Intercultural Leadership Essay

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Table of Contents List of Figures.............................................................................................................. - 2 - List of abbreviations…................................................................................................ - 2 – 1. Relevance of leadership competence in modern business ........................................... 1 2. Intercultural leadership................................................................................................ 2 2.1. Overview of traditional leadership styles ................................................................ 2 2.2. Intercultural differences in understanding of leadership.......................................... 5 2.3. Cultural examples from a business perspective ....................................................... 8 3. Conclusion of intercultural leadership skills ............................................................. 10 List of cited literature .................................................................................................... 11 List of Figures Fig. 1 “Continuum of Leadership Behaviour” Based on Schmidt, W. H., Tannenbaum, R. (1973), p. 4 Fig. 2 “Examples for Cultural Indicators” Based on numbers from Hofstede, G. II (2011), p. 1 Fig. 3 “Cultural Leadership Concepts” Based on Lewis, R. D. (2006), p. 108-109 List of abbreviations PDI = Power Distance Index IDV = Individualism MAS = Masculinity UAI = Uncertainty Avoidance Index LTO = Long-Term Orientation 1. Relevance of leadership competence in modern business Leadership competence can have a significant impact on an organization’s success in terms of competitiveness, growth rates and profits. Well-managed employees tend to be more motivated and committed to their
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