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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    The Relationships Among Servant Leadership, Organizational Citizenship Behavior, Person-Organization Fit, And Organizational Identification

    This paper proposes that there is a relationship between servant leadership and organizational citizenship behavior (OCB) and that person-organization fit and organizational identification moderate that relationship. One hundred fourteen participants completed a cross-sectional self-report survey. Hierarchical regression analysis revealed that servant leadership behavior partially predicts organizational citizenship behaviors and that...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Leadership And Spiritual Capital: Exploring The Link between Individual Service Disposition And Organizational Value

    Researchers have made considerable advances integrating spirituality and organizational leadership (Fry, 2003; Benefiel, 2005). The concept of spiritual capital has developed as a way of explaining and perhaps advocating this integration in a secular context (Baker & Miles-Watson, 2008). This paper explores the development of spiritual capital as a multi-level...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Gender Differences And Transformational Leadership Behavior: Do Both German Men And Women Lead In the Same Way?

    This paper examines the differences between men and women leaders with respect to their transformational leadership behaviors. Subordinates of the leaders rated the frequency of use of transformational leadership behaviors from five different categories. The five behavior categories and the instrument used (The Leader Behavior Inventory or LBI) to rate...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Leading Across Global Cultures Through Servant Leadership

    Cultural contexts impact the exercise of global leadership, and one of the foremost leadership challenges that face global leaders across cultures is communication. This challenge is not just the language barrier, but it is also in understanding the local cultural mindset. Globalization has extended the general overview and study of...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Character And Servant Leadership: Ten Characteristics Of Effective, Caring Leaders

    We are experiencing a rapid shift in many businesses and not-for-profit organizations - away from the more traditional autocratic and hierarchical models of leadership and toward servant leadership as a way of being in relationship with others. Servant leadership seeks to involve others in decision making, is strongly based in...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Impact Of Cultural Intelligence Level On Conflict Resolution Ability: A Conceptual Model And Research Proposal

    Cultural intelligence and conflict resolution ability are essential for 21st-century leaders when considering the increased interaction with individuals from different cultural backgrounds that is now prevalent due to the technological advances of the internet and improved modes of mobility (Templer, Tay, & Chandrasekar, 2006). With increased frequent interactions, there is...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Shared Leadership: Is It Time For A Change?

    This paper investigates shared leadership and seeks to determine if more organizations should consider adopting a shared leadership model. Leadership affects the success and failure of every type of organization, and the complexity of today's business environment makes leadership increasingly more challenging. It is becoming more difficult for any single...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Leadership Style And Organizational Commitment: The Moderating Effect Of Locus Of Control

    The existing management and leadership research has demonstrated separately the effects of leadership style and locus of control on organizational commitment. However, researchers have not yet directly measured the relationship between leadership style and organizational commitment as moderated by follower's locus of control. This paper provides a review of the...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    The Disconnect Between Portfolio Construction In The Financial Services Industry

    Modern Portfolio Theory as proposed by Harry Markowitz is largely regarded as one of the seminal works of the field of finance. The financial services industry has largely adopted the principles of Modern Portfolio Theory as its approach to investment portfolio construction by the use of mean-variance optimization. Through an...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Practitioner's Corner: Leadership Emergence Theory In The Corporate Context

    Numerous leadership theories describe the characteristics, values, attitudes, and behaviors that are indicative of leadership. However, Avolio and Gardner (2005) asserted that the actual process by which individuals develop leadership has not been adequately studied. Lord and Hall (2005) contended that this may be because the theories have neglected to...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    The Perfect Storm Of Leaders? Unethical Behavior: A Conceptual Framework

    Unethical behavior of leaders has consequences for leaders themselves, followers, and their respective organizations. After defining relevant terms including ethics, morality, and ethical and unethical leadership, a conceptual framework for the unethical behavior of leaders is proposed, which includes the three "Perfect storm" dimensions of leaders, followers, and situational context....

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  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Leading In The Learning Organization

    Leaders who focus on the development of knowledge-focused organizational systems may position their organizations to achieve sustainable success by identifying their organizations as learning organizations. Watkins and Marsick (1992) explained that "Learning organizations are characterized by total employee involvement in a process of collaboratively conducted, collectively accountable change directed towards...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Improving Cross-Cultural Communication Skills: Ask-Seek-Knock

    Just as Jesus taught his disciples to persist in prayer as a way to improve their communication skills, global leaders must also be in constant pursuit of, and proficient in, cross-cultural communication skills if they are to succeed in today's global environment. Global leaders must be persistent in asking for...

    Provided By Regent University

  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Impact Of Cultural Intelligence Level On Conflict Resolution Ability: A Conceptual Model And Research Proposal

    Cultural intelligence and conflict resolution ability are essential for 21st-century leaders when considering the increased interaction with individuals from different cultural backgrounds that is now prevalent due to the technological advances of the internet and improved modes of mobility (Templer, Tay, & Chandrasekar, 2006). With increased frequent interactions, there is...

    Provided By Regent University

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Leading In The Learning Organization

    Leaders who focus on the development of knowledge-focused organizational systems may position their organizations to achieve sustainable success by identifying their organizations as learning organizations. Watkins and Marsick (1992) explained that "Learning organizations are characterized by total employee involvement in a process of collaboratively conducted, collectively accountable change directed towards...

    Provided By Regent University

  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Practitioner's Corner: Leadership Emergence Theory In The Corporate Context

    Numerous leadership theories describe the characteristics, values, attitudes, and behaviors that are indicative of leadership. However, Avolio and Gardner (2005) asserted that the actual process by which individuals develop leadership has not been adequately studied. Lord and Hall (2005) contended that this may be because the theories have neglected to...

    Provided By Regent University

  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Leadership And Spiritual Capital: Exploring The Link between Individual Service Disposition And Organizational Value

    Researchers have made considerable advances integrating spirituality and organizational leadership (Fry, 2003; Benefiel, 2005). The concept of spiritual capital has developed as a way of explaining and perhaps advocating this integration in a secular context (Baker & Miles-Watson, 2008). This paper explores the development of spiritual capital as a multi-level...

    Provided By Regent University

  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Gender Differences And Transformational Leadership Behavior: Do Both German Men And Women Lead In the Same Way?

    This paper examines the differences between men and women leaders with respect to their transformational leadership behaviors. Subordinates of the leaders rated the frequency of use of transformational leadership behaviors from five different categories. The five behavior categories and the instrument used (The Leader Behavior Inventory or LBI) to rate...

    Provided By Regent University

  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    The Relationships Among Servant Leadership, Organizational Citizenship Behavior, Person-Organization Fit, And Organizational Identification

    This paper proposes that there is a relationship between servant leadership and organizational citizenship behavior (OCB) and that person-organization fit and organizational identification moderate that relationship. One hundred fourteen participants completed a cross-sectional self-report survey. Hierarchical regression analysis revealed that servant leadership behavior partially predicts organizational citizenship behaviors and that...

    Provided By Regent University

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Improving Cross-Cultural Communication Skills: Ask-Seek-Knock

    Just as Jesus taught his disciples to persist in prayer as a way to improve their communication skills, global leaders must also be in constant pursuit of, and proficient in, cross-cultural communication skills if they are to succeed in today's global environment. Global leaders must be persistent in asking for...

    Provided By Regent University

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Character And Servant Leadership: Ten Characteristics Of Effective, Caring Leaders

    We are experiencing a rapid shift in many businesses and not-for-profit organizations - away from the more traditional autocratic and hierarchical models of leadership and toward servant leadership as a way of being in relationship with others. Servant leadership seeks to involve others in decision making, is strongly based in...

    Provided By Regent University

  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Shared Leadership: Is It Time For A Change?

    This paper investigates shared leadership and seeks to determine if more organizations should consider adopting a shared leadership model. Leadership affects the success and failure of every type of organization, and the complexity of today's business environment makes leadership increasingly more challenging. It is becoming more difficult for any single...

    Provided By Regent University

  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Leading Across Global Cultures Through Servant Leadership

    Cultural contexts impact the exercise of global leadership, and one of the foremost leadership challenges that face global leaders across cultures is communication. This challenge is not just the language barrier, but it is also in understanding the local cultural mindset. Globalization has extended the general overview and study of...

    Provided By Regent University

  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    The Perfect Storm Of Leaders? Unethical Behavior: A Conceptual Framework

    Unethical behavior of leaders has consequences for leaders themselves, followers, and their respective organizations. After defining relevant terms including ethics, morality, and ethical and unethical leadership, a conceptual framework for the unethical behavior of leaders is proposed, which includes the three "Perfect storm" dimensions of leaders, followers, and situational context....

    Provided By Regent University

  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Leadership Style And Organizational Commitment: The Moderating Effect Of Locus Of Control

    The existing management and leadership research has demonstrated separately the effects of leadership style and locus of control on organizational commitment. However, researchers have not yet directly measured the relationship between leadership style and organizational commitment as moderated by follower's locus of control. This paper provides a review of the...

    Provided By Regent University

  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    The Disconnect Between Portfolio Construction In The Financial Services Industry

    Modern Portfolio Theory as proposed by Harry Markowitz is largely regarded as one of the seminal works of the field of finance. The financial services industry has largely adopted the principles of Modern Portfolio Theory as its approach to investment portfolio construction by the use of mean-variance optimization. Through an...

    Provided By Regent University