Participative Leadership in Unfreezing Employees for Change

Authors

  • Coletha C. Ngirwaa
  • Cleo A. Ngirwa

Abstract

 The article explains the importance of participative leadership in creating employees’ readiness for change. Leaders are capable of creating a positive perceptions and effective change initiatives to their employees. Through theoretical model, this article offers understanding of four leadership skills in unfreezing university employees for change. Some technique used to motivate change include effective communication, total involvement of employees in planning and decision making, building teams and analysis of university capabilities.  

Author Biographies

Coletha C. Ngirwaa

The Open University of Tanzania, Faculty of Education

Cleo A. Ngirwa

Tumaini University: Iringa University College

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Published

2012-06-04