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Organizational Leadership Paperback – 25 Feb. 2020
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Part 1: Contextualising Leadership examines the internal and external forces influencing leadership, addressing issues such as ethics, power, culture and innovation.
Part 2: Leadership Theories reviews and analyses traditional and contemporary theories of leadership.
Part 3: Managing People and Leadership builds on the idea of leadership as a human process and considers how complementary aspects of HRM can inform leadership practice and its outcomes on employees and organizational performance.
Part 4: Contemporary Leadership considers topical issues including the shift of leadership studies towards followership, gender and leadership and pro-environmental leadership.
Bringing complex theories and concepts to life through a range of case studies and examples, the book is further supported by a series of fascinating expert video conversations with those in leadership roles. From small social businesses to major multi-nationals, from the NHS to the frontline military teams, the videos offer a unique insight into the diverse reality of leadership in practice today.
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"Organizational Leadership brings together a number of leading scholars to provide a comprehensive perspective on leadership. This text offers an accessible exploration of different aspects of leadership and the many challenges and issues facing contemporary leaders. By analysing and critiquing different leadership theories and practices, Organizational Leadership encourages students to take a critical approach to effectively evaluate how leaders operate."-- Jennifer Robertson
"A book that covers all facets of leadership, in theory and in practice, with a critical approach that will benefit students and practitioners. Its comprehensive coverage of contemporary and timely leadership themes make it a valuable resource for effective people management in today’s diverse and complex workplaces."
-- Lori Rilkoff
Senior students everywhere will benefit from Bratton and his impressive team of contributors’ crafting of an excellent work. Navigable, absorbing and eminently appropriate for students and practitioners alike, I expect this book will influence both current and shadow organizational leadership, as we steer organizations into a more nuanced and aware era of both for-profit and non-profit enterprise. -- Doug Engelbrecht
At a time when the need for good leadership across the world has never been greater, Bratton and colleagues provide a masterful overview of leadership theory and practice […] Informed by a dazzling array of literature across many social science/management disciplines, this ‘multimedia’ text will be invaluable to students of organizational behaviour, organization studies, HRM, management and beyond.
-- Edward Granter, Senior Lecturer in Organizational Behaviour
From the Back Cover
- Publisher : SAGE Publications Ltd; 1st edition (25 Feb. 2020)
- Language : English
- Paperback : 544 pages
- ISBN-10 : 1526460122
- ISBN-13 : 978-1526460127
- Dimensions : 18.6 x 3.12 x 23.2 cm
- Best Sellers Rank: 311,825 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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