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Leadership, Organizational Behavior

Autocratic, Bureaucratic, and Charismatic Leadership with Real Leader Examples

No leadership style is effective for all circumstances (Kinicki & Fugate, 2017). Scholars have identified three traditional leadership styles: autocratic, bureaucratic, and charismatic leadership. These styles have their advantages and disadvantages that may be suitable in a particular circumstance, but not suitable in a different situation. The autocratic leadership style […]

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Business Ethics

Questions About Business Ethics and Sustainability

This article provides my responses to several questions about business ethics and sustainability. I put more emphasis on the role of the leadership in establishing a positive ethical climate in the company. While ethical behavior is expected from every member of the organization, the top management is responsible to create […]

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Leadership, Organizational Behavior

The Most Important Leadership Theory in Today’s Global Economy

I think that among the contemporary theories, transformational leadership theory is the most important leadership theory in today’s global economy. However, among the traditional leadership theories, behavioral theory should be discussed deeper, because it covers the broadest range of leadership styles and is established upon a strong foundation. Kinicki and […]

Knowledge economy skills todays manager needs that were not required a decade ago
Management Information System and Technology

Knowledge Economy: Skills Today’s Managers Need that weren’t Required a Decade Ago

Today’s information technology has shaped all aspects of human life. It is only imperative that information technology has also impacted all different landscapes of business disciplines. It enables the rise of the knowledge economy and information economy where organizations depend heavily on rich data gathered in real-time. It affects all […]

Wangari Maathai Leadership Potential

Wangari Maathai: Leadership Potential

The discussion of what makes a great leader is still an ongoing conversation. Stories of world leaders may provide exemplary role models for us to learn. Others tried to summarize the principles for successful leadership into several key points (Bluesteps, n.d.). Wangari Maathai, one of the greatest female leaders of […]