There is a lack of detailed knowledge of leadership research, and more generally organizational behaviour, organization development, and cross-cultural management research that examines the Middle East. Leadership Development in the Middle East is the first text published in English that focuses on theoretical development and case analysis of leadership development in the Middle East, in order to contribute to new knowledge and understanding of leadership theory and practice in the global economy. The book provides in-depth connections to the thoughts and practices of Presidents and CEOs in Middle East economies. It goes on to assess how they lead and develop leadership potential in organizations themselves and foster community improvements and advances in society. The book also includes an overview of women and leadership in business, community and political spheres in the region that is devoid from international management literature. This critically informed book is directly targeting international organizational behaviour, global business and international human resource management practitioners and students at undergraduate and post-graduate levels.
It will be invaluable to HR specialists working in the Middle East, and for international HR consultants and practitioners working in MNCs on Middle East assignments, and for policy and community development experts in international agencies involved in leadership and organization development issues such as NGOs, the ILO, World Bank and United Nations.
Contents: 1. Leadership, Social Development and Political Economy in the Middle East: An Introduction Beverly Dawn Metcalfe and Tony Murfin 2. Globalization, Governance and Leadership Development in the Middle East Rodney Wilson 3. Leadership and Islam Abbas J. Ali 4. Leadership in UAE Abubakr M. Suliman and Rehana Hayat 5. Leadership and Organizational Change in the Middle East Christopher J. Rees, Rashid Althakhri and Aminu Mamman 6. Leadership in the Sultanate of Oman Richard Common 7. Leadership Development Philosophy and Practice in Saudi Arabia Fouad Mimouni and Beverly Dawn Metcalfe 8. Leadership in Jordanian Organizations: How Does it Differ from Leadership in Western Organizations? Samir Abuznaid and David Weir 9. Business Leadership Development in Iran Kate Hutchings, Kavoos Mohannak and Sen Sendjaya 10. Leadership in Egypt Gillian Rice 11. Leadership in Turkey: Towards an Evidence Based and Contextual Approach Mustafa F. Ozbilgin 12. Making a Difference in a Troubled Country: The Case of Entrepreneurial and Female Leadership in Yemen Nabil Sultan 13. Women, Leadership and Development: Reappraising the Value of the Feminine in Leadership Theorizing in the Middle East Beverly Dawn Metcalfe and Lulwa Mutlaq 14. Turning Neither to East nor West: Social Reform and a Liberating Ethics for Leadership Development Beverly Dawn Metcalfe, Fouad Mimouni and Tony Murfin Index
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