Online from: 2011
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|Title:||Newly empowered: experiences of young leaders in Vietnam|
|Author(s):||Tran Thuy Trang (Manager at An Tu Company Limited, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam), Winai Wongsurawat (Assistant Professor at the Asian Institute of Technology, Pathumthani, Thailand)|
|Citation:||Tran Thuy Trang, Winai Wongsurawat, "Newly empowered: experiences of young leaders in Vietnam", Emerald Emerging Markets Case Studies Collection, (2011)|
|Keywords:||Gender, Influence, Leadership, Vietnam|
|Article type:||Case study|
|DOI:||10.1108/20450621111127700 (Permanent URL)|
|Publisher:||Emerald Group Publishing Limited|
|Acknowledgements:||Disclaimer. This case is written solely for educational purposes and is not intended to represent successful or unsuccessful managerial decision making. The author/s may have disguised names; financial and other recognizable information to protect confidentiality.|
Subject area – Leadership, psychology.
Study level/applicability – Organizational behavior, international business, gender and society at Undergraduate level.
Case overview – This short case describes a qualitative investigation on the dynamics of power between young business leaders and senior supervisees in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Views from both the supervisors and supervisees on current working relationships are presented.
Expected learning outcomes – After reading and discussing the case, participants are expected to be able to identify key concepts from organizational behavior theory, including stereotyping, leadership styles, and influence tactics. Participants should also become sensitized to gender roles and their influence on workplace behavior.
Supplementary materials – Teaching notes.
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