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ECMLG 2009
5-6 November, Athens, Greece
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Proceedings of ECMLG 2009
The 5th European Conference on Management, Leadership and Governance
held at the ATExcelixi Training and Conference Centre, Athens, Greece
5-6 November 2009

 

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Paper Title

Author(s)

Page No.

Preface

 

vii

Executive Committee and Programme Committee

 

v

Biographies of Conference Chairs, Programme Chair, Keynote Speaker and Mini-track Chairs

 

vi

Biographies of contributing authors

 

vii

Corporate Social Responsibility and Reformed Global Governance - Solutions to the Financial Crisis?

Laura Afrasine and Ana-Maria Petrache
Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest, Romania

1

The Gender Perceptions of Salespersons by Buyers in South America

Richard Caldarola
Troy University, Atlanta, USA

10

Sustaining Innovation in the Global Corporation: the Role of Managers, Entrepreneurs and Leaders

Philip Dover1 and Udo Dierk2
1
Babson College, USA
2MEL-Institute, Germany

19

Corporate Governance Codes: are They Fresh or Trite?

Niculae Feleaga, Voicu Dragomir and Liliana Feleaga
The Academy of Economic Studies of Bucharest, Romania

30

Exploring Organizational and Board Relationships on the Athens Stock Exchange

Ioannis Gkliatis1, Dimitrios Georgakakis2, Vasilios Th. Zoumbos2, Wafi Al-Karaghouli1, May Seitanidi1 and Dimitrios Koufopoulos1
1
Brunel University, London, UK
2Gnosis Management Consultants, London, UK

38

Leader Fairness, Social Contract and Corporate Sustainability Performance

Henk Hadders¹ and Joost Miedema²
¹University of Groningen, The Netherlands
²Hanze University, Groningen, The Netherlands

46

Decision-Making Models and University Governance: Experience From Tunisian Public Higher Education Establishments

Islem Khefacha and Lotfi Belkacem
Institute of Higher Studies in Management, Sousse, Tunisia

53

I Understand "You": Leadership Preferences Within the Different Generations

Stephanie Kodatt
Northern State University/Our Lady of the Lake University, USA

61

EA and IT Governance − a Systemic Approach

Janne Korhonen, Kari Hiekkanen and Jouni Lähteenmäki
Helsinki University of Technology, Helsinki, Finland

66

Characteristics of Greek SMEs: Motivation for Business Ownership, Success Factors and Problems

Nicos Kourounakis1 and Marios Katsioloudes2
1Hellenic American University, Athens, Greece

2Greece

75

Gender Versus Women’s Management Competencies on the Example of Poland (a Research Results Survey)

Jolanta Kowal, Ewa Parka, Aleksandra Kwiatkowska and Krystyna Węgłowska-Rzepa
University of Wroclaw, Poland

84

Power Concentration and Corporate Governance in Greece

Themistokles Lazarides
Technological Institute of West Macedonia, Grevena, Greece

94

A Prescriptive Hybrid Model of Leadership: Complexity Leadership Theory and Authentic Leadership Theory

David Livingston and Jenna Lusin
The George Washington University, USA

102

Developing Managers for Leading Public and Nonprofit Organizations

Patrick Montana and Francis Petit
Fordham University, Graduate School of Business Administration, USA

110

How Critical is Leading Through Strategic Change?

Isaac Mostovicz1, Nada Kakabadse2 and Andrew Kakabadse3
1
Janus Thinking Ltd, Jerusalem, Israel
2The University of Northampton, UK
3Cranfield School of Management, UK

117

The Role of Governance in Leading Universities as the Thinking Base for Directing Societies

Fattah Nazem
Islamic Azad University, Iran

125

The Application of an Organic Model for Strategic Management to FOSS Migration Within the South African Public Sector

Bangani Ngeleza, Peter Mkhize and Sam Lubbe
University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa

133

Creation of a Curriculum map for Executives in the Not-For-Profit Arts Sector

Loretta O’Donnell
University of New South Wales, Australia

141

Corporate Governance in Romania. A Fragile Start

Lavinia Olimid1, and Mihaela Ionascu1, Luminita Popescu2 and Virgil Daniel Popescu2
1
Academia de Studii Economice Bucuresti, Romania
2Universitatea Craiova, Romania

151

The Role of Project Leadership in Achieving Effective Project Management

Vincent Ong, Diane Richardson, Yanqing Duan, Qile He and Brian Johnson
University of Bedfordshire, UK

157

Leadership and Decision-Making Between Local Authority and Health Board During De-Institutionalisation

Stavros Parlalis
Frederick University
Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus

164

Top Executive Compensation in Less Developed Capital Markets

Ivo Nuno Pereira and José Paulo Esperança
ISCTE – Business School, Lisbon, Portugal

172

Leadership Capabilities in the Context of International Joint Ventures

Jelena Petrovic
University of Wolverhampton Business School,
Telford, UK

181

A Relationship Between Propensity to Innovation and Risk Capital. An Empirical Analysis

Paola Pisana, Marco Pironti and Bernardo Bertoldi
Turin University, Italy

189

The Relationship of Mainstream Leadership Styles to Entrepreneurial Orientation

John Politis1 and Denis Politis2
1
Higher Colleges of Technology, United Arab Emirates
2Imperial College London, UK

202

Systems of Communication and Management in the Construction Industry

Samuel Quashie
Dubai Men’s College, Higher Colleges of Technology United Arab Emirates

212

An Analysis of Leadership Development Gaps for Arts Executives in the Not-For-Profit Sector

Carol Royal
University of New South Wales, Australia

222

Organisational Politics: the Shadow Side of Leadership

Geoff.Sheard1, Andreas Kakabadse2 and Nada Kakabadse3
1
Flakt Woods, Colchester, UK
2Cranfield School of Management, Cranfield, UK
3Northampton Business School, Northampton, UK

232

The Temporal Nature of Project Leadership: an Empirical Investigation

Gregory Skulmoski1 and Francis Hartman2
1
Zayed University, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
2University of Calgary, Canada

242

Developing Strategic Learning Capabilities Under Entrepreneurial Leadership: Lessons From a Knowledge-Intensive, Growth-Oriented Small Firm

Nicholas Theodorakopoulos1, Andrew Kakabadse2, Nada Kakabadse3 and Catarina Figueira2
1
Leicester Business School, UK
2Cranfield University, UK
3Northampton University, UK

250

Training Gen Xers for Hotel Management. What works?

Robert Thompson
Athabasca University, Alberta, Canada

259

Strategy as Discursive Construction in the Finnish Defence Forces

Jouni Westling, Marko Laaksonen and Aki Huhtinen
National Defence University, Helsinki, Finland

267

Co-Creating Public Service Leadership Development in a new era of Collaboration

Rob Worrall
National School of Government, UK
Anglian Ruskin University, UK

274

 

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