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The 5th International Conference on Management, Leadership and Governance

Hosted by: Wits Business School Parktown,
Johannesburg, South Africa
16 - 17 March 2016

Purchase Proceedings

The Electronic Proceedings from ICMLG 2017 are included in your registration and are available to download for conference participants.  They are also available to purchase in 2 difference formats.

  • PDF Download - £50
  • Printed Version - £70 plus Postage and Packaging

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The Winners at ICMLG 2017 Johannesburg, South Africa

Best PhD Paper

1st place
R&D Investment under the Influence of Board Characteristics and Performance Feedback

Lenka Janošová and Michal Jirásek, Masaryk University, Czech Republic



2nd Place

A case of Entrepreneurial Learning Patterns of Women with Hearing Impairments in Uganda
Fiona Mulira and Zanele Ndaba, Wits Business School, South Africa

Poster Winner

Developing Future Leaders for Public Service: Through the Cultural Lens
Paulette Toppin, Coventry University, UK

Masters Winner

1st place
Networks and Career Progression for Black Women in the South African Public Sector
Masape Senoamadi and Zanele Ndaba, Wits Business School, South Africa

Conference Chairs

Conference Chairs: Dr Thabang Mokoaleli-Mokoteli and Dr Zanele Ndaba, Wits Business School (WBS), University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa.

Key Note Speakers:

Adam Habib
Management of Higher Learning Institutions in Emerging Markets

Mervyn King
Corporate Governance in South Africa: The Purpose of King 4
Corporate Governance in South Africa: The Purpose of King 4

A Message of Thanks

We extend our thanks to all participants at the conference, both presenters and attendees and gratefully acknowledge the support of the Wits Business School Parktown, Johannesburg, South Africa and the assistance provided by the Conference and Programme Co-chairs and keynote speakers. The stream and mini track chairs are to be applauded for their efforts in ensuring that timekeeping requirements were respected by all participants and the chair and discussants of the PhD Colloquium are thanked for their invaluable contribution to this important part of the conference.

Finally, we value and unreservedly acknowledge the essential role performed by the executive and programme committees in respect of the double blind review process.

We trust that that overall the conference exceeded your expectations; we welcome your feedback

ICMLG 2016 St. Petersburg, Russia

Best PhD Papers

Leadership Styles of Chinese Expats in the Netherlands
Li Lin, Utrecht University, The Netherlands

Governance as a Key Factor for Ensuring the Sustainability of Outsourcing Models
Alexandra Sarbu, Ruxandra Mateescu, Melanie Buchmüller and Vanessa Just, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Germany

Best Poster

Corporate Governance and Entrepreneurial Orientation Influence on SME'S Performance: The Moderating Affect of Stakeholders' Influence.
Kumar Chelliah Mahendra  and Ummu Kolsome Farouk, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia.

ICMLG 2015 Auckland, New Zealand

Best PhD Papers

Why Culture Matters to Leadership, Motivation, and Willing Organizational Commitment?
Leila Afshari, RMIT University, Melbourne,Australia

Leadership for Sustainability Through Support and Sponsorship Related Innovative Initiatives
Gregor Weber, Bucharest University of Economic Studies,  Romania & Renervis-Consulting, Breunigweiler, Germany

Best Posters

Entrepreneurial Growth: An empirical approach towards the scalability of business models
Jacques Hefti, University of Applied Sciences,Switzerland and University of Strathclyde, UK

CPD and Organizational Performance via Strategic HRD and KM Interventions
Fadilah Puteh,  University of Nottingham in Malaysia