Monthly Archives: April 2013

What do [CEOs] do that steers innovation in their companies? Are they the sole drivers of innovation leadership? And is there a direct link between the innovation capability of a firm and the charisma of its leader? (Bel 2010: 47)

As firms seek to gain a key advantage in the market they operate in and actively seek out opportunities to undercut the competition more emphasis is being given to innovation. Innovation is what keeps a firm ahead of the game … Continue reading

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how ready are you to lead others?

At this stage in your studies of business and leadership, what is your vision of leadership? And how ready are you to lead others?   At this stage in my studies of business and leadership, I feel I still have … Continue reading

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evidence suggests that ethical leader behaviour can have important positive effects on both individual and organizational effectiveness

Debate the following statement, providing arguments for and against the point of view proposed by the authors. Discuss an organisational example from your your chosen sector of business to support this debate. What are your conclusions from this debate? Ethical … Continue reading

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Change is nothing new and a simple fact of life

Based on the JC Penny case study, debate the following statement, providing arguments for and against the point of view proposed by the author. What are your conclusions from this debate? Change is nothing new and a simple fact of … Continue reading

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The ability to bring together people from different backgrounds, disciplines, cultures, and generations and leverage all they have to offer, therefore, is a must-have for leaders

Debate the following statement, providing arguments for and against ‚ÄéResearch has consistently shown that diverse teams produce better results, provided they are well led. The ability to bring together people from different backgrounds, disciplines, cultures, and generations and leverage all … Continue reading

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