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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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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Is International Finance simply “corporate finance with an exchange rate”?

Although exchange rate plays a very important role in financial market of the international communities, it is not necessary to say International finance is simply “corporate finance with an exchange rate.”   Ross, Westerfield, and Jaffe (2008) stated that the basic … Continue reading

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