New media and stakeholder voice in a fragile state: towards pluralistic leadership in the Nigerian petroleum industry

Emeka Oruh

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    Abstract

    Lack of accountability, corporate-stakeholder conflict and engagement silos require more participatory leadership than ever. In Nigeria’s fragile state, issues of restricted discursive space have become more problematic as governmental functions are in retreat given failure of institutions to engender pluralistic and collegial form of leadership that will factor in views of the interests and voice of all stakeholders in the leadership process. As this developmental paper will argue, a pluralistic leadership mediated by new media’s democratic credential proposes common leadership reality for cordial-stakeholders relations in the oil and gas region. This study will adopt a semi-structured interview in which 15 stakeholders will be interviewed regarding the effect of new media on pluralistic leadership. Data collected will be analysed qualitatively by using Critical Discourse Analytical (CDA) method.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationBAM 2015 Conference Proceedings
    PublisherBritish Academy of Management
    ISBN (Print)978-0-9549608-8-9
    Publication statusPublished - 5 Sep 2015
    Event29th Annual Conference of the British Academy of Management: BAM 2015 - Portsmouth, United Kingdom
    Duration: 8 Sep 201510 Sep 2015
    https://www.bam.ac.uk/civicrm/event/info?id=2886

    Conference

    Conference29th Annual Conference of the British Academy of Management
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    CityPortsmouth
    Period8/09/1510/09/15
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