The paper "Transformational Leadership and Its Relationship With Different Cultural Dimensions" is a great example of a management article. The article to be analysed is about transformational leadership and its relationship with different cultural dimensions (Ergeneli, A., Gohar, R and Termirbekova, Z 2007, Transformational leadership: Its relationship to culture value dimensions, International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 31, p. 703-724). The article was the work of three great authors and researchers in the field of management and who are Azize Ergeneli, Racheel Gohar and Zhanar Temirbekova from Hacettepe University, NUST Institute of Management Sciences and Al-Farabi Kazakh National University respectively.
The article was accepted by respective authorities and put into publication on 21st July 2007. The article is comprehensive and has discussed a number of areas that are related to transformational leadership including its aspects, culture and different dimensions that affect its value, and how culture relates to transformation leadership. This is an important aspect in contemporary society where leadership in global organizations is becoming very critical in ensuring enhanced performance under different cultural environments. This is because the article has taken a thorough analysis of the relationship that exists between transformational leadership and all its aspects which include challenging the transformational process, inspiring the shared vision, enabling other people to act, developing the way and encouraging the people.
This examination has been supported by the research carried out on Pakistan and Kazakh as well as Turkish students who were undertaking business courses. Section 2: Learning points in the article The article has presented various points that are important for learning both for the business students and business executives working in various organizations.
The key points for learning that have been raised in the article include: Transformational leadership with its aspects The article has provided a detailed overview of what transformational leadership is and it’ s various aspects.
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