Social, Economic, and Academic Leadership for Sustainable Development of Business and Education in the Future: An Introduction

  • Wadim Strielkowski
  • Oksana Chigisheva
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Business and Economics book series (SPBE)


Leadership (social, economic, and academic) is becoming a key element for the future sustainable development of business and education in the quickly globalizing world. This contribution contemplates on the origins and the sources of leadership and the essence of leadership both as the concept and the academic definition. We analyze the results of the debates, roundtables, and expert discussion in which the contributors examine the perspectives of leadership from the point of view of social sciences, business and economics, strategic and cross-cultural management, as well as educational and public policies. With a particular focus on the business and economic models, as well as economic theory and social sciences, we examine various aspects and ideas of leadership from the point of view of academic experts, researchers, and entrepreneurs. Overall, it becomes clear that leadership is a very complex concept and phenomenon that might be viewed and should be studied in the multidimensional and multi-angle perspective.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Prague Institute for Qualification Enhancement & Prague Business SchoolPragueCzech Republic
  2. 2.Southern Federal UniversityRostov-on-DonRussian Federation

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