Lessons in Leadership: Meeting the Challenges of Public Service Management

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"The authors of Lessons in Leadership argue that leadership is not mystical and mysterious. They look at how ideas of visionary leadership have been developed and discuss their applicability to the public sector. Case study material from around the world is used to illustrate some of the issues around leadership and the role of politics. This book also provides a detailed analysis of an organisation that seemed beyond help. The authors offer an assessment of its characteristics as a learning organisation, its journey to developing leadership capacity and ambition." Lessons in Leadership will be invaluable reading for students of public administration, particularly those on MBA and DMS courses, as well as practitioners and policy makers in the public services.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415319058
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 6/6/2005
  • Pages: 192
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

1. 'Reinventing Leadership' 2. Who and What is a Leader 3. 'The Leadership Difference' 4. Partnership Working 5. Leadership in a Performance and Conformance Dominated Culture 6. Leaders as Innovators and Entrepreneurs 7. Identifying and Developing Public Service Leaders 8. Learning Leadership Lessons

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