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Addressing operational complexities through re-inventing leadership style:A systemic leadership intervention

Ufua, Daniel E and Salau, Odunayo P and Ikpefan, Ochei Ailemen and Dirisu, Joy I, and Okoh, Emmanuel E (2020) Addressing operational complexities through re-inventing leadership style:A systemic leadership intervention. Heliyon, 6. pp. 1-8.

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This research investigates leadership practice in private organisations in Nigeria. It focuses on learning about theapplication of leadership styles to address operational complexities in organisations. The research is based on acase study of a commercial livestock farm in Nigeria using systemic intervention as the methodology. Datacollection tools, such as a workshop, semi-structured interviews, boundary setting and participant observation,were applied. Key leadership issues identified in the case study were addressed via the creation of an effectiveapproach from different leadership underpinnings. Part of thefindings is the difficulty in sustaining the imple-mentation of a particular leadership style(s) due to unstructured nature of complexities involved in the deter-mination of suitable leadership style at different stages of the research. The research wrapped up with thesuggestion for further research on systemic leadership intervention to consider exploring the public sector, as wellas the need to further review on the use of CATWOE in the research process, to avoid the occurrence of mar-ginalisation in its apllication.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: CATWOESystemic intervention Stakeholders/participants Complexity Leadership styles Social sciencesBusinessSustainable businessManagementBusiness managemen
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
H Social Sciences > HG Finance
Divisions: Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences > School of Social Sciences
Depositing User: Mrs Hannah Akinwumi
Date Deposited: 15 Jul 2020 09:44
Last Modified: 15 Jul 2020 09:44

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