Leadership as Identity: Constructions and Deconstructions

Leadership as Identity: Constructions and Deconstructions

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ISBN-13: 9781349354429
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 03/20/2016
Edition description: 1st ed. 2008
Pages: 209
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

JACKIE FORD is Professor of Leadership and Organization Studies at the University of Bradford School of Management, UK. She has previously worked at the University of Leeds, and embarked on her second career in academe 15 years ago after a 10-year career in Human Resource Management. Throughout her working life, she has been fascinated by people's experiences and this continues to inform her thinking in relation to ways in which leadership and management is conceptualised, researched and practised.

NANCY HARDING is Senior Lecturer in Organization Studies at the University of Bradford School of Management, UK. She has previously worked at the Universities of Leeds and Wales.She was a mature student from a mining background in the South Wales Valleys and her early experiences influence her research and writing, which is concerned with the ways in which work can be exploitative, demeaning and oppressive.

MARK LEARMONTH is an Associate Professor of Organization Theory at Nottingham University Business School, UK.He previously worked at the University of York.Mark has published in journals including Academy of Management Review; Academy of Management Learning& Education; Journal of Management Studies; Organization; Public Administration; Sociology of Health& Illness and Qualitative Inquiry.

Table of Contents

Texts Leadership as Performative; Or how the words 'leader' and 'leadership' do things The Leader as Hero Learning to be a Leader – Training Courses Queer(y)ing Leadership Gendering Leadership The Psyche and Leadership Conclusions: Towards Emancipatory Leadership?

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