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  1. Rethinking Leadership

    Rethinking Leadership

    Donna Ladkin
    A must-read for serious leadership studies scholars, Rethinking Leadership offers a radical reconceptualisation of leadership as a contextually embedded, physically embodied phenomenon. The book arrives at original and surprising answers to perennial questions such as ‘What is leadership?’ and ‘How do leaders lead change?’, by addressing them from a philosophical, rather than psychological or sociological standpoint. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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    2011   Paperback Price: $ 46.00   Web: $ 36.80
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  2. The Entrepreneur as Business Leader

    The Entrepreneur as Business Leader

    Silke Scheer
    An entrepreneur who decides to found a firm and to hire employees has to tackle two central problems: their employees’ coordination and motivation. Drawing on findings from cognitive, social and organizational psychology, this book sheds new light on the relevance of bounded rationality and social learning in the process of leadership. Silke Scheer bridges some of the missing links that can be identified within the theory of cognitive leadership and demonstrates how its scope can be broadened by investigating group level processes, and how they can have an impact on the socialization of newcomers. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  3. Women on Corporate Boards of Directors

    Women on Corporate Boards of Directors

    Edited by Susan Vinnicombe, Val Singh, Ronald J. Burke, Diana Bilimoria, Morten Huse
    This important new book addresses the growing international interest in women on corporate boards of directors. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  4. Corporate Governance and Ethics

    Corporate Governance and Ethics

    Alejo José G. Sison
    Corporate Governance and Ethics is an illuminating and practical reading of Aristotle’s Politics for today’s corporate directors. With a deft synthesis of ethics, economics and politics, Alejo Sison elevates the discussion of corporate governance out of the realm of abstract rules and structures into a more effective form of Aristotelian politics. He argues that corporate governance is a human practice where subjective, ethical conditions outweigh the mastery of techniques, since the firm is not a mere production function but, above all, a community of workers. Corporate governance issues are discussed in a holistic fashion, using international case studies to embed the discussion in environments defined by their economic, legal and cultural systems. One of the author’s key messages is that reform starts with the ethical and political education of directors. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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    2010   Paperback Price: $ 51.00   Web: $ 40.80
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  5. Handbook on Women in Business and Management

    Handbook on Women in Business and Management

    Edited by Diana Bilimoria, Sandy Kristin Piderit
    This comprehensive Handbook presents specially commissioned original essays on the societal roles and contexts facing women in business and management, the specific career and work–life issues of women in these fields, organizational processes affecting women, and the role of women as leaders in business and management. The essays shed light on the extant structures and practices of society and organizations that constrain or facilitate women’s representation, treatment, quality of life, and success. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 229.00   Web: $ 206.10
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    2008   Paperback Price: $ 74.00   Web: $ 59.20
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  6. Women in Leadership and Management

    Women in Leadership and Management

    Edited by Duncan McTavish, Karen Johnston Miller
    This book explores the gendered nature of leadership and management. The contributors analyse issues such as management development and therapeutic cultures, expectations placed on women in the workplace, managing maternity and the gendered nature of workplace mistakes. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  7. Transformational CEOs

    Transformational CEOs

    Kimio Kase, Francisco J. Sáez-Martínez, Hernán Riquelme
    Transformational CEOs questions why some Japanese firms succeeded in the 1990s despite an economy that failed – regardless of the burst of the ‘bubble’ economy, a number of Japanese companies have maintained or extended their international leadership in particular sectors. The authors argue that whilst some of the reasons for successes are plain common sense – operational effectiveness and superior CEO leadership – some are Japan-specific and point to a break with traditional leadership rationale. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  8. Handbook on Responsible Leadership and Governance in Global Business

    Handbook on Responsible Leadership and Governance in Global Business

    Edited by Jonathan P. Doh, Stephen A. Stumpf
    Ethics, social responsibility, leadership, governance. These terms are heard in the classroom, in the boardroom, and viewed on the front page of newspapers and magazines. Yet serious attention to the relationships among these concepts is lacking. Although commitments to leadership, ethics, and social responsibility are evident, individuals and companies are falling short in combining these duties into policies and cultures that guide behavior and decisions. The missing element is a broad-based and integrated approach to responsible leadership and governance. This volume provides the leading thinking on these issues and includes a discussion of emerging areas that require future attention. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 248.00   Web: $ 223.20
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    2006   Paperback Price: $ 74.00   Web: $ 59.20
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  9. Lessons on Leadership by Terror

    Lessons on Leadership by Terror

    Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries
    Lessons on Leadership by Terror attempts to discover what happens to people when they acquire power, and whether the abuse of power is inevitable. Manfred Kets de Vries examines the life of the nineteenth-century Zulu king Shaka Zulu in order to help us understand the psychology of power and terror Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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    2005   Paperback Price: $ 41.00   Web: $ 32.80
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  10. The New Russian Business Leaders

    The New Russian Business Leaders

    Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries, Stanislav V. Shekshnia, Konstantin Korotov, Elisabeth Florent-Treacy
    Based on extensive interviews with the pioneers of Russian business and the authors’ own experiences, this perceptive new book attempts to decipher the enigma of Russia’s new generation of business leaders. The authors present six in-depth case studies focusing on companies of vastly differing sizes, ranging from a newly-privatized operation, and the creation and organization of an oligarch’s empire, to several entrepreneurial start-ups in different service industries. The case studies document the changes and developments that have occurred in Russia since the privatization era of the 1990s, highlighting the strengths and weaknesses of the emerging business leadership orientations. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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    2005   Paperback Price: $ 47.00   Web: $ 37.60
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  11. The Moral Capital of Leaders

    The Moral Capital of Leaders

    Alejo José G. Sison
    Sison studies a wide range of recent management cases from the viewpoint of moral capital: the sorry state of US airport screeners before 9-11, the Ford Explorer rollovers and Firestone tire failures, the battle for the ‘HP way’ between Carly Fiorina and the heirs of the founding families, the dynamics of Microsoft’s serial monopolistic behavior, the pitfalls of Enron’s senior executives, the sincerity of Howard Lutnick’s commitment to Cantor Fitzgerald families, how Andersen’s loss of reputation proved mortal and a fresh look at Jack Welch’s purported achievements during his tenure at GE. Learn More
    2004   Paperback Price: $ 56.00   Web: $ 44.80
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    2003   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  12. Enterprise and Leadership

    Enterprise and Leadership

    Mark Casson
    This book offers a broader perspective and important practical insights into economic institutions, focusing on dynamic issues such as entrepreneurship and ethical leadership, which are crucial to institutional growth. Extending the work of his previous books, The Entrepreneur and The Economics of Business Culture, Mark Casson analyses economic institutions from an integrated social science perspective. Learn More
    2000   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  13. Business Leadership and Culture

    Business Leadership and Culture

    Björn Bjerke
    How do business leaders think as a result of their national culture? This book provides a discussion and comparative analysis of five major cultures – American, Arab, Chinese, Japanese and Scandinavian – and how they reveal themselves in business practice. Learn More
    2000   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
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    2001   Paperback Price: $ 47.00   Web: $ 37.60
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  14. Women in Business

    Women in Business

    Edited by Mary A. Yeager
    Women in Business is an extensive collection of significant papers which explore the work of women in a wide range of businesses. The selection encompasses path-breaking articles covering all aspects of women’s work in The Americas, Europe, Africa and Asia. Learn More
    1999   Hardback Price: $ 1,029.00   Web: $ 926.10
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  15. Business Elites

    Business Elites

    Edited by Youssef Cassis
    The social history of business leaders has always been considered as an essential ingredient in the understanding of business performance. It has nevertheless remained comparatively neglected by scholars. Learn More
    1994   Hardback Price: $ 378.00   Web: $ 340.20
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