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ThinkMind // International Journal On Advances in Life Sciences, volume 1, number 4, 2009 // View article lifsci_v1_n4_2009_3


A Knowledge Founded Model Embracing Leadership Change within Virtual Work Environments

Authors:
Michael Charles Hitson

Keywords: leadership, virtual, memetics, project management model

Abstract:
This document posits an approach for leaders to gain advantage through knowledge facilitation within virtual work environments and presents a leadership model, the Knowledge Founded Virtual Self-Management Model (KFVSM). The model addresses the leadership of virtual teams as selfmanagement founded, to operate within a soft systems structure, and oftentimes are project based. A proactive leadership structure incorporating environmental scanning founded on a dynamic fulcrum provides the superstructure of the model. The model was developed in reaction to increasing virtual work environments incorporating high levels of information technology within dynamic markets demanding quick change and the broad application of a project perspective to organizational endeavors. The model operates from a knowledge facilitation platitude and incorporates some considerations such as crowdsourcing, Software-as-a-Service, etc. Multiple contextual factors from the organization and follower perspective are incorporated along with information on technology advances facilitating social networking. The model is meant to propagate organization paradigm shifts rather than just providing a method to react to them. Lastly, the KFVSM embraces leadership learning, change, and growth and views leadership as a skill to be developed over time and in reaction to change, knowledge, and need.

Pages: 134 to 142

Copyright: Copyright (c) to authors, 2009. Used with permission.

Publication date: March 17, 2010

Published in: journal

ISSN: 1942-2660

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