Vol. 1 No. 3 (2015): Journal of Leadership and Management
Articles

On Leadership Effectiveness. The Continual Quest for Meaning Certainty

Adam Szpaderski
Adam Szpaderski, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Management College of Management and Technical Sciences at Warsaw Management University, Poland e-mail: adam.szpaderski@wsm.warszawa.pl
Published June 24, 2015
How to Cite
Szpaderski, A. (2015). On Leadership Effectiveness. The Continual Quest for Meaning Certainty. Journal of Leadership and Management, 1(3). Retrieved from http://leadership.net.pl/JLM/article/view/55

Abstract

The Author suggests that with the help of theoretical intervention into leadership theory we may be able to apply (and develop) praxiology and metapraxiology to resolve some of the problems related to structural chaos of basic terminology. Paper focuses on implementing concept of praxiological efficiency to elaborate the meaning of the term leadership effectiveness in leadership field.

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