Leadership Flaws and Organizational Stages

Robinson, David A; Nhat-Hoang, Duc; VanderPal, Geoffrey. American Journal of Management; West Palm Beach Vol. 17, Iss. 4, (Oct 2017): 105-118.

14 Pages Posted: 28 Nov 2017

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David A Robinson

RMIT University - RMIT Asia Graduate Centre

Duc Nhat Hoang

RMIT University - RMIT Asia Graduate Centre

Geoffrey VanderPal

Purdue University Global

Date Written: November 23, 2017

Abstract

The paper builds on academic work as well as keynote statements about leadership by prolific figures in research and academics, while examining common leadership flaws and exploring ways to negate them.

It describes three stages of a Values Journey, namely pre-orderly, orderly and post-orderly, and within those differentiates six steps, representing followers values, each having a typical leadership approach.

A summary of academic literature surrounding common leadership flaws and organizational pathologies and an overview of a model depicting followers coping mechanisms are provided in support of the papers main arguments. Popular leadership principles are examined and related to five basic pillars of intent, developed by the authors, to support effective leadership.

Keywords: Value Journey, Popular leadership, leadership, leadership flaws, effective leadership, organization, management effectiveness

JEL Classification: M00, M10, M12

Suggested Citation

Robinson, David A and Nhat-Hoang, Duc and VanderPal, Geoffrey, Leadership Flaws and Organizational Stages (November 23, 2017). Robinson, David A; Nhat-Hoang, Duc; VanderPal, Geoffrey. American Journal of Management; West Palm Beach Vol. 17, Iss. 4, (Oct 2017): 105-118.. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3076321

David A Robinson

RMIT University - RMIT Asia Graduate Centre ( email )

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Duc Nhat-Hoang

RMIT University - RMIT Asia Graduate Centre ( email )

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Geoffrey VanderPal (Contact Author)

Purdue University Global ( email )

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