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Robert M. Yawson
Quinnipiac University
Environmental resource managementBusinessPolitical scienceKnowledge managementEngineering
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#1Gayle Peterson (University of Oxford)H-Index: 1
#2Robert M. Yawson (Quinnipiac University)H-Index: 8
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This study is predicated on the premise that addressing wicked problems through business practices and social innovations will need new leadership and organisational development strategies for helping organisations mirror practices and approaches internally with staff and externally with stakeholders. The Deliberate Leadership® Model was developed as a subsequent of this need. This study illustrated the key implications for practice and for research of the Deliberate Leadership model using a mul...
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#1Robert M. Yawson (Quinnipiac University)H-Index: 8
#2Bradley C. Greiman (UMN: University of Minnesota)H-Index: 4
The world is experiencing significant, largely economic and sociotechnical, induced change. These induced changes are meaningful with a function of people taking collective actions around common beliefs. These changes are more than jargon, cliche, and hyperbole, and they are effecting major transformations. These transformations will impact on how human resources are developed, and we need to be able to forecast its effects. In order to produce such forecasts, Human Resource Development needs to...
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The aim of this paper is to detail the social media engagement efforts used by successful nonprofits and to build on these insights in developing recommendations for effective social media plans to increase the visibility and service areas of public service organizations. The topic of social media use by nonprofits is viewed through a practice lens. Specific campaign activities for becoming distinguished nonprofits are identified. Essential aspects of social media engagement initiatives that tra...
#1Robert M. Yawson (Quinnipiac University)H-Index: 8
This chapter reviews leadership development in South Africa and the methods that are currently used to develop emerging leaders. I take a broad look at leadership development in a dynamic, changing, unpredictable postmodern era, together with that which needs to be preserved from the South African perspective in a dualistic environment of Afrocentric and Eurocentric leadership. I then illuminate some local examples and approaches to leadership development and make recommendations that reflect co...
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#1Emmanuel Osafo (UMN: University of Minnesota)
#2Robert M. Yawson (Quinnipiac University)H-Index: 8
In this chapter we review leadership development in Ghana from both historical and contemporary perspectives. We present a critical analysis of current literature to bring to light practices used to ensure leadership effectiveness. Because of the diverse socioeconomic contexts and social systems that exist in Ghana, indigenous models for leadership development are complex and hard to adopt to organizational practices. We review work on the contributions made by the customs and traditions of Ghan...
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#1Robert M. Yawson (Quinnipiac University)H-Index: 8
#2Bradley C. Greiman (UMN: University of Minnesota)H-Index: 4
As nanotechnology continues to advance in food and agriculture, there is the need for pragmatic decisions as to how to prepare the workforce, and human resource development (HRD) has a vital role to play. This mixed methods study followed a four-step process: The first phase involved a comprehensive systematic evidence review (SER) and stakeholder analysis. The second phase used multicriteria approaches for value elicitation, and the third phase included quantitative analysis, qualitative system...
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