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Subject: LCSH

Leadership, Social capital, Personnel management


Business Administration, Management, and Operations


Building social capital (SC) is increasingly recognized as essential for organizational and social growth. However, there is a scant amount of literature on how leaders are expected to develop SC as an individual and organizational competence. While this article develops new frameworks for both SC and global leadership (GL), it offers practical suggestions to practitioners in human resource development and management on how they can set up strategies for developing both GL and SC.


© 2013. Khadija Al Arkoubi & Elizabeth Davis. This is a research/review paper, distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 Unported License (, permitting all non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


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Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License
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Al Arkoubi, K., Davis, E. (2013). Building sustainable organizational capital: The global leadership challenge. The Global Journal of Management and Business Research, 13(9), 11-20.