Leadership: Contemporary Critical Perspectives

Leadership: Contemporary Critical Perspectives

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

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This book is not available as a print inspection copy. To download an e-version click here or for more information contact your local sales representative. *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. 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.

About Author

Brigid Carroll is an Associate Professor of Organisation Studies in the Department of Management and International Business and Director of Research at the New Zealand Leadership Institute, both at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. Jackie Ford is Professor of Leadership and Organization studies at Durham University Business School, UK. Scott Taylor is Reader/Associate Professor at Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham, in the UK. He has now been teaching and researching for almost 20 years, mostly in England, with visits to India, Saudi Arabia, Finland, Australia, New Zealand, and Brazil. Scott researches the everyday human experience of work, management, and leadership. All of his research is based on interpretive analysis of qualitative data. He's published this research in peer-reviewed journals like Leadership, Organization, Journal of Management Studies, Sociology, and Journal of Business Ethics, and in books like The Organization of Craft Work (Routledge, 2018).


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

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  • ISBN13: 9781446294383
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 328
  • ID: 9781446294383
  • weight: 600
  • ISBN10: 1446294382

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