Impact of Culture on Perception of Charismatic Leadership

By Ahu Genis-Gruber.

Published by The Organization Collection

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Leadership is a term that scholars have argued about for decades without coming to agreement as to its meaning. The factors hindering the formation of international leadership definition are considered to be cultural traits, various societal perceptions and rapidly changing environment in which the globalization plays role on how to manage the business. In this study the effect of cultural perception on leadership is discussed, making use of a survey conducted on 244 management students. The results are compared with previous studies to position leadership and charismatic leadership. The major questions focus on the theoretical paradigms of leadership and charismatic leadership and the perception of charismatic leadership in terms of cultural approach. The results of the study are provided under a unified model.

Keywords: Leadership, Charismatic Leadership, Culture, Cultural perception

International Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Change Management, Volume 10, Issue 6, pp.73-96. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 1.143MB).

Ahu Genis-Gruber

Assistant Professor, Department of Business Administration, TOBB University of Economics and Technology, Ankara, Turkey

Ahu Genis-Gruber is Assistant Professor in Business Administration Department at TOBB University of Economics and Technology where she teaches organizational theory, organizational behavior, management theories, cross cultural management and human resource management. Her interest areas are international management, cross cultural management, merger and acquisitions and e-commerce. Dr.Genis-Gruber holds a B.S. in Labor Economics and Industrial Relations from Ankara University, Political Science Faculty, a masters degree (Mag.rer.soc.oec.) in Social and Economic Sciences from Johannes Kepler University, Linz-Austria and a Ph.D. (Dr.rer.soc.oec.) in Social and Economic Sciences from Johannes Kepler University, Linz-Austria.


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