We are all Leaders!

I have heard this platitude, and numerous others, bandied about the workplace in half-hearted attempts to motivate people and raise morale. As I have acknowledged already, management and leadership are easily confused with one another. In this essay I will explore some of these misunderstandings. Merriam-Webster (n.d.) defines leader as “a person exercising authority or …

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Management

I have written a little on leadership. It is difficult to continue a discussion of leadership without mentioning its close relation, management. Because there is great overlap in the activities of these disciplines they are often, erroneously, used interchangeably. In a sense they are twins constantly being mistaken for each other as they try to …

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Abstract

My interests as an academic are in structural violence and social capital, particularly community social capital. Put plainly, structural violence is officially and/or socially encouraged rules and practices that guarantee different outcomes for different populations. Social capital is a measure of what an individual can achieve through their network of social relationships. Community social capital …

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