Leadership theories and models from the perspective of western scholars

Wan Kamal Mujani, Ezad Azraai Jamsari, Siti Rugayah Hj Tibek, Noor Inayah Ya'akub, Hamzaini Abdul Hamid, Wan Mohtar Wan Yusoff, Nur Riza Mohd. Suradi, Zinatul Ashiqin Zainol, Wan Mohd Hirwani Wan Hussain, Mohamad Abdul Hamid, Adlin Masood, Mahayodin Mahyudin Omar, Nur Hafizah Abu Samah

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Abstract

In this era of world without borders, mankind needs leadership with authority to discharge the responsibility of shaping a civlized and competitive society. This article discusses leadership generally. Two leadership theories are the subject of this study, including leadership principles which encompass the followers, the head, communication and situation. And three types of leadership are discussed in this article, which are top-down leadership model, transformation model and functional leadership model based on a military leadership model. This article finds that a leader needs to have skills such as conceptual skills, specific technical skills and communication skills vis-avis workers.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1405-1410
Number of pages6
JournalAdvances in Natural and Applied Sciences
Volume6
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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Keywords

  • Concept
  • Leadership
  • Models
  • Theories
  • Western scholars

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  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
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Leadership theories and models from the perspective of western scholars. / Mujani, Wan Kamal; Jamsari, Ezad Azraai; Tibek, Siti Rugayah Hj; Ya'akub, Noor Inayah; Abdul Hamid, Hamzaini; Wan Yusoff, Wan Mohtar; Mohd. Suradi, Nur Riza; Zainol, Zinatul Ashiqin; Wan Hussain, Wan Mohd Hirwani; Abdul Hamid, Mohamad; Masood, Adlin; Omar, Mahayodin Mahyudin; Samah, Nur Hafizah Abu.

In: Advances in Natural and Applied Sciences, Vol. 6, No. 8, 2012, p. 1405-1410.

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