Diversity, Conflict, and Leadership

Diversity, Conflict, and Leadership

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Current Topics in Management is an annual scholarly journal and this volume is divided into four major sections: Managing Conflict and Justice; Leadership, Social Capital, and Personality; Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management; and Ethics, Learning, and Change. These contributions seek an integration of theory, research, and practice, which is the essential goal of Current Topics in Management. The first section contains two empirical studies on organizational conflict and a theoretical work that addresses the application of organizational justice theory to consumer behavior. The second section contains three empirical studies relating to the leadership language used by senators Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama during the last presidential election, building social capital through leader-member exchanges, and the big-five personality and financial performance of fund managers. Section three contains an essay on revising Phelana€™s model on entrepreneurship and a case study on a small business organization. The fourth section contains three contributions, two theoretical papers and an empirical study of the administration of state governments. The contributions included are a€œThe Moderating Role of Social Attitudes on the Relationship between Diversity and Conflicta€; a€œThe Effects of Geographic Dispersion and Team Tenurea€; a€œFairness and Consumer Behaviora€; a€œObama vs. Clinton: Exploring the Impact of Leadership Languagea€; a€œSocial Capital Via Leadera€; a€œFinancial Performance of Fund Managersa€; a€œA Conceptual Framework Linking Entrepreneurs to International New Venture Competitivenessa€; and a€œBSL Printing Company: A Case Study.a€His research interests include organizational justice, negotiation and conflict management, and managerial decision ... He is a tenured Professor of Leadership and a co-founder of the Department of Leadership Studiesa#39; Bachelors , Masters, anbsp;...

Title:Diversity, Conflict, and Leadership
Author:M. Afzalur Rahim
Publisher:Transaction Publishers - 2012-06-30


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