Organization Transformation - What matters most is the Leader's Actions

Thomas Ooi Wei Min; Santhapparaj, A. Solucis
August 2011
International Journal of Emerging Sciences;Sep2011, Vol. 1 Issue 3, p211
Academic Journal
Leader's action, the utmost important factor of a transformation success beyond what the world has put upon leadership. Transformation process is an action packed process. Leader in actions are leader that is result oriented. They are not the type that put up nice picture and vision but unable to make Red Sea parted and lead the people to cross the Red Sea on foot. By merely looking at the leadership traits, there will be a lot of highly qualified personnel available to lead an organization in good time. However, during the turbulence, only the leaders that are action oriented are capable to fight the ups and downs in the organization. The paper used various theories from Maslow hierarchy of needs, learning organization as well as the Holy Bible to explain the result found in quantitative research.


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