Destructive Leaders and Dysfunctional Organizations: A Therapeutic Approach / Edition 1

Destructive Leaders and Dysfunctional Organizations: A Therapeutic Approach / Edition 1

by Alan Goldman
     
 

A fascinating behind-closed-doors account of troubled leaders and the effect they have on their organizations.See more details below

Overview

A fascinating behind-closed-doors account of troubled leaders and the effect they have on their organizations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521717342
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/25/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
238
Sales rank:
470,586
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Alan Goldman is Professor of Management at Arizona State University. He has many years' experience as a management consultant and executive coach to a range of corporations in the USA and Japan.

Table of Contents

Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction: leaders and organizations in search of treatment; 1. Hubris and narcissism: the dark underbelly of leadership; 2. The enigma of an unintentionally toxic leader: an emotionally turbulent and impulsive workplace; 3. The narcissistic leader: world renowned and quite arrogant; 4. Leader sabotage: the fish rots from the head down; 5. The obsessive compulsive leader: a manager's mandate for perfection or destruction; 6. The borderline leader: when brilliance and psychopathology coexist in a leader; 7. Trouble at the top: high toxicity implications of a leader with anti-social personality disorder; 8. Histrionic leadership: the allure of the toxic leader in a volatile industry; 9. The outer limits of toxic behaviour: corporate trauma in the form of disturbed leadership; 10. Destructive leaders; References; Index.

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