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Anneke Zwart
Student (University), Netherlands
The importance of employees being committed to change cannot be underestimated nowadays, since more and more organizations are operating in a dynamic environment, both internally and externally. How should leaders behave so as to maximize commitment to change? What type of leadership meets the conditions for maximized commitment to change? According to Kool and Van Dierendonck (2012), followers are most likely to be committed to change if leaders consider the feelings of the followers and are clear about the tasks to be done at the same time. In other words, followers are most likely to be committed to change if leaders act in both a people and task oriented way. Because servant leaders combine attention to the desires of their followers with being clear about the tasks of these followers, this leadership style is very effective. Source: Kool, M. and D.V. Dierendonck (2012) “Servant Leadership and Commitment to Change, the Mediating Role of Justice and Optimism” Journal of (...) Read more? Sign up for free

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  Tan Poh Lip
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  Ologunebi Oludotun
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  nora a. ghaffar
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Commitment and Leadership, Ethic and Values

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  Gary Stead
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Team Commitment

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  Victor MAcGill
Student (University), New Zealand
 

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  AG Mariano
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Leadership Styles to Reduce Resistance

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  ANTONIO BARRANCO RUIZ
Director, Spain
 

Leadership Styles to Maximize Employee Commitment

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  Patricia Schwarber
Consultant, United States
 

Effective Leaders Plan for Change Imbalances

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  Doug Lundrigan
Management Consultant, United States
 

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  Henry J. Kupty
Partner, Brazil
 

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  Mwendwa Musyoka
 

Participative Style Reduces Resistance to Change

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  Rakshnya Stanislav
Teacher, Russian Federation
 

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  Askil
Analyst
 

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  Adonis Friday Adoyi
Business Consultant, Nigeria
 

Servant Leadership Effectiveness in the Context of Organizational Change

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  Bill Boynton
Teacher, United States
 

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