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The practical gains refer to the multitude of lessons learnt in regard to becoming a more effective leader, understanding the thought process or developing specific tools to be implemented in specific conditions. In terms of the key specific issues to be addressed, these refer primarily to the various leadership styles, as well as to the various situational leadership models.
The current project represents the research proposal for a future research endeavor which would focus on the situational leadership model. The current study sets the context for the future analysis as well as its direction; changes might however occur in respect to the bibliography and the sub topics. The changes are given by the complexities of the research process, throughout which more sources of information are identified. Additionally, the changes which might occur would only strengthen the relevance of the ultimate findings. In terms of the method to be used, this would be that of data collection and analysis from secondary sources. The usage of more sources of information also strengthens the relevance of the findings.
2. Background to the study
The idea for the study was raised by the realization of the multitude of elements which impact the modern day business society and the curiosity of how organizational leaders respond to the emergent challenges. The background is constituted by a series of previous works focused specifically on the dynamics and rapidity of change in the business community, understood as the totality of social, cultural, technological, economic, political and otherwise elements which impact the business community. Some relevant examples in this sense include:
- Changes in the means in which the populations perceive the importance of environmental stability. Traditionally, the populations would engage in high levels of consumerism without regard to the impacts these had upon the natural environment. Today however, the customers are becoming more environmentally concerned and they as such force economic agents to pollute less, to produce items which are less environmentally damage, to dispose of their waste in a more environmentally responsible manner and so on.
- Changes in the purchasing powers of individuals. Before the 2007…[continue]
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