African Journal of
Business Management

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Bus. Manage.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1993-8233
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJBM
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 4056

Article in Press

Leadership and management strategic change: A conceptual framework

Hana Arrfou, M.* and Al-Edeinat, M.

  •  Received: 27 January 2015
  •  Accepted: 03 March 2016
In an environment of continuous evolution, change becomes a condition for survival. Aware of this need for change, this paper discussed the role of strategic leadership in strategic change, in addition to address how strategic leaders should work to lead the organization on strategic estates, to achieve organizational objectives by generating vision and empowering organization systems, where strategic leaders stand out from their followers by having exceptional characteristic that support them to play a significant role on strategic change process, the effect and effectiveness of leadership in strategic change, the effective of transformational leadership on subsidiary job satisfaction remain depending on subordinate locating. This paper will explore all these contents by proofing and supporting it with Facebook and Google, as an example of organizations that follow success and careful steps in adopting and transforming strategic leadership as a step to strategic change. The finding of this paper emphasizes that the leaders, change negotiators and implementers have a vibrant role of expressing the strategic change.

Keywords: Management strategic change, leadership, effectiveness of leadership.