The knowledge economy era brings new requirements and challenges to leaders,making the utility values of traditional leadership theories restricted to some extent.Various leadership theories emerge in an endless stream.Among them,knowledge leadership is a new leadership theory which receives concerns in recent years and conforms to the requirements of the era.Knowledge leadership refers to leaders who inspire members of the organization to share knowledge and keep learning,and further create a positive learning atmosphere in the organizations by playing the role of learning model and exerting knowledge ma-nagement,based on his own knowledge accomplishment and learning ability,so as to enhance the competitiveness of organizations and achieve the sharing vision.Knowledge leadership can effectively manage knowledge activities of organizations and improve organizational performance and innovation capabilities.This paper reviews current related research and points out future research directions.
A Literature Review of Knowledge Leadership and Prospects
Foreign Economics & Management Vol. 38, Issue 01, pp. 54 - 64 (2016) DOI:10.16538/j.cnki.fem.2016.01.005
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Liu Jiangqin, Ye Maolin, Peng Jian. A Literature Review of Knowledge Leadership and Prospects[J]. Foreign Economics & Management, 2016, 38(1): 54–64.