The Sage Handbook of Leadership

The Sage Handbook of Leadership

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Edited by Brad Jackson, Edited by Alan Bryman, Edited by Keith Grint, Edited by David L. Collinson, Edited by Mary Uhl-Bien

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  • Publisher: Sage Publications Ltd
  • Format: Hardback | 592 pages
  • Dimensions: 176mm x 248mm x 48mm | 1,220g
  • Publication date: 14 March 2011
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1848601468
  • ISBN 13: 9781848601468
  • Illustrations note: black & white line drawings, black & white tables, figures
  • Sales rank: 313,563

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Leadership pervades every aspect of organizational and social life, and its study has never been more diverse, nor more fertile. With contributions from those who have defined that territory, this volume is not only a key point of reference for researchers, students and practitioners, but also an agenda-setting prospective and retrospective look at the state of leadership in the twenty-first century. It evaluates the domain and stretches it further by considering leadership scholarship from every angle, concluding with an optimistic look at the future of leaders, followers and their place in organizations and society at large. Each section represents a distinctive slant on leadership: macro perspectives - including strategic leadership, organization theory, charismatic leadership, complexity leadership, and networks; Political and philosophical perspectives - including distributed leadership, critical leadership, ethics, the military and cults; Psychological perspectives - including personality, leadership style and contingency theories, transformational leadership, exchange relationships, shared leadership, cognition, leadership development, gender, trust, identity and the 'dark side' of leadership; Cultural perspectives - including spirituality, aesthetics, and creativity; and, Contemporary and emergent perspectives - followership, historical methods, virtual leadership, emotions, image, celebrity, and the quest for a general theory of leadership.

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Alan Bryman is Professor of Organizational and Social Research, School of Management, University of Leicester, UK. David L. Collinson is Professor of Leadership & Organization at Lancaster University Management School. Brad Jackson is the Head of School of Government and Professor of Public and Community Leadership at Victoria University of Wellington. Prior to this he was the Fletcher Building Education Trust Chair in Leadership and Co-Director of the New Zealand Leadership Institute at The University of Auckland Business School. Brad has authored five books including A Very Short, Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap Book About Studying Leadership and co-edited the Sage Handbook of Leadership and Major Works in Leadership. Brad is the former Vice-Chair of the International Leadership Association, a Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management and The Leadership Trust.

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"The handbook gives a firm foundation for the subject, making it an excellent overview for individuals studying leadership. Summing Up: Highly recommended." -- W. A. Garrett Choice

Table of contents

PART ONE: OVERVIEW PERSPECTIVES A History of Leadership - Keith Grint Research Methods in the Study of Leadership - Alan Bryman The Enduring and Elusive Quest for a General Theory of Leadership: Initial Efforts and New Horizons - Georgia Sorenson, George Goethals and Paige Haber Leadership Development - David V. Day PART TWO: MACRO AND SOCIOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVES Leadership and Organization Theory - Ken W. Parry Perspectives on Strategic Leadership - Jean-Louis Denis, Veronica Kisfalvi, Ann Langley and Linda Rouleau Charismatic Leadership - Jay A. Conger Gender and Leadership - Linda L. Carli and Alice H. Eagly A Network Approach to Leader Cognition and Effectiveness - Martin Kilduff and Prasad Balkundi Trust and Distrust in the Leadership Process: A Review and Assessment of Theory and Evidence - Roderick M. Kramer Leadership and Organizational Culture - Mats Alvesson Cross-Cultural Leadership Revisited - Eric Guthey and Brad Jackson PART THREE: POLITICAL AND PHILOSOPHICAL PERSPECTIVES Critical Leadership Studies - David Collinson Leadership and Power - Raymond Gordon Political Leadership - Jean Hartley and John Benington Leadership and Cults - Dennis Tourish Leadership Ethics - Joanne B. Ciulla and Donelson R. Forsyth Philosophy of Leadership - Peter Case, Robert French and Peter Simpson Aesthetics and Leadership - Hans Hansen and Ralph Bathurst PART FOUR: PSYCHOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVES Predictors of Leadership: The Usual Suspects and the Suspect Traits - John Antonakis Contingency Theories of Effective Leadership - Gary Yukl Transformational Leadership - Hector R. Diaz-Saenz Leader-Member Exchange: Recent Findings and Prospects for the Future - Smriti Anand, Jia Hu, Robert C. Liden and Prajya R. Vidyarthi Leadership and Attachment Theory: Understanding Interpersonal Dynamics in Leader-Follower Relations - Annilee M. Game Team Leadership: A Review and Look ahead - Shawn Burke, Deborah DiazGranados and Eduardo Salas Authentic Leadership - Arran Caza and Brad Jackson A Multi-level View of Leadership and Emotions: Leading with Emotional Labour - Neal M. Ashkanasy and Ronald H. Humphrey The Shadow Side of Leadership - Manfred Kets De Vries and Katharina Balazs Psychoanalytic Approaches to Leadership - Yiannis Gabriel Creativity, Innovation and Leadership: Models and Findings - Michael D. Mumford, Isaac C. Robledo and Kimberly S. Hester PART FIVE: EMERGING PERSPECTIVES Followership and Follower-Centred Approaches - Michelle C. Bligh Hybrid Configurations of Leadership - Peter Gronn Moving Relationality: Meditations on a Relational Approach to Leadership - Dian Marie Hosking Complexity Leadership Theory - Mary Uhl-Bien and Russ Marion Spirituality and Leadership - Mario Fernando Discursive Approaches to Leadership - Gail T. Fairhurst Being Leaders: Identities and Identity Work in Leadership - Amanda Sinclair The Virtual Leader - David M. Boje, Alison Pullen, Carl Rhodes and Grace Ann Rosile