Business and Management Research
Egypt, Culture, Leadership, GLOBE, Middle East
The purpose of this paper is to improve our understanding of the western conceptions of leadership in competition with emerging leadership paradigms in non-western societies. We examine the societal culture in Egypt using GLOBE’s nine cultural attributes and dimensions. Paired sample t-tests were used to test for differences in the Egyptian data that was collected. The data was collected from 142 Egyptian middle managers from 19 organizations from 2008 to 2011. It was compared to the data collected as part of the GLOBE research project. The results showed that Egyptians are most interested in reducing the power distance and increasing the future orientation aspects of their societal culture.
Elsaid, Eahab and Elsaid, Abdel Moneim. (2012). Culture and leadership: Comparing Egypt to the GLOBE study of 62 societies. Business and Management Research, 1 (2).