Concepts of Leadership

Concepts of Leadership

by Jeffrey A. Sonnenfeld

Product Details

Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
International Library of Management
Product dimensions:
9.84(w) x 7.09(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Series Preface
1The Manager's Job: Folklore and Fact1
2Asian and American CEOs: A Comparative Study15
3Leadership: The Art of Empowering Others27
4Managers and Leaders: Are They Different?35
5What Leaders Really Do45
6The Office of the CEO: Understanding the Executive Experience55
7Biography and the Assessment of Transformational Leadership at the World-Class Level69
8Limits of Charisma83
9Toward a Behavioral Theory of Charismatic Leadership in Organizational Settings107
10From Transactional to Transformational Leadership: Learning to Share the Vision119
11Leadership and Organizational Performance: A Study of Large Corporations135
12The Romance of Leadership149
13Adding to Contingent-Reward Behavior: The Augmenting Effect of Charismatic Leadership175
14A Laboratory Study of Charismatic Leadership189
15Upper Echelons: The Organization as a Reflection of Its Top Managers217
16The Top Management Team and Corporate Performance231
17Does Leadership Make a Difference to Organizational Performance?245
18The Seasons of a CEO's Tenure261
19The Dark Side of Leadership285
20Heroes in Collision: Chief Executive Retirement and the Parade of Future Leaders297
21Personality and Charisma in the U.S. Presidency: A Psychological Theory of Leader Effectiveness327
22Interpreting Strategic Issues: Effects of Strategy and the Information-Processing Structure of Top Management Teams361
Name Index383

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