Leadership in Practice: Theory and cases in leadership character

Leadership in Practice: Theory and cases in leadership character

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ISBN-13: 9781138223110
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 07/18/2017
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Gerard Seijts is Professor of Organizational Behavior at the Ivey Business School at Western University, Canada. He is the author of Good Leaders Learn and co-author of Developing Leadership Character, both published by Routledge.

Karen MacMillan is Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management at the Lazaridis School of Business and Economics at Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada.

Table of Contents

Introduction Gerard Seijts and Karen MacMillan

Part I: Leadership at the Individual Level

1. The cross-enterprise leader Mary M. Crossan, Jeffrey Gandz and Gerard Seijts

2. Developing leadership character Mary M. Crossan, Jeffrey Gandz and Gerard Seijts

3. Bob Franklin: Fish or cut bait? Mary M. Crossan and W.J. Furlong

4. Sophia Tannis: The European transfer Gerard Seijts and Kanina Blanchard

5. Michael Boulos: A career derailed Gerard Seijts and Kanina Blanchard

6. Good leaders never stop learning Gerard Seijts

7. Why vulnerability leads to great leadership Gerard Seijts

8. Donglegate: Candour through social media Charlice Hurst, Karen MacMillan and Thomas Watson

9. Deconstructing Donglegate: Lessons from an HR fiasco Charlice Hurst, Karen MacMillan and Thomas Watson

10. Somebody stop the radio star: Jian Ghomeshi at the CBC Karen MacMillan and Meredith Woodwark

Part II: Leadership at the Team Level

11. AltaGas Ltd: Forrest Kerr hydroelectric project Gerard Seijts and Karen MacMillan

12. The Christchurch earthquake and Crusaders rugby (A) Murray J. Bryant and Brad Evans

13. Learning from boardroom perspectives on leader character

Gerard Seijts, Jeffrey Gandz, Alyson Byrne and Mary M. Crossan

14. Losing Anthopoulos is major league loss for Blue Jays Gerard Seijts

15. The NFL should value character as much as talent Gerard Seijts

Part III: Leadership at the Organizational Level

16. Craig Kielburger: Rescue mission accomplished! Mary M. Crossan and Mark Reno

17. Apple (A) Mary M. Crossan and Thomas Watson

18. Apple (B) Mary M. Crossan and Thomas Watson

19. Boldly go: Character drives leadership at providence healthcare Mary Weil and Chitra P. Reddin

20. Rogue learnings Gerard Seijts

21. Enron explained Gerard Seijts

22. The cultural battle of the Australian army Gerard Seijts, Jana Seijts and Paul Bigus

23. ING Direct Canada: Are you suffering? Gerard Seijts and Andy Holloway

24. Fixing Volkswagen requires manufacturing candid conversations Gerard Seijts

Part IV: Leadership at the Societal Level

25. The Rising Price of Bad Leadership Gerard Seijts

26. Invictus: Introducing leadership competencies, character and commitment Gerard Seijts, Jeffrey Gandz and Mary M. Crossan

27. Maple Leaf Foods, Inc. (A): The listeriosis crisis Jeffrey Gandz

28. Iceland’s Landsbanki Islands HF: Where to from here? Murray J. Bryant, Gerard Seijts and Michael R. King

29. The Ivey Interview: Steinthor Palsson Gerard Seijts

30. Civic Action (A): Launching a Multi-Stakeholder Initiative Jean-Louis Schaan and Gerard Seijts

31. SEWA (A): Ela Bhatt Sonia Mehrotra and Oana Branzei

Conclusion Gerard Seijts and Karen MacMillan

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