However, team leadership compliments multicultural shared leadership which focuses on groups at the mid-and lower level employees (Gotsis & Grimani, 2016, p. 246-247). The above leadership styles show that an employer cannot successfully run a business implementing only one leadership style. Individuals are as diverse as grains of sand. This is particularly true of employees and especially management. Dr. Fischer points out in his presentation “we should delight in diversity because each human being and cultural group reflects God’s glory and unique way” (Fischer, 2019, slide 5). Since management has a direct
DB 4 REPLY 3 effect on employees, it is crucial that each person in management finds his or her leadership style that will enhance employee’s attitude and productivity. In doing so, it can generate a diverse workforce become more cohesive. The bible teaches us in Proverbs 27:23, “ Be sure you know the condition of your flocks, give careful attention to your herds” (NIV Bible).
DB 4 REPLY 4 References Adserias, R. P., Charleston, L. J. & Jackson, J. F. L. (2017). What style of leadership is best suited to direct organizational change to fuel institutional diversity in higher education? Race Ethnicity and Education , 20(3), 315-331. Gotsis, G. & Grimani,K. (2016). Diversity as an aspect of effective leadership: Integrating and moving forward. Leadership & Organization Development Journal , 37(2), 241-264. Fischer, K. (2019). BMAL 560 The people side of business: Managing a diverse workforce.
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