Original Research

Leadership Competencies In A Manufacturing Environment

S. M. Mollo, K. Stanz, T. Groenewald
SA Journal of Human Resource Management | Vol 3, No 1 | a56 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/sajhrm.v3i1.56 | © 2005 S. M. Mollo, K. Stanz, T. Groenewald | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 05 November 2005 | Published: 05 November 2005

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S. M. Mollo, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
K. Stanz, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
T. Groenewald, University of Johannesburg, South Africa

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Against the backdrop of a literature review on leadership approaches, models and theories, the aim of this study was the identification of shortcomings regarding leadership competencies within a particular manufacturer. Semistructured interviewing was used within a grounded theory research design. A stratified random sample of participants contributed to the study. Opposing perspectives about several themes emerged from the data such as, vision direction, communication channels, growth, rewarding performance, leadership-role, and change problems. Seminars and workshops towards improvement of competencies are recommended.


Leadership competencies; manufacturing environment


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