By Dayan Hava, Chan Kwok-bun (auth.)

This quantity explores the character of aura because it money owed for the good fortune of leaders. air of secrecy is deconstructed and illustrated during the "case reviews" of 3 influential leaders in Singapore. Cultural concerns are mentioned and management characteristics as a rule are explored.

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A common characteristic of all these approaches is that the researchers do not find the basic causes for any event or action within human control. These other external, nonpersonal causative factors are actually outside the control of the person’s choice or action and determine both the way he is and the way he acts. These approaches treat humans as programmed to choose and act in certain ways, predetermined by other (micro or macro) forces. Placing Leadership Analysis in the Dilemma of Freedom vs.

20 Structures often allow agents to do things they would not otherwise be able to do. Thus, dual structures are potentially mutable by the action of actors. Although structures shape people’s practices in varying degrees, it is also the people’s practices that constitute (and reproduce) structures. In this paradigm, human agency and structure, far from being opposed, in fact presuppose each other. ”21 It is here that we can see another connection to leadership studies: while most people are generally aware of the more constraining sides of structure, leaders, by contrast, are masters in spotting the enabling sides of the structure.

C. Schrag’s Existence and Freedom (1961). 5 In Existentialism and Humanism (1952). 4 30 3 Explaining Charisma: A Nondeterministic View receives them. Hence, to him, the human mind is capable of directing itself in different ways and selecting its objects of reference. It can be said to create its own experience, and thus experience is not just waiting (in a deterministic sense) to impinge itself on human consciousness. ”7 He is “condemned” because he did not create himself, yet in other respects, he is free because once thrown into the world—he is responsible for everything he does.

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