Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Management, Leadership and Governance – ICMLG 2017
These Proceedings represent the work of contributors to the 13th European Conference on Management Leadership and Governance, ECMLG 2017, hosted this year by the Cass Business School, City, University of London on 11-12 December 2017. The Conference Chair is Dr Martin Rich. The conference will be opened with a keynote address by Dr Helen Rothberg from Marist College, Poughkeepsie, USA with a speech entitled Everything I Know about Leadership I Learned as a Bartender. On the second day the keynote will be delivered by Dr Amanda Goodall from City, University of London on the topic of Why we need core business experts as leaders. ECMLG is a well established platform for individuals to present their research findings, display their work in progress and discuss conceptual advances in many different branches of Management, Leadership and Governance. At the same time it provides an important opportunity for members of the community to come together with peers, share knowledge and exchange ideas. With an initial submission of 160 abstracts, after the double blind, peer review process there are 61 academic papers, 8 PhD Papers and 2 Work in Progress papers in these Conference Proceedings. These papers reflect the truly global nature of research in the area with contributions from, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Czech Republic, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Lithuania, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, South Africa, The Netherlands, UAE, UK and USA.