantage. In the process of developing sustainability, thinking and planning is a primary process that provides executives an important step to develop programs. However, how to communicate effectively … Continue reading

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Complex Adaptive System (CAS) and Leadership in Organizational Change

Organizational change affects every single unit of the organization and its stakeholders including business partners, chain suppliers, and local communities.   As per perspective of the complex adaptive system (CAS) involved in organizational change, small change can lead to large.  In … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Power, Management, and Leadership

Regardless of the controversy around the numbers of leadership definitions, leadership has a significant relationship with power and management. At the first glance, it is not easy to distinguish the leadership from management and power. People tend to link them tightly … Continue reading

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Complexity Leadership Theory: Adaptive Leadership

Defined by Uhl-Bien, Marion, and McKelvey (2007), the Complexity Leadership Theory (CLT) provides a primary framework that explains the entanglement among three leadership roles, which are administrative, adaptive, and enabling leadership, and also between the bureaucracy and complex adaptive system (CAS).  … Continue reading

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