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Published on Sep 1, 2017in Journal of World Business5.79
Mary B. Teagarden10
Estimated H-index: 10
(ASU: Arizona State University),
Mary Ann Von Glinow27
Estimated H-index: 27
(FIU: Florida International University),
Kamel Mellahi30
Estimated H-index: 30
(Warw.: University of Warwick)
Abstract Context differentiates international business (IB) from traditional Business research. Along with many IB scholars, we argue that context should be much more adequately emphasized in IB research. Location differences are commonly ignored; complexity and polycomplexity--and other levels of analysis issues--are rarely acknowledged; and the relevance of models and theory developed in Western contexts is not adequately questioned or explored. This paper suggests contextualization guidelines...
Published on Jan 1, 2017
James Kohnen11
Estimated H-index: 11
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Barry Z. Posner38
Estimated H-index: 38
Introduction: Making Extraordinary Things Happen in Organizations 1 1 When Leaders Are at Their Best 9 The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership Leadership Is a Relationship Putting It All Together: Credibility Is the Foundation PRACTICE 1 MODEL THE WAY 41 2 Clarify Values 43 Find Your Voice Affirm Shared Values 3 Set the Example 71 Live the Shared Values Teach Others to Model the Values PRACTICE 2 INSPIRE A SHARED VISION 99 4 Envision the Future 101 Imagine the Possibilities Find a Common Purp...
Published on Jan 1, 2017
Terri R. Lituchy3
Estimated H-index: 3
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Bella L. Galperin3
Estimated H-index: 3
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Betty Jane Punnett10
Estimated H-index: 10
Thomas Senaji3
Estimated H-index: 3
(Kenya Methodist University),
Elham Metwally2
Estimated H-index: 2
(The: American University in Cairo)
+ 3 AuthorsHassan Adedoyin-Rasaq1
Estimated H-index: 1
(LASU: Lagos State University)
This exploratory study considers an African perspective on leadership behaviour and motivation in Ghana, Egypt, Kenya, Nigeria, and Uganda using the Delphi Technique with a small sample of corporate, community, and religious leaders. Focus group sessions with working people (nonleaders) then followed. The findings indicate that vision, commitment, honesty, goal-orientation, and humour were descriptors of effective leadership. Further, it was found that the quest for justice, extrinsic benefits, ...
Bella L. Galperin5
Estimated H-index: 5
(UT: University of Tampa),
Terri R. Lituchy2
Estimated H-index: 2
(McMaster University)
+ 2 AuthorsDavid L. Ford10
Estimated H-index: 10
(UTD: University of Texas at Dallas)
This study examines the similarities and differences in the perceptions of effective leadership and motivation among the African Diaspora in the United States and Canada (LEAD). Ten focus groups with a total of 56 participants were conducted in the US and Canada. Using NVivo, results show both similarities and differences in these perceptions. The African Diaspora in both countries described an effective leader as one who is wise and knowledgeable. The African Diaspora in the US also focused on ...
Khaleid Holder1
Estimated H-index: 1
(UWI: University of the West Indies),
Nicole Knight1
Estimated H-index: 1
(UWI: University of the West Indies)
+ 1 AuthorsR. Charles2
Estimated H-index: 2
(St. George's University)
Little is known of Caribbean people's views on their culture or of their beliefs regarding leadership and motivation. This study reports the results of a Delphi Technique with people in leadership positions and focus groups. Across groups, responses were relatively consistent: ethnicity and culture are described as influenced by religion, and Christianity in particular; African roots and country of origin are important; effective leaders are charismatic, visionary, results oriented, and they mot...
Terri R. Lituchy2
Estimated H-index: 2
(McMaster University),
Betty Jane Punnett10
Estimated H-index: 10
(UWI: University of the West Indies)
The LEAD research project was developed in order to broaden management research in areas such as Africa. This special issue brings together the early findings of the research team. The present article reviews the literature and discusses the importance of understanding organizational leadership and motivation in under researched areas of the world. We explain the use of both emic (Delphi Technique and focus groups) and etic (large scale survey) research and describe the LEAD project and methodol...
Terri R. Lituchy15
Estimated H-index: 15
(Concordia University),
David L. Ford10
Estimated H-index: 10
(UTD: University of Texas at Dallas),
Betty Jane Punnett10
Estimated H-index: 10
(UWI: University of the West Indies)
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to consider effective leadership in Africa and the African diaspora. This paper reports the results of emic research in Uganda, Barbados, Canada and the USA.Design/methodology/approach – A Delphi technique using open‐ended questions solicited ideas regarding leadership from knowledgeable participants, avoiding researcher bias.Findings – There were differences among the groups on several attributes that made leaders effective. Ugandans suggested a good leade...
Published on Jan 1, 2013
David L. Ford1
Estimated H-index: 1
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Terri R. Lituchy15
Estimated H-index: 15
(Concordia University)
+ 2 AuthorsSamuel Sejjaaka1
Estimated H-index: 1
('KCL': King's College London)
Published on Jan 1, 2013
Terri R. Lituchy15
Estimated H-index: 15
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Betty Jane Punnett10
Estimated H-index: 10
,
Bill Buenar Puplampu5
Estimated H-index: 5
Introduction Terri R. Lituchy, Betty Jane Punnett, and Bill Buenar Puplampu 1. Management Research in Africa: Past, Present and Future David Zoogah and Stella Nkomo 2. Internationalization and Economic Growth John Kuada 3. Corporate Governance Practices Lemayon L. Melyoki 4. Green Management David Zoogah 5. Corporate Social Responsibility Judy N. Muthuri 6. Challenges of Ethics O.J.K. Ogundele and A.R. Hassan 7. Work Effort and Development Bill B. Puplampu 8. Portfolio Entrepreneurs in Wealth Cr...
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