The Future of Leadership: Addressing Complex Global Issues

The Future of Leadership: Addressing Complex Global Issues

by Bharat S. Thakkar (Editor)

Hardcover(1st ed. 2018)

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This book deals with leadership trends in the next decade and beyond. It critically examines how knowledge management can be used to address emerging societal and business issues, such as sustaining complex product quality, controlling automation generated unemployment, increasing cyber insecurity in virtual workforce environment, and unstable government and market trends. These issues require unique leadership qualities to be effective in extremely challenging business and socio-political environments.

Included among the topics explored by the authors in this book are: investment for the development of diverse human capital, use of data analytics for performance improvement, declining demographic dividends in population deficient areas, and globally increasing women and minority education and employment.

Scholars in business and economics, and managers in industry and government will find this book to be a valuable resource in exploring new directions for the future development of leadership.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319738697
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 06/01/2018
Edition description: 1st ed. 2018
Pages: 277
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x (d)

About the Author

Bharat Thakkar is a management professor at Walden University, USA. He has expertise in design of systems packaging, reliability management, and heavy machinery manufacturing management using design of experiments.

Table of Contents

Preface, Dr. Sam Pitroda.

Introduction, Bharat S. Thakkar, Ph. D. (Editor)

Acknowledgement by Kamlesh Patel, Contributing Manager

Chapter 1, A Brief History and the Future of LeadershipAqueil Ahmad, Ph. D.

Chapter 2, The Quest for a Paradigm Shift in Leadership for the Next Decade and Beyond
Lydia M. Daniels, Ph. D.

Chapter 3, Leadership in Indian High-Tech Start-Ups: Lessons for Future,
Sarla Achutham, Ph. D. and Deepal Joshi, Ph. D.

Chapter 4, Complexity: The Tipping Point for Leadership, Kadambari Ram, MBA

Chapter 5, Leadership in the Next Decade and Beyond: The Challenges of Managing Cities in Developing Economies, Adebayo A. Adanri, Ph.D.

Chapter 6, The Future of Women in Leadership, Breaking the Glass Ceiling: A Global Perspective, Ezenwayi C. Amaechi, Ph.D.

Chapter 7, Leadership in the Next Decade: Data Analytics – Transforming Information to Knowledge, Thomas A. Seitz, MBA

Chapter 8, Future of Leadership in Healthcare Business: A Global Perspective,
Nicolas M. Casati, DBA, Kartik Kesavabhotla, MD, George Cybulski, MD, MBA

Chapter 9, Non-profit Leadership and Decision-Making: Radical Choice Application for Non-profit’s Sustainability, Christiana O. Ntamere, DBA.

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