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Cases in Leadership is a unique collection of 30 real-world leadership cases from Ivey Publishing plus fourteen practitioner readings from the Ivey Business Journal. This casebook helps business students gain a better understanding of leadership and enables them to be more effective leaders throughout their careers. The selected cases are about complex leadership issues that require the attention of the decision maker in each case.

Key Features: Presents real-world cases related to leadership: Cases illustrate the complex nature of leadership in organizations from around the world. Provides an entire chapter on strategic leadership: This chapter introduces students to a concise description of cutting-edge thinking on strategic leadership. Generates classroom discussion: Cases let students grapple with actual decisions that real-world managers have faced. Offers much more than a collection of cases: W. Glenn Rowe provides summaries of concepts, helpful discussion questions, and readings for each chapter.

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Editorial Reviews

Redmond Humphrey
I like the global approach to presenting leadership, as well as the collection of cases available. It is well written, and lends itself easy to generate engagement within the classroom.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781452234977
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 4/3/2012
  • Edition description: Third Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 528
  • Sales rank: 128,822
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

W. Glenn Rowe studied leadership within the context of strategic management at Texas A&M University, where he completed his Ph D in 1996. He rejoined the Faculty of Business Administration at Memorial in September 1995, where he taught strategic management and strategic leadership. On July 1, 2001, he joined the Ivey Business School where he has taught in the HBA (undergraduate), MSc, MBA, EMBA and Ph D Programs. From July 2009 to June 2012, he served as the Director of Ivey’s Executive MBA Program. He is an active consultant and researcher. His research is published in journals such as the Strategic Management Journal, the Journal of Management Studies, Journal of World Business, the Journal of Management and The Leadership Quarterly. He is the coauthor of a nonprofit management case/textbook. He serves as a reviewer for several academic journals and is active in the community.

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Table of Contents

Introduction to the Ivey Casebook Series   Paul W. Beamish     vii
Preface     ix
Acknowledgments     x
Leadership-What Is It?     1
Food Terminal (A)     6
AmeriChem, Inc.     14
Are YOU a Leader-Breeder?     23
Leadership Trait Approach     29
LG Group: Developing Tomorrow's Global Leaders     34
Vista-Sci Health Care Inc.     49
Immunity From Implosion: Building Smart Leadership     56
Leadership Skills Approach     63
Office Design Partners (Thailand) Ltd.     69
Consulting for George Lancia     79
Building Leaders at Entry Level: A Leadership Pipeline     82
Leader Style Approach     91
Technosoft Russia     95
Healthcare Equipment Corporation-Managing in Korea     107
The New Infocracies: Implications for Leadership     116
The Situational Approach to Leadership     125
Brookfield Properties: Crisis Leadership Following September 11, 2001     129
Elite, Inc. (A)     145
Making Difficult Decisions in Turbulent Times     149
The Contingency Theory of Leadership     157
A Difficult Hiring Decision at CentralBank     161
Christina Gold Leading Change at Western Union     177
What Engages Employees the Most, or the Ten Cs of Employee Engagement     186
The Path-Goal Theory of Leadership     193
The Bay Kitchener     199
Blinds To Go: Staffing a Retail Expansion     209
Setting Goals: When Performance Doesn't Matter     217
The Leader-Member Exchange Theory of Leadership     223
Caribbean Foods Limited, Trinidad (Revised)     228
Moez Kassam: Consulting Intern     237
Leadership Ltd: White Elephant to Wheelwright     246
Transformational Leadership     251
Mayor Rudolph Giuliani, Knight of the British Empire     258
Red Cross Children's Home: Building Capabilities in Guyana (C)     261
Drucker's Challenge: Communication and the Emotional Glass Ceiling     263
Team Leadership     271
The 1996 Everest Tragedy     277
Century Park Sheraton Singapore     283
Why Innovation Happens When Happy People Fight     292
Strategic Leadership   Natalie Slawinski     297
Vic Young and Fishery Products International (A)     302
Compassion Canada     320
You're an Entrepreneur: But Do You Exercise Strategic Leadership?     331
Women and Leadership   Laura Guerrero     335
Anita Jairam at Metropole Services     340
Women in Management at London Life (A)     344
Leveraging Diversity to Maximum Advantage: The Business Case for Appointing More Women to Boards     353
Culture and Leadership   Laura Guerrero     359
Salco (China)     363
Intel in China     373
Grupo Financiero Inverlat     380
Global Fatalities: When International Executives Derail     389
Ethical Leadership     395
Laurel Upholstery     402
The Price of Speaking Out Against the Betrayal of Public Trust: Joanna Gualtieri (A)     406
Pembina Pipeline Corporation     409
Ethics or Excellence? Conscience as a Check on the Unbalanced Pursuit of Organizational Goals     413
About the Editor     421
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