TEAM DIVERSITY AT WORK PLACE

BLOG 1 “Research has consistently shown that diverse teams produce better results, provided they are well led. The ability to bring together people from different backgrounds, disciplines, cultures, and generations and leverage all they have to offer, therefore, is a must-have for leaders (Ibarra and Hansen 2011: 71)”. The increasing level of globalization has led to a continuous increase in team diversity. Therefore, managing in … Continue reading TEAM DIVERSITY AT WORK PLACE

LEADERSHIP STYLES:

BLOG 2 “Which personal style should managers adopt to ensure success? What is the most effective approach to managing the work of subordinates? These questions have been extensively researched and debated over the last century, and while the general consensus has moved away from ‘command and control’ to management and leadership towards more consultative and participative approaches, there is no single ideal, as the best … Continue reading LEADERSHIP STYLES:

MANAGING ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE: THE CHALLENGE

BLOG 3 “Change is nothing new and a simple fact of life. Some people actively thrive on new challenges and constant change, while others prefer the comfort of the status quo and strongly resist any change. It is all down to the personality of the individual and there is little management can do about resistance to change (Mullins 2010: 753)” The successful implementation 0f change … Continue reading MANAGING ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE: THE CHALLENGE

ETHICAL LEADERSHIP

BLOG 4 Ethical Leadership, defining it as “the demonstration of normatively appropriate conduct through personal actions and interpersonal relationships, and the promotion of such conduct to followers through two-way communication, reinforcement and decision-making”…[and] the evidence suggests that ethical leader behavior can have important positive effects on both individual and organizational effectiveness(Rubin et al 2010: 216-17). The financial crisis, economic downturn and repeated scandals involving leaders … Continue reading ETHICAL LEADERSHIP

ANALYSING MYSELF AS A LEADER

BLOG 5 The aim of this blog is to analyze myself as a leader, identify my role model and how my peers regard me as a leader. Through self discovery, peer and tutor review, I have come to the understanding that I am more of a transformational leader who believes in generating a purpose and working alongside his subordinates and or team members towards accomplishing … Continue reading ANALYSING MYSELF AS A LEADER