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The Frontiers of Society, Science and Technology, 2019, 1(3); doi: 10.25236/FSST.20190317.

The Analysis of LG and Haier with Trait Theory and Leadership Style Theory


Huang Dan

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Huang Dan

School of Management and Aviation Service, Chongqing Industry Polytechnic College, Chongqing,  401120, China
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with the development of technology, an increasing number of individuals prefer to the quality services rather than products. And the most important aspect is that the customers’ shopping experience. According to this situation, more and more enterprises choose to performance and provide some surprising personalized service by using online technology. Hence the management should be also increased to coincide this. The essay is focused on introducing several theories: the trait theory and the leadership theory. In order to specifically explain them, I will add some cases of Haier and LG. The structure of article includes three parts. The first is concerning on the theories as the definition and the differences between those two. The second part is about how to use those into companies. And the current situation and some factors influence those companies. The differences between Haier and LG. How to use the leadership and trait theory into the companies. The last part, the essay witness the future. From this research, the author wish some useful conclusions can be demonstrated, and which could be taken into other companies.


leadership, trait theory, leadership theory

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Huang Dan. The Analysis of LG and Haier with Trait Theory and Leadership Style Theory. The Frontiers of Society, Science and Technology (2019) Vol. 1 Issue 3: 105-112. https://doi.org/10.25236/FSST.20190317.


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