Lessons in Leadership
Meeting the Challenges of Public Service Management
Routledge – 2005 – 182 pages
Using international case study material, this book examines how ideas of visionary leadership have been developed and discusses their applicability to the public sector. The book covers:
A welcome addition to the current literature, this book will be invaluable reading for students of public administration as well as practitioners and policy makers in the public services.
'This book is a timely and very welcome synthesis of a wide range of theory and practical examples gathered from literature and empirical data in public and private/commercial worlds on leadership and management…the book will be of use to a wide readership of academics, policy makers and other practitioners, students on DMS and MBAs with a particulat interest in the public services, and is a very welcome addition to the field of public administration and management.' - International Journal of Public Sector Management Vol.19 No.1, 2006
1. 'Reinventing Leadership' 2. Who and What is a Leader 3. 'The Leadership Difference' 4. Partnership Working 5. Leadership in a Performance and Conformance Dominated Culture 6. Leaders as Innovators and Entrepreneurs 7. Identifying and Developing Public Service Leaders 8. Learning Leadership Lessons