A New Leadership for a New Era

  1. Foncubierta-Rodríguez, María-José 1
  2. Ravina-Ripoll, Rafael 1
  3. Popescu, Cristina Raluca Gh. 2
  1. 1 University of Cádiz, Spain
  2. 2 University of Bucharest, Romania & The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania
Book:
Practice, Progress, and Proficiency in Sustainability

ISSN: 2330-3271 2330-328X

ISBN: 9781668451090

Year of publication: 2022

Pages: 1-35

Type: Book chapter

DOI: 10.4018/978-1-6684-5109-0.CH001 GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_openOpen access editor

Abstract

Organizations face their work in a rapidly changing environment, where globalization, technological advances, and the generation, management, and transfer of knowledge have become fundamental processes for competitiveness. This VUCA environment forces entities to readjust continuously. This implies attracting and retaining people with adequate and sufficient skills to work in this context and committing to management models based on leadership that contributes, as never before, to giving visibility, voice, participation, and well-being to its members. In the conviction, demonstrated by recent literature, the most satisfied collaborators are the most productive. This study is of an empirical, exploratory, and transversal nature, in which, firstly, the degree of conformity with individual capacities of the new leader is tested among personnel managers in organizations in the Bay of Algeciras Arch. Secondly, it is analyzed whether these opinions are related to specific socio-demographic characteristics of the respondents.

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