As leadership have pivotal part in the process of change, academics and professionals agree on the fact that leadership is essential in the change process, where one academicians assert that:

Interviewees 5-7 [summarizing their statements in one paragraph]

“Without leadership we cannot have change, because we need change to be lasting, a leader enlists a vision and people follow that leader and the change that he wants thus initiating and sustaining the change, and human resources can play the role of the leader because they know people well and they have the ability to convince those people that this change is an opportunity not a threat.”

On the other hand, the consultants and experts contend:

Interviewees 8-10 [in a briefly summarized statement]:

“Knowing that the style of leadership differs because every situation needs a certain style of leadership but “leadership is a must”

Furthermore, the HR managers and officers of the Universities in addition to the Media Organization HR manager assert that:

Interviewees 1-4:

“Those styles differ from being autocratic to democratic to transactional but “today’s leadership trend is the servant and transformational leadership styles.”

The training organization HR, Interviewees 11 and 12, assure:

“Organizational change is dynamic, thus it is directly linked to HRM whose personnel provide guidance and support the people managing the change process.”

Finally, one professor adds Interviewee 6:

“HRM facilitates change management and the two concepts are firmly bonded with each other because whenever change takes place, HR is there to play a key role, and when talking about that bond HRM must integrate all the changes with the HR functions in order to implement change.”