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Digital Leadership Competencies in the Malaysian Context: A Study in Manager Levels

maruthuvellu, Sree Gayithri, Salamzadeh, Yashar and Richardson, Christopher (2022) Digital Leadership Competencies in the Malaysian Context: A Study in Manager Levels. In: Handbook of Research on Developing Circular, Digital, and Green Economies in Asia. IGI Global, pp. 13-41.

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The purpose of this chapter is to investigate the most important digital leadership competencies for managers in Malaysia and to develop the profile of digital leadership competencies among managers in Malaysia. This study adopted quantitative research method and cross-sectional study. In order to provide a better understanding of the digital leadership competencies in Malaysia, the researcher uses exploratory factor analysis and fuzzy topsis method in interpreting results. The importance of each dimension was determined and compared with current performance. Hence, importance-performance charts were provided to elaborate the research results. This study will inspire managers to embrace change and to develop new competencies needed in order to guide their organizations into the uncertain future of the digital age. This study being the first in its kind will extend the knowledge of digital leadership competencies particularly in Malaysian context. Further, it enhances the literature by provided empirical evidence on the importance and how to develop the profile among managers.

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Depositing User: Yashar Salamzadeh


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Date Deposited: 06 Oct 2022 09:56
Last Modified: 06 Oct 2022 09:56


Author: Yashar Salamzadeh ORCID iD
Author: Sree Gayithri maruthuvellu
Author: Christopher Richardson

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Faculty of Business, Law and Tourism > School of Business


Business and Management > Accounting and Finance
Business and Management > Business and Management
Business and Management > Management (general)

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