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Theory and Practice of Leadership
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Theory and Practice of Leadership

Second Edition


December 2011 | 552 pages | SAGE Publications Pvt. Ltd
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If you are looking for a more holistic and critical take on the field of leadership, look no further! The second edition of this engaging and highly-respected text offers an exploration of leadership in a variety of contexts, both profit-orientated and non-profit.

New to this edition:

- Refined to capture and delineate the essential theories more clearly, with broader coverage taking in the latest developments in areas such as change, politics, assessment and development of leadership, and multiple intelligences.
- Further development of a new integrative model of core leadership themes and practices.
- Abundant examples and illustrations, together with detailed explanations of how they apply in practice.
- A companion website with an Instructor`s Manual, PowerPoint slides, links to additional case studies and full-text journal articles.

Theory and Practice of Leadership will prove a highly-stimulating read for undergraduate and postgraduate students of leadership and related subjects as well as management consultants and practising managers.

Visit the Theory and Practice of Leadership companion website http://www.uk.sagepub.com/gill/ to take advantage of additional resources for students and lecturers.

 
Preface
 
Introduction: The Nature and Importance of Leadership
 
Sectoral Similarities and Differences in Leadership
 
Leadership Theory: A Critical Review, Synthesis and Redefinition
 
Leadership and Vision
 
Leadership and Purpose
 
Leadership and Values
 
Leadership and Strategy
 
Leadership and Empowerment
 
Leadership and Engagement
 
Multiple Intelligences of Leadership
 
The Assessment and Development of Leadership
 
Leadership Brand: Sustaining Leadership Excellence
 
Index

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