Proceedings of The World Conference on Management, Business and Economics
The Leadership Skills That Influence Performance in an Organizational Context
Konstantinos Nikolaou, M Sc and Dr. Evangelia Markaki
The following study is an exploratory research regarding the leadership characteristics that may work as prerequisites for a high job performance. The study was conducted as a dissertation for the completion of the Master’s studies program in Business Administration on a global context, as offered by Mediterranean College in partnership with University of Derby. The aim of the study was to further research, which are the leadership characteristics that work as prerequisites for a high job performance and it was approached through relevant literature review and an electronic quantitative survey. The findings were used for a proposal of contemporary solutions regarding the effectiveness of modern leadership characteristics in changing the inner cultures of businesses and organizations, in order to keep them up resilient in harsh periods.
Keywords: Leadership; Performance; Resilience; Change management.