Hence, a more corporate attitude is being embraced by pro-vice-chancellors, but the salient question in this article is this: will a university be better off with corporate-style, bureaucratic leadership, or with leadership that pursues academic excellence and a pure mission of educating students?
Wang, Yong, and Poutziouris, Panikkos. (2010). Leadership Styles, Management Systems and Growth: Empirical Evidence from UK Owner-Managed SMEs. Journal of Enterprising
Culture, 18(3), 331-354. Doi: 10.1142/So21849581000604.
What these authors bring to light in this article is that a higher rate of sales and growth for medium sized businesses can be realized when run by an owner that also manages the business. This survey of 5,710 respondents in the UK further pointed to the fact that when the owner-manager delegates authority, the operation is more professional and successful.
Webb, Kerry S. (2009). Creating Satisfied Employees in Christian Higher Education: Research
on Leadership Competencies. Christian Higher Education, 8(1), 18-31.
Author Webb reviews the concept of leadership from the perspective of transformational leadership, transactional leadership...
Also the author looks into these three leadership strategies in terms of what kind of job satisfaction results from each. Results of the survey shows that transactional leadership tends to increase levels of job satisfaction.
Weiner, Sharon A., Breivik, Patrick Senn, Clark, Dennis, and Caboni, Timothy. (2009).
Understanding the Higher-Education Context: The Peabody Academic Library
Leadership Institute. Journal of Library Administration, 49(8), 837-846.
This article deals with the Vanderbilt University's Peabody Academic Library Leadership Institute, and the main point is that libraries should devote their resources, planning and their services to the goals of their parent institutions. Leadership training on campus is vital, the article explains, and points to other programs -- with varying leadership perspectives -- that offer training in library leadership. A main point is, many academic leaders come from libraries.
Zembylas, Michalinos, and Iasonos, Sotiroula. (2010). Leadership styles and multicultural education approaches: an exploration of their relationship. Leadership in Education,
13(2), 163-0183, doi: 10.1080/13603120903386969.
In this article the authors surveyed 17 principals in multicultural schools in Cyprus in order to find out what leadership styles worked best. The issue is relevant because immigration means new challenges…
Finally, the free reign style sees that the manager allows the staff members to make most of the decisions, with his responsibility revolving around the final outcome. All the achievements of Dr. Manmohan Singh point out to the fact that he has managed to successfully implement all leadership styles when the situations arose and required a specific approach. Otherwise put, it becomes obvious that when he possessed all the information
Leadership Styles It is highly likely that I will be able to develop high quality leadership traits with the passage of time. Values and personality: It is hard to become familiar with your personality because you cannot see the flaws in yourself. No matter how hard you try the positive aspects will come forward leaving the negative ones far behind. But observing yourself every once in a while is the key to success.
Leadership Styles: How to Become an Effective Leader Power Perspective and Leader as Representatives Extrovert and Introvert Emotional Intelligence (EI) Competencies to Leadership Effectiveness Task-Oriented Leadership Satisfaction and Performance Four Dimensions of Leader-Member Exchange Authentic leadership and Servant Leadership Creating Social and Organizational Identity Goal Orientations Transformational Leaders Enhancing the Goal-Setting Process Leadership Styles As the workplace turns out to be increasingly complex and multicultural, the cry for effective leadership has been answered by a growing popularity of leadership studies in various
Leadership Style Application The leadership style adopted by different companies and how these companies motivate their employees should be that which can work in multicultural context. This can enhance employee productivity and job satisfaction. Cross-cultural motivation is imperative in a person's work and personal life. People work for various reasons. Some work so that they can access economic necessities like food, housing, and clothing. Some are motivated by what work provides
Leadership Style Perhaps it is the subliminal desire to be a teacher. Or maybe it is that I never had the opportunity to actually stand in front of a room and instruct. Whatever the reason, I see myself falling into the leadership role of teacher and mentor. A enjoy the different personalities and styles of people. That could be one of the motivations for being inclined toward this type of leadership. Teaching
Leadership in My Community In my community, our church had always wanted to do something to give back and provide assistance to people but no one in the parish could decide on an appropriate task. I came up with the idea of having a ravioli dinner to celebrate the community's Italian heritage and having an all-day benefit by selling pots of ravioli (the community could come in with whatever size pot