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Lessons in Leadership: Meeting the Challenges of Public Service Management
     

Lessons in Leadership: Meeting the Challenges of Public Service Management

by Eileen Milner, Paul Joyce
 

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ISBN-10: 0415319056

ISBN-13: 9780415319058

Pub. Date: 06/06/2005

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Using international case study material, this book examines how ideas of visionary leadership have been developed and discusses their applicability to the public sector. The book covers:

  • the tensions that can arise between administrative/bureaucratic traditions and the leadership styles required today
  • the relationship between political

Overview

Using international case study material, this book examines how ideas of visionary leadership have been developed and discusses their applicability to the public sector. The book covers:

  • the tensions that can arise between administrative/bureaucratic traditions and the leadership styles required today
  • the relationship between political leadership and organizational leadership
  • different approaches that have been adopted by public service leaders in organizations around the globe and their level of success
  • the extent to which existing theories of leadership are appropriate for a new management context.

A welcome addition to the current literature, this book will be invaluable reading for students of public administration as well as practitioners and policy makers in the public services.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415319058
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/06/2005
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.25(w) x 9.25(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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