Effective Leadership and Cross-Cultural Variation

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Part of the Internationale Wirtschaftspartner book series (INWI)

Abstract

Leadership as a universal human phenomenon has been discussed since ancient times. For instance, the ancient Greeks and Egyptians tried to define the qualities of leaders (Bass, 1981, 1990). The legendary Greek hero Odysseus is exemplified as one of the great leaders in Homer’s Iliad on account of his shrewdness (Bass, 1990; Peterson and Hunt, 1997).

Keywords

Europe Assimilation Expense Posit Hunt 

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© Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Lehrstuhl für BWL IVUniversität BayreuthBayreuthGermany

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