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How to be an effective Globe Leader

Dorfman, Peter W. et al. "Leadership in Western and Asian countries: Commonalities and differences in effective leadership processes across cultures” The Leadership Quarterly Vol. 8, 3, (1997): 233–274. Sciencedirect. Web 7 Apr. 2013 This article focuses on cultural universality and cultural specificity of leadership adapted by Western and Asian countries - pointing out differences observed in each behavior base on Empirical hypothesis. House, Robert et al. "Understanding cultures and implicit leadership theories across the globe: an introduction to project GLOBE" Journal of Business Vol. 37, 1, (2002): 3-10. Sciencedirect. Web 7 Apr. 2013 GLOBE (Global Leadership and Organizational Behavior Effectiveness) is a research program focusing on culture and leadership in 61 nations. National cultures are examined in terms of nine dimensions: performance orientation, future orientation, assertiveness, power distance, humane orientation, institutional collectivism, in-group collectivism, uncertainty avoidance, and gender egalitarianism. In a survey of thousands of middle managers in food processing, finance, and telecommunications industries in these countries, GLOBE compares their cultures and attributes of effective leadership. Six global leadership attributes are identified and discussed.

Pillai, Rajnandini et al. "Leadership and Organizational Justice: Similarities and Differences across Cultures" Journal of International Business Studies. Vol. 30, 4, (1999): 763-779.jstor. Web 7 Apr. 2013 International management scholars and practitioners agree that managers cannot simply assume that leadership behaviors effective in one culture can be readily transferred to other cultures. This study examines the relationship of transformational leadership and leader member exchange to organizational justice and job satisfaction in five separate cultures. Results indicate that while there is consistent support for some of the proposed linkages, there are also some interesting differences across cultures. Implications for theory and future research on international business are discussed.

Chhokar, Jagdeep S. et al. Culture and Leadership Across the World: The GLOBE Book of In-Depth Studies of 25 Societies. Routledge: 2012. Google. Web. 7 April. 2013. Culture and Leadership Across the World: The GLOBE Book of In-Depth Studies of 25 Societies is the second major publication of GLOBE (Global Leadership and Organizational Behavior Effectiveness), a groundbreaking, large-scale project on international management research featuring contributions from nearly 18,000 middle managers from 1,000 organizations in 62 countries, perhaps the largest project of its kind ever undertaken. This volume effectively presents a complex collection of global research addressing the culture of particular countries, leadership qualities within those countries, and recommendations on how managers should conduct business in countries other than their own.

McCall, Morgan W., Mobley, Willian H. Advances in Global Leadership. Emerald Group Publishing, 2001. Google. Web. 7 April. 2013.
The rapid globalization of the economy places business leaders in new and demanding international settings and requires them to work across cultures. This volume presents papers on the psychology of global leadership and the development of international and global leaders. The global shortage of effective business leaders makes urgent the search for new insights about the nature of global leadership and the best means of developing such leaders. This text is a response to this urgent need. The rapid globalization of the economy places business leaders in new and demanding international settings and requires them to work across cultures. Volume 3 of "Advances in Global Leadership" presents original papers on the psychology of global leadership and the development of international and global leaders. Chapters are authored by academics,...
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