Practicing Legitimate Leadership in Territories of Interactions in Greenland

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Abstract

This chapter presents results from a project about leadership in Greenland. It discusses how leaders in Greenlandic organizations legitimize decisions in territories of interactions. The research focus on how Greenlandic leaders at times are challenged by the tight relationship in the small society but also how the tightness supports close and fruitful interactions where leaders qualify and legitimize decisions related to quality, business development, and future actions. The findings demonstrate how the leaders legitimize actions and decision in their local networks and how this relates to and develops their everyday practice.
Original languageDanish
Title of host publicationHandbook of Business Legitimacy
EditorsJacob Rendtorff
Number of pages17
Place of PublicationCham
PublisherSpringer
Publication date2020
Pages1479-1494
ISBN (Print)978-3-030-14621-4
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-030-14622-1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2020

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