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Exploring The Leadership Styles Of Event Managers And Variation In Their Attitudes Towards Volunteer Training, Jacqueline Leigh Jan 2019

Exploring The Leadership Styles Of Event Managers And Variation In Their Attitudes Towards Volunteer Training, Jacqueline Leigh

Theses

Given highly dynamic organisational environments, effective leadership is crucial for growth and organisational success. This thesis explored leadership styles of event managers in Australia and their attitudes towards training event volunteers. Guided by the Full Range of Leadership Theory (FRLT), mixed methods were employed to explore event managers from events across the eastern seaboard of Australia. While findings revealed that the majority of participants predominantly displayed transformational leadership styles, a flexible approach to leadership within events was found to be necessary. Other extraneous factors imposed upon event managers often necessitates them to adapt their natural leadership style to emergent circumstances.


Critical Factors In Leadership Succession Planning: Securing The Human Resources Future For Government Organisations In The Abu Dhabi Emirate, Uae, Balqees Naser Ahmed Abdulla Almessabi Jan 2017

Critical Factors In Leadership Succession Planning: Securing The Human Resources Future For Government Organisations In The Abu Dhabi Emirate, Uae, Balqees Naser Ahmed Abdulla Almessabi

Theses

This thesis examines leadership succession planning (LSP) initiatives for national employees working in non-profit government organisations in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The United Arab Emirates government has provided substantial resources for developing national leaders to meet the country’s strategic goal of nationalisation in all jobs. The UAE has a large expatriate workforce and a rapidly developing economy. When those expatriates leave, a major challenge for an organisation is to source qualified national employees to replace them, so as to sustain the organisation’s future. LSP initiatives are thus important in securing the second generation of national employees who can lead ...