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Communicating shared vision and leadership styles towards enhancing performance

Siti Nur Syahirah Mohd Adnan (Limkokwing University of Creative Technology, Cyberjaya, Malaysia)
Raju Valliappan (Limkokwing University of Creative Technology, Cyberjaya, Malaysia)

International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management

ISSN: 1741-0401

Article publication date: 20 March 2019

Abstract

Purpose

Communicating vision of science and technology to inform and educate the nation is absolutely a way to expand science and technology literacy and promote industry growth. The scientific and progressive society has become one of the important agendas in realizing Malaysia to become a developed country. In line with the country’s agenda, this study focuses to discuss the concept of scientific and progressive society as stated in 2020 Vision and also to identify the gaps and challenges of the science and technology policies. The purpose of this paper is to focus on the relations between shared vision attributes and the effect of leadership styles of leaders within science and technology industry.

Design/methodology/approach

The study discuses about conceptual framework to analyze different leadership styles through the lenses of qualitative textual analysis and theoretically linked to shared-vision theory, leadership theories and performance theories.

Findings

The study identify gaps and challenges of the science and technology policies in Malaysia and proposed the conceptual framework with questioning the notion of shared vision as a principle theories, leadership styles and performance, significant to further assess the assumptions.

Originality/value

The study and its proposed framework is based on the literature reviews that may enhance knowledge and may help in identifying gaps in the policies of the science and technology industry in Malaysia.

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Citation

Mohd Adnan, S.N.S. and Valliappan, R. (2019), "Communicating shared vision and leadership styles towards enhancing performance", International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, Vol. 68 No. 6, pp. 1042-1056. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJPPM-05-2018-0183

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Emerald Publishing Limited

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