International Transaction Journal of Engineering, Management, & Applied Sciences & Technologies


:: International Transaction Journal of Engineering, Management, & Applied Sciences & Technologies

ISSN 2228-9860
eISSN 1906-9642


Vol.11(16) (2020)

  • Leadership and Organizational Change Management in Unpredictable Situations in Responding to Covid-19 Pandemic

    Maqsood Hussain Junnaid, Mohammad Saleh Miralam , Vikram Jeet(Department of Business Administration, College of Business, University of Jeddah, Jeddah, SAUDI ARABIA).

    Disciplinary: Management Sciences.

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    DOI: 10.14456/ITJEMAST.2020.322

    Keywords: Change management; Leadership style; Leadership strategy; Global pandemic; Resilient leader; Unpredictable environment, High-Performance Working (HPW).

    Leadership plays an important role in accepting changes and challenges so that company can attain predetermined goals or objectives in a more effective manner, especially in unpredicted global pandemics situations. This report highlights the importance of effective leadership and people management in the transformation of an organization. It describes the workforce as the source of competitive advantages and as a contributor to achieving a high level of performance and purposes even in the worst pandemic situations. It also defined various strategies that are required to retain and develop employers' brands and explain how strategies can enhance the employees' commitment and engagement within the organization. The theories and concepts also consider this for dealing with several changes. It concludes that leadership is an important resource of the business organization, in the implementation of changes forces by the external environment. To meet the aspirations of the organization, resilient leadership strategies would be a useful tool in the worse business environments.

    Paper ID: 11A16M

    Cite this article:

    Junnaid, M. H., Miralam , M. S., Jeet, V. (2020). Leadership and Organizational Change Management in Unpredictable Situations in Responding to Covid-19 Pandemic. International Transaction Journal of Engineering, Management, & Applied Sciences & Technologies, 11(16), 11A16M, 1-12.


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