Hindrances to Effective Teams

It can be reasonably argued that the business environment in which organizations now operate is ever-changing, highly uncertain, and increasingly competitive. Because of this dynamic fundamental shift in the business environment, organizational leaders are recognizing that long-term success hinges on the ability of leaders to develop and maintain effective and high performance teams. The collective … Read more

Women and leadership

“It takes a full-blown crisis for organizations to bring in women to key leadership positions. Either women don’t take risk or it all else man dominated society. Organizations wait until a crisis to bring women into positions of power because they realize the current strategy is not working and new approach is needed.” Caroline Fairchild … Read more

Leadership in the Navy

“Rails joined with each other in a railway” Does that could ever happen? If so let’s see how it could happen. It is better to extract something up to understandable level before it is going to be explained. What are socio- economic norms? Socio-economic norms mean how social activities combine with economic situations and bring … Read more

Leadership in childcare

Introduction “It’s not the strongest or the most intelligent leaders who will survive but those who can best manage change” Charles Darwin. (n.d.) Early learning and Childcare is in the process of a huge transformation and expansion. Building the Ambition (Scottish Government, 2014) supports the Governments ambition for Early Learning and Childcare and provides practitioners … Read more

Impact of Ethical Leadership on Innovative Work Behavior – A conceptual framework

Abstract Innovative Work Behavior forms a crucial source for gaining competitive advantage and its development gives a dominant challenge which is faced by several organizations. In this paper positive role of Ethical Leadership (at individual and collective levels) is proposed to positively impact Innovative work Behavior by employing the theory of decomposed planned behavior. We … Read more

Leadership in conflict situations

“Many  leaders  in conflict situations are ‘hostages’ to their inner fears and other negative emotions and fail to see the opportunities in resolving them”  . In fact, it is an opportunity if conflict is dealt with constructively. Leadership is a vast and important subject, yet full of confusing ideas and terminology, open to widely different … Read more

An excellent global leader

1. How would you describe an excellent global leader? An excellent global leader is a leader who is able to influence the success of an organization. There are many different qualities that can help to achieve this. For a global leader it’s important to make the right decisions to determine and successfully execute strategy. Most … Read more

Leadership skills needed in a change situation and the manner in which these qualities may be industrialised

Introduction When an organization faces a major catastrophe that inherently destroys its repute and puts its future in jeopardy, its management face a great responsibility to deal with the core of the abuse ethically, and more importantly, take its stakeholders through a positive transformation. Only then, can it survive this storm. The Bhopal chemical disaster … Read more

Understanding leadership

In order to understand ‘leadership’, this essay will first define the term. Many theorists suggest leadership is elusive, misunderstood and there are no guaranteed models (Parker 1994, Crainer 1995). However, Mullins (1999) believes leadership is essential to the management of people within an organisation in order for them to achieve their goal(s). This encompasses a … Read more

Accountability and transparency

Accountability “is an integral part of government and public management” (Kakumba &Flourie, 2007:651). Accountability involves being answerable for the decisions or actions. Hope (2005:296) remarked that “transparency is closely associated with the successful implementation of good governance and the achievement of sustainable development”. A public official or public servant is held legally accountable to fulfill … Read more

Ethical leadership for good governance in Local Government Authorities

CHAPTER THREE RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 3.1 Introduction The previous chapter reviewed various literature/writings on the subject of ethical leadership for good governance in the Local Government Authorities. The purpose of this chapter was to provide a research design that underpins the study and to provide a full explanation of how the research was to be conducted. … Read more

The necessity of ethical responsibility in leadership for good governance

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Introduction The necessity of ethical responsibility in leadership for good governance is inevitable. Corruption is unethical and illegal practice that hinders the development of good governance both in public and private institutions. The widespread of corruption in local government authorities motivates the need of conducting an empirical study. This study was … Read more

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