The paper 'Jack Ma Leadership and Performance" is a perfect example of a management literature review. Leadership skills are progressive and they are conveyed differently depending on the circumstances at hand. Different leaders display different leadership traits depending on the circumstances present in the work environment. The success of an organization greatly depends on the leadership models exhibited by the leaders of a company. Successful organizations are governed by leaders with good leadership traits. Examples of organizations that have been successful include Google, Alibaba, Microsoft, Toyota, IBM, and FedEx.
These organizations have been successful because of good leadership. This essay will examine the organizational leadership traits of Jack Ma the founder of Alibaba Company in China. It will begin by providing a brief history of Jack Ma as well as explain the different types of leadership that can be practiced by leaders in an organization. Additionally, the leadership role of Jack Ma will be evaluated. Through this evaluation, the paper is going to identify what type of leadership Jack Ma uses in the governance of Alibaba Company and its Human Resource.
Further, the paper will identify how Jack’ s leadership influences the organizational performance of Alibaba. Through this analysis, this essay will discuss the importance of leadership and communication styles as well as evaluate if Jack’ s leadership style is effective in managing Alibaba in a global environment. Consequently, the paper will conclude by providing a brief summary of the discussion. KEYWORDS: Organizational Leadership, Leadership Style, Organizational performance, Globalisation. Introduction Jack Ma is currently the Executive Chairman of Alibaba Company. He is the head founder of Alibaba Group Company that was founded in 1999 and has been the CEO of the Company for almost a decade until 2010 when he resigned and took the role of Executive Chairman (IACMR, 2013).
His main responsibilities while running the company have been on strategic and development management. Over the past years, Jack Ma has been keen on implementing business policies that shape the organizational business and human resource cultures. Since the creation of Alibaba Company, Jack Ma has led the company towards success by growing it from 18 people to over 4000 employees in China alone and 24, 000 people globally and 25 business units in e-commerce.
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