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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 51 new and published books in the subject of Leadership — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. The Psychology of Planning in Organizations

    Research and Applications

    Edited by Michael D. Mumford, Michael Frese

    Series: Series in Organization and Management

    This book examines planning as the critical influence on performance at work and in organizations. Bridging theory and practice, it unites cutting-edge research findings from cognitive science, social psychology, industrial and organizational psychology, strategic management, and...

    Published June 17th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Dilemmas of Leadership

    3rd Edition

    By Tudor Rickards

    Leadership, the practice of focusing and motivating a group or organization to achieve its aims, is a much discussed but often misunderstood concept. This comprehensive textbook introduces the subject for Masters level students. Readers are invited to make a series of metaphorical journeys of...

    Published June 17th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Leadership in Sport

    Edited by Ian O'Boyle, Duncan Murray, Paul Cummins

    Series: Foundations of Sport Management

    Effective leadership is essential in any sports organisation, both in the boardroom and on the training pitch. Leadership in Sport is the first textbook to examine sports leadership in the round, across both management and coaching environments. It includes a dedicated section to underpinning core...

    Published June 17th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Gender, Power and Organization

    A psychological perspective on life at work, 2nd Edition

    By Paula Nicolson

    Work organizations are a major site of gender politics for professional women and men, and although there are more women in senior positions than ever before, these increased opportunities have not been gained without psychological consequences. Evidence-based and theoretically driven, the new...

    Published June 10th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Presidential Leadership and African Americans

    "An American Dilemma" from Slavery to the White House

    By George R. Goethals

    Series: LEADERSHIP: Research and Practice

    Presidential Leadership and African Americans examines the leadership styles of eight American presidents and shows how the decisions made by each affected the lives and opportunities of the nation’s black citizens. Beginning with George Washington and concluding with the landmark election of...

    Published April 1st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Business and Buddhism

    By Joan Marques

    Business and Buddhism explores alternative ways of leading in the aftermath of the Great Recession and the many stories of fraud and greed that emerged. The book explores shifts in business perspectives as more value is placed on soft skills like emotional intelligence and listening, and...

    Published March 20th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Interactional Leadership and How to Coach It

    The art of the choice-focused leader

    By Michael Harvey

    All leaders make choices, but not all leaders are choice-focused. In Interactional Leadership and How to Coach It: The art of the choice-focused leader Michael Harvey presents an important new theory of leadership which demonstrates how to coach successful choice-making. This clear, wide-ranging...

    Published November 25th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Leadership and Coherence

    A Cognitive Approach

    By Nathan W. Harter

    Series: LEADERSHIP: Research and Practice

    Leadership and Coherence investigates how leaders justify their decisions, and how they bring about coherence amongst followers. Taking a cognitive approach, it builds on the work of Hannah Arendt to attempt a phenomenology of judgment, examining how the moral imperative experienced by leaders can...

    Published July 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Age in the Workplace

    Challenges and Opportunities

    Edited by Donald M. Truxillo, Franco Fraccaroli

    The workforce across industrialized nations has become both older and more age-diverse, and this trend is expected to continue in the coming decades. These changes will have important implications for motivating and managing both individual employees and teams and because people are retiring later,...

    Published July 8th 2014 by Routledge

  10. When Organization Fails

    Why Authority Matters

    By James R. Taylor, Elizabeth J. Van Every

    When Organization Fails: Why Authority Matters develops the study of authority as an area of investigation in organizational communication and management. As a research topic, authority has rarely been addressed in depth in the management and organizational communication literature. It is critical,...

    Published June 2nd 2014 by Routledge