Vuk Mirčetić, Pavle Brzaković, Svetlana Vukotić
Faculty of Applied Management, Economics and Finance, Belgrade, Serbia

4th International Conference – ERAZ 2018 – KNOWLEDGE BASED SUSTAINABLE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, Sofia- Bulgaria, June 7, 2018, CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS published by: Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans, Belgrade, Serbia;  Faculty of Business Studies, Mediterranean University – Podgorica, Montenegro; University of National and World Economy – Sofia, Bulgaria; Faculty of Commercial and Business Studies – Celje, Slovenia; Faculty of Applied Management, Economics and Finance – Belgrade, Serbia, ISBN 978-86-80194-12-7


This article addresses leadership and effectiveness in modern age. Contemporary time that we live in is understood as a complex historical product that is continuously developing thanks to digitalization and uprising of techniques, technologies and globalization. Changes affect modern management and business environment as well as people working in it, and effective leaders are needed now more than ever. Effectiveness of a modern leader is reflected not only through developing and reaching goals, but also in having motivated subordinates. In this paper, rich theoretical approaches to leadership effectiveness are examined and correlation between activities undertaken by leader and leadership effectiveness is analyzed.

Key words

effective leadership, contemporary leader, leadership behavior, positive affect, modern management