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International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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ISSN 2277-8616

The Relationship Between Strategic Management And Leadership: A Critical Literature Review

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Hassan R. H. Elkhdr



Strategic Management, Leadership, Leadership's Theories and Styles.



In these days, organizations always need a good strategic management and skilful leader to be able to achieve their goals. Both Strategic Management and leadership are two different words having their own meanings, and are working together but it seems to different way. A skilful Leader follows his own rules, however strategic management always look after for organization low and policy. The main purpose of this paper is to examine the strategic management and leadership with focuses on the relationship between them. The article is consists of five parts; first part an introduction, second part present a review about definition of management and its functions then strategic management, third part Leadership has been discussed within a multidimensional structure comprising, definition, Meaning, Theories, Styles, fourth part explain relationship between the strategic management, Leadership and the impact of them on strategic decisions, finally, Finally, the conclusion.



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