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'Cross cultural leadership' by John Frost and Mark Walker (2007), who identified a business problem to address.

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This article, Cross cultural leadership, is by John Frost and Mark Walker (2007), who identified a business problem to address.

The business problem identified is that today's managers need to lead and motivate teams with very different cultural backgrounds and values, but many are not prepared (Frost & Walker, 2007). The purpose of this article is to address this problem. Specifically, the authors explain how to effectively lead and motivate teams with very different cultural backgrounds (Frost & Walker, 2007).

The authors draw on various sources as evidence to help explain what managers and leaders need to do (Frost & Walker, 2007) and provide tips as a coaching tool for effective global leadership.

First, based the findings of a global project, leaders need to understand that some leadership attributes are seen as universally positive or universally negative, and may be interpreted differently according to the cultural frame of reference. However, that many core leadership attributes are transferable to all cultures in the world (for example, honesty, trustworthiness, decisiveness, intelligence, positivity, being a good communicator). Leaders are encouraged to develop and apply these in all leadership roles. As well, leaders need to avoid certain attributes such as ruthlessness, irritability, egocentricity and a dictatorial approach, which reduces leadership effectiveness ...

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