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Challenge Of Leadership: The 3c Approach As Way Forward, Oluwaseun Viyon Ojo Jun 2015

Challenge Of Leadership: The 3c Approach As Way Forward, Oluwaseun Viyon Ojo

Oluwaseun Viyon Ojo

Leadership is a perennial problem in the Nigerian society and it is in dire need in every facet of the society. It is therefore expedient that urgent steps be taken to see to it that the vacuum of leadership is filled with a clear sight on the way forward. Thus, it is suggested in this piece that a 3c approach is the possible way forward most especially from the perspectives of youths, who are more often claimed as the leaders of tomorrow.It is hoped that the leadership gap will be narrowed if the suggestions are taken into consideration and ...


Tripping And Falling Into The Future: An Eolithic Perspective, Keri Schwab Jul 2014

Tripping And Falling Into The Future: An Eolithic Perspective, Keri Schwab

Keri Schwab

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Thirty years ago, Dustin and McAvoy (1984) published an essay in Environmental Ethics titled “Toward Environmental Eolithism.” The article compared and contrasted two distinct orientations to environmental planning and management: the design mentality and the eolithic mentality. The authors concluded that the more popular design mentality lacked obscure eolithic mentality was a superior orientation to environmental planning and management. Environmental Ethics and then discuss how an eolithic perspective might complement the strategic planning process. We begin by describing the similarities between strategic planning and the design mentality as well as the shortcomings of strategic planning in a rapidly ...


Inverting The Corporate Pyramid (Lessons From An Infantryman), Robert Clements Mar 2014

Inverting The Corporate Pyramid (Lessons From An Infantryman), Robert Clements

Robert Clements

This presentation outlines a different Mental Model of organizational structures and upends the Corporate Pyramid and balances it on it point. This inverted model places the leaders at the bottom of the pyramid and defines loose roles for each successive layer. The top most layer represents the interface of the organization to its external enviroment. Unlike traditional top down structures, this model seeks to identify that poor implementation of various aspects of job performance can send fault lines up through the organization. The foundational managements perspective is that they support the work force above it and that all levels must ...


Leadership And Difficult Decisions For Economic Development, George E. Ekeha Jan 2014

Leadership And Difficult Decisions For Economic Development, George E. Ekeha

George E Ekeha

Many African countries are currently going through difficult time because challenges facing many of those economies. African economies like that of Ghana is going through some turbulence time at the moment with challenges such as price hikes, corruption and increases in the standard of living. It is therefore very important for the leaders to take very important but difficult decisions that will eventually change the future of the economy. Though some of those decisions might have a serious effects on life in the immediate times, they have a long term benefit on the total economic development. It is therefore important ...


The Impact Of Western Education On Corruption In Africa, George E. Ekeha Jan 2014

The Impact Of Western Education On Corruption In Africa, George E. Ekeha

George E Ekeha

The leadership of African Governance is mostly dominated by the educated few who had the Western type of education. Their responsibility to the people however, is flawed by serious corrupt practices. Many therefore wonder whether the corrupt practices in African governance system is as a result of those in leadership position had Western Education. Before the advent of Western Education, African leaders are known to be very responsible and accountable to their people and their fear of the gods resulted in them being very honest of their stewardship. So the very important questions one want to ask is whether the ...


Future Leadership Paradigms Your Choice, Derek J. Ambrose Dr Jan 2014

Future Leadership Paradigms Your Choice, Derek J. Ambrose Dr

Derek J Ambrose Dr

Leaders with new skill sets, or those working from paradigms which conflict with that of the organisation into which they have been recruited, will encounter significant frustration and constraints resulting in ineffective leadership, and a significant shortfall in outcomes.


Government Accountability And Legislative Oversight, Riccardo Pelizzo Nov 2013

Government Accountability And Legislative Oversight, Riccardo Pelizzo

riccardo pelizzo

No abstract provided.


The Four C'S (Curriculum Guidelines, Courses, Competencies And Capacities) To Educating And Training Nonprofit Leaders, Garland S. Doyle Jul 2013

The Four C'S (Curriculum Guidelines, Courses, Competencies And Capacities) To Educating And Training Nonprofit Leaders, Garland S. Doyle

Garland Doyle

The standards from the three national organizations that have developed curriculum guidelines, professional competencies or accreditation standards are compared to the literature on the knowledge and skills needed to be a nonprofit leader. The standards are applied to the four core nonprofit capacities from Connolly and York (2003) to develop a conceptual framework to evaluate a nonprofit management graduate program.

The framework is tested using curriculum mapping to see how curriculum instruction is aligning with professional competencies to develop the skills and capacities of program graduates. The findings from the mapping illustrate the strengths, weaknesses and gaps in the program ...


Oversight Effectiveness And Political Will: Some Lessons From West Africa, Riccardo Pelizzo Jan 2013

Oversight Effectiveness And Political Will: Some Lessons From West Africa, Riccardo Pelizzo

riccardo pelizzo

The effectiveness with which legislatures perform their oversight function depends on terms of reference (mandate), resources (human, technical and financial) and above all political will. Quantitative analyses and in depth case studies confirm this very important lesson.


Individual And Community Level Determinants Of Public Attitudes Toward Nonprofit Organizations, Lindsey Mcdougle, Marcus Lam Jan 2013

Individual And Community Level Determinants Of Public Attitudes Toward Nonprofit Organizations, Lindsey Mcdougle, Marcus Lam

Lindsey McDougle

It is often suggested that nonprofit organizations positively impact our local communities. Studies, however, have consistently shown that the distribution of these organizations varies considerably from one community to the next. These differences have led some scholars to begin raising serious concern about the degree of “charitable equity” across communities. Thus, the purpose of this study was to explore how the makeup of a community’s nonprofit sector affects the views of those who potentially depend on nonprofit services. Specifically, using data from a countywide survey of public attitudes toward nonprofits in southern California (n = 1,002), we examined whether ...


Κύπρος Και Εξωτερική Πολιτική: Κεφαλαιοποιώντας Την Περιφερειοποίηση Του Διεθνούς Συστήματος [Cyprus And Foreign Policy: Capitalizing The Regionalization Of The International System], Zenonas Tziarras Jan 2013

Κύπρος Και Εξωτερική Πολιτική: Κεφαλαιοποιώντας Την Περιφερειοποίηση Του Διεθνούς Συστήματος [Cyprus And Foreign Policy: Capitalizing The Regionalization Of The International System], Zenonas Tziarras

Zenonas Tziarras

No abstract provided.


The Cost Of Not Being A Transformational Leader Jan 2012

The Cost Of Not Being A Transformational Leader

Derek J Ambrose Dr

Has your Chief Executive Officer weighed up the cost of his/her missed opportunities of not implementing the transformational leadership style?


The Challenges Of Electoral Process Institutions Of The Zanzibar And Union Elections Of 1995, 2000 And 2005: Anything New With The Election Expenses Act, 2010?, Conrad John Masabo Mr. Dec 2011

The Challenges Of Electoral Process Institutions Of The Zanzibar And Union Elections Of 1995, 2000 And 2005: Anything New With The Election Expenses Act, 2010?, Conrad John Masabo Mr.

Conrad John Masabo Mr.

Though it is true that elections alone do not guarantee proper functioning of democracies, they are the most convenient means of effecting orderly political successions of office bearers. But for elections to become credible instruments to political succession its adherence to the rules of the game as well as procedures which had been agreed upon by players themselves. In that regard the constitutional and legal framework governing the electoral processes have been always central and among the fundamental issues during elections. They thus constitute most important decrees in setting conditions under which elections are conducted in a country. This paper ...


The Father Of Triz- As We Know Him- A Short Biography Of Genrich Altshuller, Umakant Mishra Jan 2006

The Father Of Triz- As We Know Him- A Short Biography Of Genrich Altshuller, Umakant Mishra

Umakant Mishra

The life of Genrich Altshuller, the father of TRIZ as we know him, is an inspiration to all TRIZ lovers. His startup as a patent clerk, extreme struggles in the prisons of Gulag, and great inventions on TRIZ are interesting to anybody who likes to know about the great soul.


Hobbesian Men, Gilliganian Women, And Confucian Asians, Hong Xiao, Chenyang Li Jan 2005

Hobbesian Men, Gilliganian Women, And Confucian Asians, Hong Xiao, Chenyang Li

Hong Xiao

No abstract provided.