Leadership and Organization

Leadership and Organization : A Philosophical Introduction

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This book offers a philosophical introduction to the topic of leadership, with particular emphasis on organizational leadership. It is organized thematically, with each chapter centred around a concept that sheds light on the ways in which leadership is understood in contemporary culture. The author draws on contemporary continental philosophers such as Derrida and i ek, in addition to examples from literature and film, in order to explore the central philosophical question of how leadership can be understood in relation to organization. Each chapter rounds off with a summary and suggestions for further reading. This book is suited to advanced students and researchers of leadership studies, especially from a critical or philosophical angle. It will also be relevant to those in the fields of organiztion studies and philosophy."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 158.75 x 234.95mm
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138917109
  • 9781138917101

About Sverre Spoelstra

Sverre Spoelstra is Associate Professor in the Department of Business Administration at Lund University, Sweden.show more

Table of contents

1. Introduction 2. Leadership and Authority 3. Leadership and the Sacred 4. Leadership and Image 5. Leadership and the Gift 6. Leadership and the Ghostly 7. Leadership and Authenticity 8. Leadership and the Office 9. Conclusionshow more