Southern Asia Leadership Profile

In Southern Asia effective leadership is as especially collaborative, inspirational, sensitive to people's needs and concerned with status and face saving.

Culture clusters and desired leadership behaviours:

  • self-protective leadership
  • charismatic/value-based leadership
  • humane-oriented leadership
  • team-oriented leadership
  • autonomous leadership
  • participative leadership (Northouse, 2007, p.320).


Sirje Virkus, Tallinn University, 2009