CROSS-CULTURAL LEADERSHIP: A SYSTEMATIC LITERATURE REVIEW
Nandeesh N S
Research Scholar, School of Management, Presidency University, Itgalpura, Yelahanka, Bangalore, India – 560064
Dr. Y Narasimha Raja
Assistant Professor, School of Management, Presidency University, Itgalpura, Yelahanka, Bangalore, India – 560064
Dr. Arabinda Bhandari
Associate Professor, School of Management, Presidency University, Itgalpura, Yelahanka, Bangalore, India – 560064
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to discuss the literatures in the field of cross-cultural research and to do an in detailed systematic literature review and bibliometric coupling. A study on content analysis is done to understand the future scope of cross-cultural leadership.
Method: The study is performed through the data obtained from publish and perish software and a systematic literature analysis in done to identifying the top research papers on various criteria. The top journals were identified through VOSviewer software based on the citations, titles, keywords and authors. These papers were studied in brief and the top articles were studied in detail. Paper not related in the field of cross-cultural studies were removed. The analysis was applied on a total of 980 papers. The results obtained from the content analysis will reveal the research gaps and future scope of research in the field of cross-cultural leadership. The results indicated a broad scope for research in the field of education, learning and cross-cultural communication.
Results: The review paper identifies the studies in the field of cross-cultural research, cross- cultural theories and articles related to cross-cultural leadership. The findings obtained from the systematic literature review indicates an increase in the study and publication of journals related to cross-cultural leadership in 2020. The research in this area are mainly published in the Leadership, Psychology and Management journals. The bibliometric analysis has identified the top authors, citations and publishers in the field of cross-cultural leadership. The content analysis was performed to analyse the different clusters and measure the future research areas.
Value: This paper gives a detailed information of previous researchers and their contributions done by researchers in the field of cross-cultural study. This study gives the information on future scope of research.
Keywords: Cross cultural study, Leadership, Cultural dimensions.