Leadership Perspectives: Knowledge into Action

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Taking its theme from the fifth annual Studying Leadership conference held at Cranfield School of Management, this work offers new formulations of the concept of leadership. Making a clear link between research and practice, it explores how new ideas about leadership will lead to new approaches to leadership practice.

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Overview

Taking its theme from the fifth annual Studying Leadership conference held at Cranfield School of Management, this work offers new formulations of the concept of leadership. Making a clear link between research and practice, it explores how new ideas about leadership will lead to new approaches to leadership practice.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780230516045
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 9/2/2008
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.60 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

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1 New Perspectives on Leadership: How Practical is a Good Theory? Kim Turnbull James James, Kim Turnbull James Collins Collins, James 1

Pt. I New Constructions of Leadership 13

2 The Event's the Thing: Brief Encounters With the Leaderful Moment Martin Wood Wood, Martin Donna Ladkin Ladkin, Donna 15

3 Leadership, Spirituality and Complexity: Wilberforce and the Abolition of the Slave Trade Peter Simpson Simpson, Peter Clifford Hill Hill, Clifford 29

4 Sharing Thoughts on Leadership and Friendship Robert French French, Robert 43

5 How to Become a Globally Responsible Leader: Rites of Passage and Transitional Space Maryse Dubouloy Dubouloy, Maryse 58

6 Strategic Leadership Kim Turnbull James James, Kim Turnbull Cliff Bowman Bowman, Cliff Richard Kwiatkowski Kwiatkowski, Richard 72

7 Voluntarism, Representative Leadership and Organisational Democracy Martin Clarke Clarke, Martin David Butcher Butcher, David 86

Pt. II The Importance of Context 103

8 Public Sector Leader Change Strategies: A Focus on Technical or Collaborative Solutions Su Maddock Su, Maddock 105

9 Leadership in the British Army-A Gendered Construct? Mike Dunn Dunn, Mike 114

10 Leadership in Higher Education Alan Bryman Bryman, Alan 130

11 Departmental Affiliation, Leadership and Leadership Development Gareth Edwards Edwards, Gareth Doris Jepson Jepson, Doris 144

Pt. III Leadership and Relationships 161

12 Leading with Political Awareness: Leadership Across Diverse Interests Inside and Outside the Organisation Jean Hartley Hartley, Jean Clive Fletcher Fletcher, Clive 163

13 Political-Management Leadership Simon Baddeley Baddeley, Simon177

14 Leaders and Their Self-Efficacy Beliefs: Why Working Relationships Matter Joe Jaina Jaina, Joe 193

15 The Importance of Role Models in the Development of Leaders' Professional Identities Ruth Sealy Sealy, Ruth Val Singh Singh, Val 208

16 Distributed Leadership in Project Teams Jitse D. J. van Ameijde van Ameijde, Jitse D. J. Patrick C. Nelson Nelson, Patrick C. Jon Billsberry Billsberry, Jon Nathalie van Meurs van Meurs, Nathalie 223

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