Culture and leadership, across the world: The GLOBE Book of In-Depth Studies of 25 Societies

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Jagdeep Singh Chhokar, Felix C. Brodbeck, Robert J. House
Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2007 - 1162 halaman

Culture and Leadership Across the World: The GLOBE Book of In-Depth Studies of 25 Societies is the second major publication of GLOBE (Global Leadership and Organizational Behavior Effectiveness), a groundbreaking, large-scale project on international management research featuring contributions from nearly 18,000 middle managers from 1,000 organizations in 62 countries, perhaps the largest project of its kind ever undertaken. This volume effectively presents a complex collection of global research addressing the culture of particular countries, leadership qualities within those countries, and recommendations on how managers should conduct business in countries other than their own.


A massive effort with a cross-cultural focus and broad international appeal, this book explores:



  • how leadership is conceptualized and enacted in its cultural milieu;

  • quantitative data including middle manager questionnaires, unobtrusive measurement, and participant observation data;

  • qualitative research from interviews, focus groups, and media analyses; and

  • theoretical and methodological pitfalls that arise in the effort to develop universal management theories.

This book is a coherent and well-organized presentation of the findings of the GLOBE Project and will appeal to scholars in leadership, management, international business, cultural studies; and also to practicing managers.

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Robert J. House received his Ph.D. degree in Management from the Ohio State University, June 1960. He was appointed the Joseph Frank Bernstein Professor Endowed Chair of Organization Studies at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1988. He has published 130 journal articles. In total, his articles have been reprinted in approximately 50 anthologies of readings in Management and Organizational Behavior

House received the Award for Distinguished Scholarly Contribution to Management, and four awards for outstanding publications. The awards were conferred by the Academy of Management and the Canadian Association of Administrative Sciences. He has also authored two papers which are Scientific Citations Classics.

He is a Fellow of the Academy of Management, American Psychological Association, and Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology. He has served as chairperson of the Academy of Management Division of Organizational Behavior between (1972-73) and President of the Administrative Science Association of Canada (1985-86).

House was the Principle Investigator of the Global Leadership And Organizational Behavior Effectiveness Research Program (GLOBE) from 1993 through 2003. In this capacity he has visited universities in 38 countries during this period of time. He has also been a visiting scholar or visiting professor at 14 universities, most of which are in Europe or Asia.

Houses major research interests are the role of personality traits and motives as they relate to effective leadership and organizational performance, power and personality in organizations, leadership, and the implications of cross-cultural variation for effective leadership and organizational performance.

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