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January 22, 2021

The African continent is experiencing a significant economic development characterised by many challenges as its emerging 21st-century leadership is finding its own path. Forceful and often uneven integration into the global economic system causes many of the issues that many African nations face. The leadership gaps, gender inequality, bias and multigenerational workforce coupled with inherent […]

January 20, 2021

This paper sets the stage for an unlikely exploratory analysis comparing business and business school think tanks focused on group development and community building. The paper is based on a recent study of a virtual faculty think tank implemented in the business school of a large online university. Notably, the business school think tank is […]

January 20, 2021

Leveraging Perception Leads to Leader’s Effectiveness “All of them complained? Impossible! I am an excellent leader.” Years ago, these very words were uttered by a middle-level manager whose entire team went to the higher-ups to complain about him due to his tendency to demotivate his employees, act in bullying and belligerent manner, utterly lacking understanding […]

January 20, 2021

Three studies on conflict resolution, conflict management & conflict handling Published in Springer’s Quality and Quantity Journal Chang, LC., Zelihic, M. Critical factors associated with relationship conflicts and group atmosphere among Taiwanese adolescents. Qual Quant 48, 3415–3432 (2014). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11135-013-9964-8 Click to read the article: Critical Factors Associated with Relationship Conflicts and Group Atmosphere among Taiwanese Adolescents & Two […]

January 20, 2021

This study aims to explore how U.S. immigrant employees view their journey to biculturalism through employment. The literature does acknowledge that some immigrants may be innately resistant to biculturalism due to strongly being culturally independent; therefore, this research also investigates how being culturally independent within the U.S. workforce affects such individuals’ employment experiences and satisfaction. […]

October 16, 2019

Avoiding Complacency at the Highest Level of Global Competition February 5, 2018 in Business https://www.ashford.edu/online-degrees/business/avoiding-complacency-at-the-highest-level-of-global-competition AddThis Sharing Buttons Share to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddthis Maja Zelihic, PhD, program chair for the Master of Arts in Organizational Management, provides an analysis of a global business arena with some of the most powerful players emerging as creative powerhouses and […]

October 16, 2019

Dr. Maja Zelihic first discussed global competition in the current marketplace, focusing on the rise of global business and US company Amazon competing with Chinese tech giant Alibaba. Now, she turns her focus to what we might expect to happen in the future for these business behemoths. Is Chinese Momentum Going to Continue? Lingling Wei […]