Ethics in leadership in the context of the African continent and Tanzania

LITERATURE REVIEW 2.1 Introduction The previous chapter explained the background of ethics and its global importance in leadership in the context of the African continent and Tanzania particularly in Local Government Authorities. Corruption is immoral and the outcome of unethical behavior. The purpose of this chapter is to synthesize relevant literature review concerning ethical leadership. … Read more

Responsibility to Protect

Introduction The doctrine of ‘Responsibility to Protect’ (R2P) was founded upon the notion that the international community ought to never again repeat the same mistakes in their failure to intervene in the Rwandan crisis, which led to an escalation of humanitarian intervention in the post-Cold war era. Theories concerning humanitarian intervention are often sceptical of … Read more

“Leaders become great, not because of their power, but because of their ability to empower others.” – John Maxwell

From the Egyptian Pharaohs to the Kings and Queens of England, Russian Czars to Japanese Emperors, society has always had a hierarchy of interaction between classes of groups within social construct. The people in which lead governments and various societies are not always in the highest rankings or born of the highest statuses however. A … Read more

Level 5 Leadership

“A primary job of leadership is to make every person a leader in their own job” (Class Notes). This statement distinguishes the differentiation between a charismatic versus a Level 5 leader. Based off of notes and research, not all charismatic leaders put their people first, unlike Level 5 leaders. A charismatic leader is one who … Read more

Proactive and non-proactive mentoring methods

In this essay, I will be discussing proactive and non-proactive mentoring methods. According to the Nursing and Midwifery Council, a Mentor is a registered Nurse or Midwife who has successfully completed a certified ‘Mentor Preparation Programme’ and has achieved all the compulsory competencies (NMC, 2008). To be an effective learning environment, Students need to feel … Read more

Leadership: An Analysis

Leadership has been (and continues being) one of the most studied and written-about subjects. Leadership is a process whereby an individual influences a group of individuals to achieve a common goal (Peter G. Northouse). Peter G. Northhouse in his book Introduction to Leadership: Concepts and Practice mentions that leadership is a trait, ability, skill behaviour … Read more

Leadership in universities

Research confirms that leadership in universities is now more diverse and complex that in other public or private sectors (Sathey, 2004; Bryman, 2007). Bryman (2007) talks of a time when academicians were once seen as those people who had long beards, surrounded by stacks of disorganised books and equipment strewn all around, teaching with passion, … Read more

Employee Performance and Job Performance

This chapter reviews the relevant prior literature pertaining to leadership, motivation, training, skill and knowledge that contribute to job performance amongst RMN personnel. The literature reviews are based on the jobs and organization which are related to the job performance in the RMN. The chapter ends with a summary. 2.2 Employee Performance 2.2.1 Job Performance … Read more

Leadership traits

1 Introduction Prominent leaders such as Bill Gates and Steve Jobs are often portrayed in the media as exceptional and as possessing personality traits such as charisma, innovativeness or empathy that enable them to be successful. However, there is a significant difference between those at the top of billion-dollar companies and the individuals at the … Read more

Educational leadership

Today the world has focused on leadership, because all the problems which emerge in the changing circumstances of the world are due to weak or poor leadership style. So, leadership plays a vital role in the lives of people. Similarly in the educational system, the role of head teacher as a leader has its critical … Read more

Leadership styles

Abstract This report explains how the leadership styles suit individual member of a team. It also disuses the advantages and disadvantages of leadership styles and offers suggestions in what situation the company managers should choose to alter their leadership styles. This report concentrated on Goleman .D. 2002 leadership styles. INTRODUCTION Leadership styles is said to … Read more

Leadership

When defining what a leader actually does we are provided with a vast accumulation of tasks and goals, it is clear that a leader not only provides meaning and purpose but they inspire a shared vision. By structuring an environment to achieve goals, it allows motivation to set in which empowers and enables others. A … Read more

Essay on leadership research

Leadership is one of the most widely researched topics of the 20th century while being one of the most misunderstood as well (Nazari, 2012). Because leadership styles are directly related to leaders’ self-concept and organizational functions, researchers are increasingly interested in the study of leadership styles (Nazari, 2012). Leadership involves the ability to inspire and … Read more

Dissertation: Engro Foods Limited organisational cultures and leadership styles

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Officially launched as a fully owned subsidiary of Engro Corporation, Engro Foods Limited is as a stepping stone of the corporation to get entered into the food business. Engro has established state-of-the-art processing units in various cities of Pakistan and has expanded its plant operations. Fueled by a vision to bring to the … Read more

Essay to determine the level of competency in organizational leadership

Chapter 1 Introduction This chapter presented and described the introduction of research. It comprised of nine main sections starting with the background of the study, followed by statement of problem, research objective, research questions, research hypotheses, significance of the study, limitations of the study, the definition of terms and summary of the chapter. Background of … Read more