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*Shortlisted in the Management and Leadership Textbook Category at CMI Management Book of the Year Awards 2016*
The authors, an international team of experts, guide students on an entertaining journey through key concepts, contemporary issues and debates in leadership studies.
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.
Part I: Classical Theories of Leadership Chapter 1: Leadership, Management and Headship: Power, Emotions and Authority in Organizations - Donna Ladkin Chapter 2: Trait Theories of Leaders and Leadership: From Ancient Greece to Twenty-first-century Neuroscience - Scott Taylor Chapter 3: Leading through Contingencies - John Cullen Chapter 4: Transformational Leadership: Secularized Theology? - Helen Delaney and Sverre Spoelstra Part II: Leading in Context Chapter 5: Leadership Learning and Development - Brigid Carroll Chapter 6: Leadership, Governance and Strategy - Annie Pye Chapter 7: Difference and Leadership - Amanda Sinclair and Michelle Evans Chapter 8: Studying Followers - Nancy Harding Part III: Contemporary Perspectives Chapter 9: Leadership and Process - Simon Kelly Chapter 10: Relational Leadership - Lucia Crevani Chapter 11: : Leadership without Leaders: Understanding Anarchist Organising through the Lens of Critical Leadership Studies - Neil Sutherland Chapter 12: : Leadership, Post-structuralism and the Performative Turn - Jackie Ford Chapter 13: Seeing Leadership: Becoming Sophisticated Consumers of Leadership - Owain Smolovic Jones and Brad Jackson