n Journal of Public Administration - Afrocentric versus Eurocentric leadership : towards an appropriate style for organizational effectiveness

Volume 42, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0036-0767



The article essentially explores two leadership styles, namely and . The Western or style of leadership places emphasis on the individualist ideology, whereas the African or style is collectivist in nature, underpinned by humanism - . The article examines the good practices and lessons in both the leadership styles, and proposes a suitable leadership style for organizational effectiveness.

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