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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 40 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. Secrecy and Tradecraft in Educational Administration

    The covert side of educational life

    By Eugenie A. Samier

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    During the last couple of decades, there has been an expansion in a number of related and overlapping fields producing evidence of covert activities: toxic cultures, destructive leadership styles, micropolitics, ethical problems in organisations and administration, abusive power and authority, and...

    Published February 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Building Tomorrow's Leaders Today

    On Becoming a Polymath Leader

    By Michael A. Genovese

    Series: LEADERSHIP: Research and Practice

    If we are to build tomorrow’s leaders, today, it would help if we knew what skills, temperaments, and specific competencies will be valuable as we face future needs. What will tomorrow look like? What key factors are we likely to confront tomorrow? If the past is prelude, the world of tomorrow will...

    Published December 10th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Global Obama

    Crossroads of Leadership in the 21st Century

    Edited by Dinesh Sharma, Uwe P. Gielen

    Series: LEADERSHIP: Research and Practice

    The Global Obama examines the president’s image in five continents and more than twenty countries. It is the first book to look at Barack Obama’s presidency and analyze how Obama and America are viewed by publics, governments, and political commentators around world. The author of Barack Obama in...

    Published December 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  4. Leading with Humility

    By Rob Nielsen, Jennifer A. Marrone, Holly S. Ferraro

    The media is saturated with images of leaders as powerful, headstrong individuals, who are certain of their position and willing to do whatever it takes to achieve their organizational goals or personal ambitions. In reality, far too often, a leader’s ego gets in the way of sound decision making,...

    Published September 19th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Coach's Mind Manual

    Enhancing coaching practice with neuroscience, psychology and mindfulness

    By Syed Azmatullah

    The Coach’s Mind Manual combines the latest findings from neuroscience, psychology, and mindfulness research to provide an accessible framework to help coaches and leadership development specialists improve their awareness of the mind, enhancing their coaching practice. Syed Azmatullah explains how...

    Published September 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  6. Creativity and Leadership in Science, Technology, and Innovation

    Edited by Sven Hemlin, Carl Martin Allwood, Ben Martin, Michael D. Mumford

    Series: Routledge Studies in Innovation, Organizations and Technology

    Leadership is vital to creativity and successful innovation in groups and organizations; leadership is however seldom studied in the academic literature as a creativity driver. One reason for the lack of attention paid to leadership’s effect on creativity may be the common belief that creativity...

    Published June 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  7. Individual and Team Skill Decay

    The Science and Implications for Practice

    Edited by Winfred Arthur, Jr., Eric Anthony Day, Winston Bennett, Jr., Antoinette M. Portrey

    Series: Applied Psychology Series

    Skill and knowledge retention is a major issue and concern in learning and skill acquisition, especially when trained or acquired skills (or knowledge) are needed after long periods of nonuse. The goal of this book is to summarize and advance the thinking of critical issues related to skill...

    Published March 18th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Women as Political Leaders

    Studies in Gender and Governing

    Edited by Michael A. Genovese, Janie S. Steckenrider

    Series: LEADERSHIP: Research and Practice

    Over the past several years, the fields of Leadership Studies and of Women's Studies have grown tremendously. This book, which is a series of case studies of women who have headed governments across the globe, will discuss the conditions and situations under which women rose to power and give...

    Published March 11th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Heroic Leadership

    An Influence Taxonomy of 100 Exceptional Individuals

    By Scott T. Allison, George R. Goethals

    Series: LEADERSHIP: Research and Practice

    Heroic Leadership is a celebration of our greatest heroes, from legends such as Mahatma Gandhi to the legions of unsung heroes who transform our world quietly behind the scenes. The authors argue that all great heroes are also great leaders. The term ‘heroic leadership’ is coined to describe how...

    Published March 7th 2013 by Routledge

  10. The Dark Side of Transformational Leadership

    A Critical Perspective

    By Dennis Tourish

    Most research into leadership has presented leaders as heroic, charismatic and transformational ‘visionaries’. The leader, whether in business, politics or any other field, is the most important factor in determining whether organizations succeed or fail. Indeed, despite the fundamental mistakes...

    Published March 3rd 2013 by Routledge