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authentic leadership, authenticity, leadership practices, case study, Slovenia
This paper outlines the theory and practice of authentic leadership in learning organization as the modern managerial concept in the role of the promising link between Western and Eastern management practices. The aim of the study is to present and explore the authentic leadership in learning organization in Slovenian business environment. Another purpose of the paper is to design and examine a model of authentic leadership in learning organization. The main thesis of this paper is that authentic leadership in learning organization enables the prevention of clashes between Western management in Eastern reality. We claim that authentic leadership in learning organizations need to be developed in order that Western and Eastern management can learn more effectively and consequently transfer knowledge with the aim of avoiding conflicts, frictions and paradoxes in CEE management. In the paper the explanatory case study research method will be used.