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Leadership requires

Effective project management or its leadership requires a combination of ‘hard’ and ‘soft’ skills. In other words, a successful project requires that project managers not only manage projects, but also lead people. (Anderson, 2010) However, sometimes project achieved individual success but many elements lead to aggregate failure in real life.Read More

Horton’s Leadership Style

Thanks to the reading of the case study written by Elizabeth Florent-Treacy and Raoul de Vitry d’Avaucourt, British Petroleum: Transformational Leadership in a Transnational Organization, we know that the history of Robert Horton and its involvement in British Petroleum is actually quite old: he joined BP in 1957 where heRead More

Frontline Leaders

The job of a frontline leader or change agent used to normally be done by a full time external consultant, today existing employees are having this extra title added to there job description. Although this saves the company money it does often backfire in the long run as staff struggleRead More

Charismatic leadership

As shown above, both universities identified two main leadership behaviours each. The researchers from Ohio state found out that initiating structure and consideration. The initiating structure behaviour establishes the formal line of communication as well as to determine how the tasks are to be performed. The consideration behaviour shows thatRead More

The Clinical Leadership Theory

Our organization has used Ashridge Model to express their vision and strategies for their key objectives for transforming our practices as an Agenda for change strategies. (See Fig 1 for Ashridge Model) However, Whiteley et al 1996) warns that the danger with transforming leader is that many are left behindRead More

Leadership Theories

Trait theories argue that leaders have some innate talented abilities so they can get extraordinary outcomes from these skills. According to Huczynski and Buchanan (2007, p. 699), the Trait Approach arose from the “Great Man” theory as a way of identifying the key characteristics of successful leaders. Some researchers argueRead More

Teachers to assume leadership

Teacher leaders have high expectations of themselves exemplified through choosing textbooks and instructional materials; shaping the curriculum; setting standards for student behavior; deciding whether students are tracked into special classes; designing staff development and inservice programs; setting promotion and retention policies; deciding school budget; evaluating teacher performance; selecting new teachers;Read More

Proper leadership

The multi-site work group is not a new animal, however, seeking to understand the complex nature of dealing with far-flung groups is. It is not enough, in some ways to say: “Groups in general work this way; therefore, multi-site groups will work this way.” Slowly, awareness of this is dawningRead More

The Leadership Experience

By 1906, Gandhi came to realize that fighting in legal would not bring him and personal victory. Gandhi now formulated what he eventually called the Satyagraha movement. It meant ‘holding on to Truth” or “soul force”. It was later characterized as ‘civil resistance”, borrowing from Thoreau’s term “civil disobedience”. AsRead More

Understanding Leadership

In the past few decades, the Indian Industry has undergone a sea change in the way it functions. With the advent of new technology, the industry dynamics are becoming more and more complex. Jobs have become specialized and multi-faceted. In such a scenario, human resource management has become the keyRead More

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