Essays on The Influence of Culture on the Leadership Behaviours of German Expatriate in Thailand Research Proposal

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The paper "The Influence of Culture on the Leadership Behaviours of German Expatriate in Thailand" is a great example of a management research proposal.   The possibility that organization leadership behaviour can to an extent be influenced by the cultural background of the leaders has been of great interest to many leadership theorists in the past. In recent times, the culture in which an organization is located (its context), has also raised interests in academic circles. It is important to understand how cultural predisposition affects leadership, since, organizations will always be as good as their leadership quality and effectiveness.

Because the management function is pivotal and supremely crucial in staff achievement and accomplishment in a company, staff achievement directly contributing to the realization of company goals and objectives, then management function is the key to the success of a company (Dunning 1992, pp. 56 – 68). The age of globalization has had a profound impact on organization management today (Bass 2007, pp. 130-139). Some companies have undertaken to enlarge their markets by penetrating or entering the regional or international markets (Dunning 1992, pp. 37).

This entrance by these companies into foreign markets often in faraway lands confirms that management function is quite central in any industry that intends to make a profit (Dunning 1992, pp. 56 – 68). However, the management function does not undermine other production, capital, or human resource investments. Individuals who venture into foreign countries to work or ply their skills encounter a multitude of difficulties that might make or destroy them in their new environs in those foreign countries they go to (Bass 2007, pp. 130-139). One country that is very entrepreneurial and has through its government encouraged foreign investors is Thailand (Edwards, Edwards and Muthaly 2005, pp.

98). In recent past Thailand has been embroiled in political turmoil, with the political landscape being marred by coups and poll-related violence. These political upheavals have however not compelled the Thai political leadership to shut out investors from the country. Expatriate business leaders must maneuver past these obstacles in order to achieve their company goals and targets (Bass 2007, pp. 130-139).


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