Fact and Fantasy about Leadership available in Paperback
Why are we attracted to leaders? Does this attraction have universal origins or is it culture-bound? Why and how are certain concepts and myths regarding leaders generated? Analysing the psychology of followers, this unique book explores these important questions. Micha Popper expertly offers new and surprising insights regarding the leadership phenomenon whilst providing relevant examples.
This inspiring book posits that followers are the key to understanding the leadership phenomenon. It analyses leader–follower dynamics in social and organizational settings and in politics which will strongly appeal to students of social psychology, sociology, management and political sciences. The book provides examples and in-depth analyses of ‘the psychology of followership in everyday life’ and will therefore prove invaluable for managers. A special emphasis is given to leader–follower dynamics at various levels of organizational life.
|Publisher:||Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.|
|Product dimensions:||6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.40(d)|
About the Author
Micha Popper, University of Haifa, Israel
Table of Contents
Contents: Introduction 1. Another Book About Leadership? 2. Leadership as a Psychological Phenomenon 3. Fictionalization of Leadership 4. The Big Picture Conclusion References Index