The Relationship between Ethical Leadership, Leadership Effectiveness and Organizational Performance: A Review of Literature in SMEs Context
European Business & Management
Volume 2, Issue 2, November 2016, Pages: 17-21
Received: Sep. 6, 2016; Accepted: Oct. 20, 2016; Published: Nov. 21, 2016
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Mitra Madanchian, Faculty of Business and Management, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Shah Alam, Malaysia
Norashikin Hussein, Faculty of Business and Management, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Shah Alam, Malaysia
Fauziah Noordin, Faculty of Business and Management, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Shah Alam, Malaysia
Hamed Taherdoost, Research and Development Department, Ahoora Ltd | Management Consultation Group, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Research and Development Department, Hamta Business Solution Sdn Bhd, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Nowadays, the purpose of any organizations is to survive and maintain its entity by improving their performance. Organizations must always increase their performance to be highly competitive in markets. Nowadays, ethical leadership and leadership effectiveness are two of the significant motivations for improving an organizational performance. Therefore, understanding the relationships between ethical leadership, leadership effectiveness and organizational performance is vital. For that reason, this article presents some significant literature review of ethical leadership, leadership effectiveness and organizational performance. Towards the end, the author discussed the relationship between those mentioned three variables.
Ethical Leadership, Leadership Effectiveness, Organizational Performance and SMEs
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Mitra Madanchian, Norashikin Hussein, Fauziah Noordin, Hamed Taherdoost, The Relationship between Ethical Leadership, Leadership Effectiveness and Organizational Performance: A Review of Literature in SMEs Context, European Business & Management. Vol. 2, No. 2, 2016, pp. 17-21. doi: 10.11648/j.ebm.20160202.11
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