A Very Short Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap Book About Studying Leadership (Very Short, Fairly Interesting & Cheap Books 2nd Revised edition)

A Very Short Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap Book About Studying Leadership (Very Short, Fairly Interesting & Cheap Books 2nd Revised edition)

By: Ken Parry (author), Brad Jackson (author)Paperback

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The first edition of this popular and acclaimed book quickly became a favourite among students for the engaging way in which it guided them through the cacophony of competing perspectives and models of leadership. This new edition includes an expanded discussion of hot topics like followership, gender, ethics, authenticity and leadership and the arts set against the backdrop of the global financial crisis. In teaching you how to critically appraise and work with leadership theories rather than faithfully accept them, this book will not merely make you a better student of leadership; it could make you a better leader too.

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About Author

Brad Jackson is the Head of School of Government and Professor of Public and Community Leadership at Victoria University of Wellington. Prior to this he was the Fletcher Building Education Trust Chair in Leadership and Co-Director of the New Zealand Leadership Institute at The University of Auckland Business School. Brad has authored five books including A Very Short, Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap Book About Studying Leadership and co-edited the Sage Handbook of Leadership and Major Works in Leadership. Brad is the former Vice-Chair of the International Leadership Association, a Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management and The Leadership Trust.

Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction: Why Studying Leadership Matters Chapter 2: Leader-Centered Perspectives on Leadership Chapter 3: Follower-Centered Perspectives on Leadership Chapter 4: Cultural Perspectives on Leadership Chapter 5: Critical and Distributed Perspectives on Leadership Chapter 6: Leadership with a Higher Purpose Chapter 7: Conclusion: Take Your Lead

Product Details

  • publication date: 12/05/2011
  • ISBN13: 9781849207393
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 208
  • ID: 9781849207393
  • weight: 222
  • ISBN10: 1849207399
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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