Investigating leadership barriers in South-East Asia

Prideaux, Murray (2013) Investigating leadership barriers in South-East Asia. In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Managing the Asian Century. pp. 111-118. From: ICMAC 2013: International Conference on Managing the Asian Century, 11-13 July 2013, Singapore.

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This paper explores barriers impacting on leadership in Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand. The rise of the Asian Century is bringing global implications which are driven by leadership. However, what leadership is remains unclear and appears to be many things to many people. The unique contexts of Asia are not adequately explained by the 'Western' centric positivist psychological and social-psychological frames of the extant literature. This study brings a 'macro' country perspective within the emerging 'Worldly' view to investigate leadership through local practice and indigenous notions. Our results suggest that understanding barriers specific to country is important to develop robust leadership practice in the wider Asian context.

Item ID: 31892
Item Type: Conference Item (Research - E1)
ISBN: 978-981-4560-61-0
Keywords: leadership, barriers, South-East Asia
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Date Deposited: 07 May 2014 04:29
FoR Codes: 15 COMMERCE, MANAGEMENT, TOURISM AND SERVICES > 1503 Business and Management > 150312 Organisational Planning and Management @ 100%
SEO Codes: 91 ECONOMIC FRAMEWORK > 9104 Management and Productivity > 910402 Management @ 100%
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