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Leadership Studies

The Dialogue of Disciplines
New Horizons in Leadership Studies series
Edited by Michael Harvey, Associate Professor, Department of Business Management, Washington College, US and Ronald E. Riggio, Henry R. Kravis Professor of Leadership and Organizational Psychology and Director, Kravis Leadership Institute, Claremont McKenna College, US
This unique, cross-disciplinary volume encourages a new synthesis in the vibrant field of leadership studies. Comprising reflective conversations among scholars from different disciplines, the contributors explore common ground for new research and ideas.
Finalist for the Department of Leadership Studies Book Award, University of San Diego, US
Extent: 256 pp
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Publication Date: 2011
ISBN: 978 1 84720 940 5
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Publication Date: 2012
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  • Business and Management
  • Business Leadership
  • Economics and Finance
  • Economic Psychology
  • Politics and Public Policy
  • Leadership
  • Social Policy and Sociology
  • Sociology and Sociological Theory
This unique, cross-disciplinary volume encourages a new synthesis in the vibrant field of leadership studies. Comprising reflective conversations among scholars from different disciplines, the contributors explore common ground for new research and ideas.

Beginning with chapters by noted experts in fields such as psychology, education and philosophy, the contributors present the key contributions from their disciplines. A final section provides an integration of the different disciplinary approaches. Through sustained critical interrogation and discussion, the goal is to discover to what extent ‘leadership studies’ exists, or can exist, as a meaningful discipline. Taken as a whole, the book presents a vigorous and timely picture of the diversity of contemporary leadership studies.

A must-read for serious scholars and students of leadership, this accessible and insightful book will be an exemplary foundational text for understanding the breadth and reach of interdisciplinary leadership studies.
Contributors: J.B. Ciulla, M.A. Genovese, G.R.. Goethals, M. Harvey, M. Hittleman, C.L. Hoyt, S.K. Johnson, A.M. Mitra, S.E. Murphy, S.M. Ospina, N.W. Provizer, R.E. Riggio, R.J. Sternberg, L.A. Tritle, S.P. Turner, N.O. Warner, J.T. Wren
Contents:

PART I: INTRODUCTION
1. Introduction: The Dialogue of Disciplines
Ronald E. Riggio

2. Is Leadership Studies a Discipline?
Ronald E. Riggio

3. The Jepson School: Liberal Arts as Leadership Studies
Joanne B. Ciulla

PART II: THE DISCIPLINES
4. Leadership and the Classics
Michael A. Genovese and Lawrence A. Tritle

5. Handmaiden and Queen: What Philosophers Find in the Question: “What is a Leader?”
Joanne B. Ciulla

6. Of History and Leadership: The Discipline of History and the Understanding of Leadership
J. Thomas Wren

7. Classic Sociology: Weber as an Analyst of Charisma
Stephen P. Turner

8. Thinking Sociologically about Leadership
Sonia M. Ospina and Margo Hittleman

9. What Makes Leadership Necessary, Possible and Effective: The Psychological Dimensions
George R. Goethals and Crystal L. Hoyt

10. The Management Perspective: Engineering Effective Leadership in Organizations
Ronald E. Riggio

11. Leadership Research and Education: How Business Schools Approach the Concept of Leadership
Susan Elaine Murphy and Stefanie K. Johnson

12. Political Science and the Study of Leadership: Where Have You Gone, Homo Politicus?
Norman W. Provizer

13. Leadership and Education: Leadership Stories
Robert J. Sternberg

14. Leadership in Literary Perspective
Nicholas O. Warner

15. Learning How to Look: The Art of Observation and Leadership Development
Anu M. Mitra

PART III: INTEGRATION
16. Questioning Leadership: An Integrative Model
Michael Harvey

Index