Global Leadership And Organizational Behavior Effectiveness

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The Project GLOBE (Global Leadership and Organizational Behavior Effectiveness). The GLOBE research followed in Hofstede 's footsteps yet also searched for additional dimensions (Cater, Lang & Szabo, 2013, p. 446) as depicted and defined on Table II. In light of the GLOBE findings, earlier conceptualisations of culture have been reconsidered with respect to the impact of culture on leadership (Dickson et al., 2012 as cited in Cater et al., 2013, p. 447). GLOBE researchers introduced twnety one first-orderr “primary leadership dimensions” which were then condensed in six second-order “global leadership dimenions” that are charismatic/value-based, team-oreinted, participative, human-oreinted, autonomous, or self-protective (Cater et al., 2013, p. 450).
American beliefs about leadership were found to emphasize charismatic, participative, team-oriented, and humane orientation attributes (Hoppe & Bhagat, 2007 as cited in Resick et al., 2011, p. 439) that build on individual leader charisma and a humane/paternalistic approach to working with subordinates, along with a strong emphasis on enhancing performance (Bass, 1985 as cited in Resick et al., 2011, p. 439).
Both approaches, Hofstede and GLOBE, agree to conclude the US leaders’ emphasis on performance, individualism and future outlook. However, in order to avoid stereyotypes, leaders need to be culturally intelligent.
Cultural intelligence. With the increasing globalization of organizations and diversification of domestic…
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