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Recognizing and responding to change is the oxygen of life for an organization, and leadership is fundamentally about focusing organizations on these new realities. Leadership and Change Management provides the reader with a practical, real-world understanding of several dimensions of leadership that are usually neglected in management textbooks, such as the nature of new realities and how managers can improve their insight into them, and how leaders can identify and overcome resistance to change.
Drawing on a wide range of insightful, global real-life case studies to capture the imagination, the topics covered include critical systems thinking, philosophies of leadership, group dynamics, authority, ethics, personal character and the psychology of leadership.
This comprehensive text will be of interest to anyone looking for a more thoughtful engagement with the key issues in leadership and change management.
New Realities as the Force of Change Critical Systems Thinking Philosophies, Theories and Styles of Leadership The Systemic Leadership Approach Authority, Obedience and Power Organizational Behaviour, Group Dynamics and Change The Shadow Side of Leadership Leadership and Ethics Adaptive Leadership and Strategy Formation The Leader in You