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A Review Of Transformational Leadership Models And Its Linkage To The Scholarship/Practice/Leadership Model, Grace S. Thomson Apr 2007

A Review Of Transformational Leadership Models And Its Linkage To The Scholarship/Practice/Leadership Model, Grace S. Thomson

Dr. Grace S. Thomson

The success of organizations is the result of a combination of factors: financial, material and technological resources, logistics, and human capital.

These factors are put together to achieve the desired goals consistent with the corporate mission. In this context, firms are in constant seeking of the best individuals who will lead and carry out this journey to success. These individuals are expected to have special characteristics that ensure that their actions will turn out into positive results for the organization. These extraordinary individuals are the leaders.

This document will present a discussion of four leadership theories, their similarities and differences ...


Traditional Audit Techniques And Human Behaviour At Undergraduate Level - Answering The Call For Audit Education Reform, Annamaria Kurtovic Jan 2007

Traditional Audit Techniques And Human Behaviour At Undergraduate Level - Answering The Call For Audit Education Reform, Annamaria Kurtovic

Faculty of Commerce - Papers (Archive)

As educators, we have a responsibility to society to ensure that our students receive adequate learning and training. In recent years, there have been continued calls for reform within the accounting profession, particularly regarding auditor training. The following paper will analyse how a newly developed framework, the Fusion Framework, is applied to the curricula of an undergraduate auditing and assurance course, with the aim of influencing reform in audit education. In turn assuring that graduates are provided with the necessary knowledge and skills to not only meet the regulatory requirements but also the expectations of the wider market and investors ...