Contemporary Multicultural Orientations and Practices for Global Leadership

Contemporary Multicultural Orientations and Practices for Global Leadership

Sulaiman Olusegun Atiku (Namibia University of Science and Technology, Namibia)
Release Date: November, 2018|Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 323
ISBN13: 9781522562863|ISBN10: 1522562869|EISBN13: 9781522562870|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-6286-3


With the rise of the global economy, business operations and activities are no longer restricted by geographic territory. Therefore, development of diverse and adaptive leadership practices are necessary in order to succeed in a multicultural, complex, and often uncertain global environment.

Contemporary Multicultural Orientations and Practices for Global Leadership is an essential reference source that seeks to enhance multicultural competencies and leadership attributes of contemporary global leadership practice to better navigate global business environments. Featuring research on topics such as human resource strategies, social responsibility, and psychological capital, this book is ideally designed for managers, business leaders, and researchers seeking coverage on multicultural intelligence and its relation to leadership development and the success of organizations.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Business Environments
  • Cultural Orientations
  • Green Behavior
  • Human Resource Strategies
  • Monitoring Technology
  • Multinational Corporations
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Psychological Capital
  • Social Responsibility
  • Sustainable Leadership
  • Work-Life Balance

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Sulaiman Olusegun Atiku is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Management and Entrepreneurship discipline at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. He is a pragmatic researcher specialising on contemporary issues in Human Resource Management, Industrial Relations and Organisational Behaviour. He has 9 years’ experience in Higher Education. A native of Lagos, Sulaiman graduated from the University of KwaZulu-Natal with a PhD degree in Human Resource Management. The author acquired his Masters of Science degree in Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations at the Lagos State University, Nigeria. His Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree was also awarded at the Lagos State University in the field of Industrial Relations and Personnel Management. He has lectured several courses in his field home/abroad and published many scholarly articles in international journals, and edited book chapters. He is a member of the Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM), Certified Institute of Warehousing and Materials Management (CIWM), Institute of People Management (IPM) South Africa, and International Labour and Employment Relations Association (ILERA).