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Leadership: Contemporary Critical Perspectives

Leadership: Contemporary Critical Perspectives

By: Brigid Carroll (editor), Jackie Ford (editor), Scott Taylor (editor)Paperback

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*Shortlisted in the Management and Leadership Textbook Category at CMI Management Book of the Year Awards 2016* Instructors - Electronic inspection copies are available or contact your local sales representative for an inspection copy of the print version. The authors, an international team of experts, guide students on an entertaining journey through key concepts, contemporary issues and debates in leadership studies. Students can: Understand how theory comes to life through a fascinating selection of case studies, ranging from political leaders such as Tony Blair to business leaders such as Steve Jobs, and from leadership in the arts to leadership in gang culture.Be inspired by the `Leadership on screen' feature, which encourages analysis of how leadership is represented in film and TV, including The Dark Knight, Game of Thrones, The Hunger Games and Grey's Anatomy.Visit the companion website for access to additional resources including author videos and journal articles. Critical and rigorous, yet also easy to digest, this text is ideal for students and practitioners with or without any prior knowledge of the field.

Contents

Part I: Classical Theories of LeadershipChapter 1: Leadership, Management and Headship: Power, Emotions and Authority in Organizations - Donna LadkinChapter 2: Trait Theories of Leaders and Leadership: From Ancient Greece to Twenty-first-century Neuroscience - Scott TaylorChapter 3: Leading through Contingencies - John CullenChapter 4: Transformational Leadership: Secularized Theology? - Helen Delaney and Sverre SpoelstraPart II: Leading in ContextChapter 5: Leadership Learning and Development - Brigid CarrollChapter 6: Leadership, Governance and Strategy - Annie PyeChapter 7: Difference and Leadership - Amanda Sinclair and Michelle EvansChapter 8: Studying Followers - Nancy HardingPart III: Contemporary PerspectivesChapter 9: Leadership and Process - Simon KellyChapter 10: Relational Leadership - Lucia CrevaniChapter 11: : Leadership without Leaders: Understanding Anarchist Organising through the Lens of Critical Leadership Studies - Neil SutherlandChapter 12: : Leadership, Post-structuralism and the Performative Turn - Jackie FordChapter 13: Seeing Leadership: Becoming Sophisticated Consumers of Leadership - Owain Smolovic Jones and Brad Jackson

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781446294383
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 328
  • ID: 9781446294383
  • ISBN10: 1446294382

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