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  1. Poor Leadership and Bad Governance

    Poor Leadership and Bad Governance

    Edited by Ludger Helms
    Focusing on the presidents and prime ministers of the G8 – the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, Russia and Japan – it explores the complex relationship between weak and ineffective leadership, undemocratic leadership techniques, and bad policies from a broad comparative perspective. What makes leaders weak or bad in different contexts? What are the consequences of their actions and behaviour? And has there been any learning from negative experience? These questions are at the centre of this fascinating joint inquiry that involves a team of truly distinguished leadership scholars. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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    2014   Paperback Price: $ 39.95   Web: $ 31.96
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  2. Fact and Fantasy about Leadership

    Fact and Fantasy about Leadership

    Micha Popper
    This inspiring book posits that followers are the key to understanding the leadership phenomenon. It analyses leader–follower dynamics in social and organizational settings and in politics which will strongly appeal to students of social psychology, sociology, management and political sciences. The book provides examples and in-depth analyses of ‘the psychology of followership in everyday life’ and will therefore prove invaluable for managers. A special emphasis is given to leader–follower dynamics at various levels of organizational life. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 111.00   Web: $ 99.90
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    2013   Paperback Price: $ 35.00   Web: $ 28.00
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  3. Narcissism in the Workplace

    Narcissism in the Workplace

    Andrew J. DuBrin
    The author describes both the positive and negative features of narcissism and presents strategies and tactics for dealing constructively with narcissistic traits and behaviors in oneself and in others. Self-tests and questionnaires found throughout the volume enable readers to reflect on their standing on a variety of behaviors and attitudes associated with narcissism. Each chapter includes a section labeled ‘Guidelines for Application and Practice’ that provides practical advice for applying the research and theories presented within. Further, each chapter concludes with a case history of narcissism, accompanied by a brief analysis of the narcissistic aspects of the case’s subject. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 129.00   Web: $ 116.10
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  4. Leadership Development in the Middle East

    Leadership Development in the Middle East

    Edited by Beverly Dawn Metcalfe, Fouad Mimouni
    Leadership in the Middle East has never been as vital as it is in the wake of the global financial crisis and the Arab Spring – yet there is a lack of detailed knowledge concerning strategies for developing capacity in leadership, national skills and knowledge management. This volume aims to address this deficit. This book is the first text on the subject of leadership development in the Middle East to be published in English (drawing on both English and Arabic scholarship) and will contribute to the knowledge and understanding of leadership theory and practice in the global economy. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 186.00   Web: $ 167.40
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    2013   Paperback Price: $ 57.00   Web: $ 45.60
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  5. Leadership Studies

    Leadership Studies

    Edited by Michael Harvey, Ronald E. Riggio
    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. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 126.00   Web: $ 113.40
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    2012   Paperback Price: $ 46.00   Web: $ 36.80
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  6. Self-Management and Leadership Development

    Self-Management and Leadership Development

    Edited by Mitchell G. Rothstein, Ronald J. Burke
    Self-Management and Leadership Development offers a unique perspective on how leaders and aspiring leaders can and should take personal responsibility for their own development. This distinguished book is differentiated from other books on this topic with its view on the instrumental role played by individuals in managing their own development, rather than depending on others, such as their organization, to guide them. Expert scholars in the area of leadership emphasize the importance of self-awareness as the critical starting point in the process. Explicit recommendations are provided on how individuals can manage their own self-assessment as a starting point to their development. The contributors present insights and practical recommendations on how individuals can actively self-manage through a number of typical leadership challenges. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 220.00   Web: $ 198.00
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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. Public Sector Leadership

    Public Sector Leadership

    Edited by Jeffrey A. Raffel, Peter Leisink, Anthony E. Middlebrooks
    The authors of this book define the issues facing public authorities and organizations in a range of developed nations as they address the challenges of the 21st century. They examine an array of ways leaders across these nations are addressing these challenges. The result is a comprehensive analysis of ways to improve leadership in the public sector and of the role of political and administrative leaders in shaping the future of the public sector. The overriding question addressed by this volume is how public leadership across the globe addresses new challenges (e.g., security, financial, demographic), new expectations of leaders (e.g., New Public Management, multi-sector service provision), and what leadership means in the new public sector. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 184.00   Web: $ 165.60
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  10. Cultural Mythology and Global Leadership

    Cultural Mythology and Global Leadership

    Edited by Eric H. Kessler, Diana J. Wong-MingJi
    This ground-breaking book explains how deep-seated cultural mythologies shape contemporary global leaders and provides insights into navigating the dynamics and complexities in today’s era of globalization. The authors use myths to uncover core characteristics and values from 20 different cultural contexts spanning all major regions of the world – the Americas, Europe, Africa and the Middle East, and Asia and the Pacific Rim – that have evolved over generations and continue to shape global leadership models. Commentaries are included from practicing managers and leaders to provide real world insights on the implications of the ideas discussed. International managers and executives, public officials, business consultants and corporate trainers will welcome the insights on cross-cultural leadership styles. The book will also find interest from researchers and students across a broad array of professional and social science disciplines. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 184.00   Web: $ 165.60
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    2010   Paperback Price: $ 68.00   Web: $ 54.40
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  11. 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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  12. Dissent and the Failure of Leadership

    Dissent and the Failure of Leadership

    Edited by Stephen P. Banks
    A timely discussion of dissent as a critical factor that differentiates leadership failures and successes. This book explores the vital but largely unrecognized connections between leadership and dissent. From interdisciplinary perspectives the author demonstrates dissent as a critical factor that differentiates leadership failures and successes and examines how dissent is implicated in problems plaguing theory development in leadership studies. By way of conclusion new proposals for legitimating dissent as a unique instrument for advancing social development and avoiding failures of leadership are presented. 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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  13. Ethics and Integrity of Governance

    Ethics and Integrity of Governance

    Edited by Leo W.J.C. Huberts, Jeroen Maesschalck, Carole L. Jurkiewicz
    This book provides critical, up-to-date reviews on the field of ethics and integrity of governance, along with fresh future perspectives. Focusing on Europe and the US, it addresses the key dimensions of public service values, the integrity and rationality of governance, ethics management, and the ethics of governance politics. In each of these four areas, leading international scholars tackle the main issues and controversies facing the world today. The final chapter synthesizes these views and provides an ambitious and critical outline for future work in the field of ethics and integrity of governance. Emanating from the much heralded ‘transatlantic dialogue’, this study integrates both the European and American perspectives into a common voice for action. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  14. Inventing Leadership

    Inventing Leadership

    J. Thomas Wren
    The tension between ruler and ruled in democratic societies has never been satisfactorily resolved, and the competing interpretations of this relationship lie at the bottom of much modern political discourse. In this fascinating book, Thomas Wren clarifies and elevates the debates over leadership by identifying the fundamental premises and assumptions that underlie past and present understandings. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 223.00   Web: $ 200.70
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    2009   Paperback Price: $ 74.00   Web: $ 59.20
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  15. Reform and Leadership in the Public Sector

    Reform and Leadership in the Public Sector

    Joe L. Wallis, Brian E. Dollery, Linda McLoughlin
    The authors provide a fresh and accessible multi-disciplinary perspective on public management reform in this study. The work includes a broad survey of the paradigms and patterns that have shaped and differentiated the reform process in different countries. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  16. The Quest for a General Theory of Leadership

    The Quest for a General Theory of Leadership

    Edited by George R. Goethals, Georgia L.J. Sorenson
    In this compelling book, top scholars from diverse fields describe the progress they have made in developing a general theory of leadership. Led by James MacGregor Burns, Pulitzer Prize winning author of the classic Leadership (1978), they tell the story of this intellectual venture and the conclusions and questions that arose from it. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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    2007   Paperback Price: $ 47.00   Web: $ 37.60
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  17. The Quest for Moral Leaders

    The Quest for Moral Leaders

    Edited by Joanne B. Ciulla, Terry L. Price, Susan E. Murphy
    The quest for moral leaders is both a personal quest that takes place in the hearts and minds of leaders and a pursuit by individuals, groups, organizations, communities and societies for leaders who are both ethical and effective. The contributors to this volume, all top scholars in leadership studies and ethics, provide a nuanced discussion of the complex ethical relationships that lie at the core of leadership. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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    2006   Paperback Price: $ 46.00   Web: $ 36.80
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  18. Leadership in Context

    Leadership in Context

    Mark N. Wexler
    Leaders are made, not born, Mark Wexler argues, and they cannot be understood in a vacuum. There is no simple answer as to why certain people select one leader over others. Those who look for a master story within capitalism to encapsulate the effective leader are, he asserts, caught and blinded within the headlights of a particular worldview. Rather, leaders can be understood and evaluated within the cognitive lens of four distinct and competing worldviews – entrepreneurial, regulatory, communitarian and network. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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    2006   Paperback Price: $ 47.00   Web: $ 37.60
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  19. Leadership for Sustainable Futures

    Leadership for Sustainable Futures

    Gayle C. Avery
    Many managers in the English-speaking world are seeking an alternative to the prevailing business model which promotes a short-term, shareholder-value approach. In this accessible and highly topical book, Gayle Avery argues that this Anglo/US approach to capitalism and business is seriously flawed and does not bring the quality of life to individuals and societies that many people seek. But what is the alternative and do business leaders have a different choice? Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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    2006   Paperback Price: $ 56.00   Web: $ 44.80
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  20. 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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