MUSINGS ON LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT: ANALYSIS OF CULTURALLY CONTEXTUALISED, SHARED AND RELATIONAL LEADERSHIP

Dr. Jaison Mammen

Abstract


The issues and challenges that the 21st leaders are facing is rapidly changing in the post-modern world; whereas, the approaches that we were using to nature them are continuing the same - outmoded and traditional. The microscopic developments that we are making in pattern of development of leadership are upheld and esteemed. The skills needed for leadership in this modern scenario have also changed considerably—more multifaceted and adaptive thinking and reasoning abilities are needed for multitasking. The pattern and approaches, which are being used to develop leaders have not changed substantially and positively. Most of the leaders are developed from personal experience, training, and mentoring. But these leaders are not while developing comprehensive enough or in the realistic ways to adjust to the challenges and demands of 21st century. The Challenge ahead is; how to develop into great minds and experts in leadership in a cultural context? The article narrates some vital ingredients to face the challenges of developing leaders in a cultural   context.

Keywords


Leadership Development; Challenges of Leadership; Contextualised Leadership Approach (CLA); Shared leadership; Relationship approach of Leadership

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