The Influence of Leadership Style on Strategic Decision in Response to Organizational Change

Authors

  • Nazirah Aziz Faculty of Accountancy, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Puncak Alam, Malaysia.
  • Tuan Zainun Tuan Mat Faculty of Accountancy, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Puncak Alam, Malaysia.
  • Zairul Nurshazana Zainuddin Faculty of Accountancy, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Puncak Alam, Malaysia.
  • Anrusha Bhana Durban University of Technology, South Africa

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21834/ebpj.v6i17.2849

Keywords:

Leadership styles, Strategic decision, Small Medium Enterprise, Organizational change.

Abstract

With the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, businesses have to take extensive change initiatives to stay competitive in the market. This paper addresses the significant role of the leaders in making strategic decisions to ensure business sustainability. This paper explores the influence of leadership styles on strategic decisions by reviewing past literature that discusses the relationship between various leadership styles and strategic decisions. The findings of this study will enhance the strategic decisions by identifying the prominent leadership style practiced by SMEs in facing change necessitated by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Keywords: Leadership styles; Strategic decision; Small Medium Enterprise; Organizational change.

eISSN: 2398-4287© 2021. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA cE-Bs by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/). Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians/Africans/Arabians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.

Published

2021-08-15

How to Cite

Aziz, N., Tuan Mat, T. Z., Zainuddin, Z. N., & Bhana, A. . (2021). The Influence of Leadership Style on Strategic Decision in Response to Organizational Change. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 6(17), 33-38. https://doi.org/10.21834/ebpj.v6i17.2849

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