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Nancy Papalexandris
Athens University of Economics and Business
48Publications
23H-index
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#1Eleanna Galanaki (OPA: Athens University of Economics and Business)H-Index: 10
#2Nancy Papalexandris (OPA: Athens University of Economics and Business)H-Index: 23
Purpose The purpose of this paper is to identify the challenges posed to business leaders from major global demographic changes expected in the workforce composition, such as higher participation of women and more active involvement of elder and more experienced people in the future workforce. Design/methodology/approach The authors ran a survey among 733 middle managers, focusing on their ideal leadership behavior. The Global Leadership and Organizational Behavior project methodology was applie...
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#1Ruth AlasH-Index: 17
#2Nancy PapalexandrisH-Index: 23
Last.Katrin NiglasH-Index: 10
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The current article is based on data from two phases of the Global Leadership and Organizational Behaviour (Globe) cross-cultural study. The research questions that this paper attempts to explore look at how cultural dimensions predict values held by top managers and how managerial values in their turn influence subordinates’ commitment. Our research indicates that the way managers consider economic indicators, corporate social responsibility (CSR) and fairness issues, could be predicted by cult...
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#1Eleanna GalanakiH-Index: 10
#2Nancy PapalexandrisH-Index: 23
This study examines the effect of collectivism and humane orientation, as organizational culture dimensions, upon employees’ organizational commitment and job satisfaction. A survey to 649 white collar workers from 78 organizations was run in Greece during the crisis and data were analyzed with partial least squares path modelling. The GLOBE project methodology was applied and our outcomes are discussed both in relation with international/ longitudinal findings and with contingency consideration...
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This paper intends to explore alternative ways to measure workplace bullying and to propose to HR professionals and academics a uniform and common way to assess the phenomenon. Based on a survey on 840 junior and middle managers from diverse sectors in Greece, we are trying to extract conclusions on the incidents and characteristics of workplace bullying, in a country where empirical evidence on bullying is very limited and where cultural dimensions differ from countries with extensive research ...
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#1Eleanna Galanaki (OPA: Athens University of Economics and Business)H-Index: 10
#2Nancy Papalexandris (OPA: Athens University of Economics and Business)H-Index: 23
Following the contingency approach to leadership, leaders should adjust their leadership style according to the situation/conditions in which they operate and there is obviously no perfect leadership style or behavior that one could adopt to be most effective as a leader. In other words, if leaders want to be most effective for all groups of their followers, it is imperative that they take into account the particular traits and presumptions of each group. How should the leader best address the e...
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#1Nancy Papalexandris (OPA: Athens University of Economics and Business)H-Index: 23
#2Eleanna Galanaki (OPA: Athens University of Economics and Business)H-Index: 10
Is there an ideal leader? If yes, do the traits of this ideal leader vary by national culture or across time, or is leadership a uniform concept across cultures? In this paper, modal leader behavior patterns are explored in modern Greece, through the findings of a longitudinal research project carried out on 1000 middle managers. The identified as desired leadership traits are then studied under the light of ideal images of the leader, as depicted in the classic works of Ancient Greek thinkers, ...
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#1Zoe S. Dimitriades (UoM: University of Macedonia)H-Index: 11
#2Nancy Papalexandris (OPA: Athens University of Economics and Business)H-Index: 23
Purpose – This exploratory research seeks to examine the relationship between employee commitment and financial performance in the Greek retail banking sector.Design/methodology/approach – A total of 331 questionnaires were completed by bank employees. Data were analyzed via confirmatory factor analysis, reliability analysis, correlation and mediation analysis.Findings – Contrary to expectations, both employee attitudes (affective commitment) and perceptions (morale climate) were unrelated to bu...
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#1Eleanna GalanakiH-Index: 10
#2Nancy PapalexandrisH-Index: 23
This paper focuses on the occurrence of the workplace bullying phenomenon in Greece. Although a significant amount and level of research has been realised in Nordic countries and the UK, there is scarce research in other European countries (France and Germany), while there is no research evidence for southern Europe and countries like Greece, where the legal framework that governs the cases of workplace bullying is not clear. Based on a survey on 840 junior and middle managers from diverse secto...
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#1Eleni Apospori (OPA: Athens University of Economics and Business)H-Index: 10
#2Nancy Papalexandris (OPA: Athens University of Economics and Business)H-Index: 23
Last.Eleanna Galanaki (OPA: Athens University of Economics and Business)H-Index: 10
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Purpose: To shed some light on the motivational profile of Entrepreneurial as opposed to Professional CEOs in Greece. Design/methodology/approach: Based on McClelland's motivational patterns i.e. power, achievement and affiliation, as well as responsibility; interviews with Greek entrepreneurial and professional CEOS were conducted. Then, interviews were content analysed, in order to identify differences in motivational profiles of those two groups of CEOs. Findings: Achievement motivation and r...
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