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  1. 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 20th 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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 19th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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 12th 2013 by Routledge

  6. 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 8th 2013 by Routledge

  7. 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 4th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Becoming a Trustworthy Leader

    Psychology and Practice

    By Aneil K. Mishra, Karen E. Mishra

    Series: LEADERSHIP: Research and Practice

    It's time to discover a new way for individuals to lead organizations and societies. Trust in a variety of institutions, including governmental and business, is at an all-time low. In order to strengthen society from its foundations, we need to rebuild trust. Research shows that...

    Published December 17th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Emotional Labor in the 21st Century

    Diverse Perspectives on Emotion Regulation at Work

    Edited by Alicia Grandey, James Diefendorff, Deborah E. Rupp

    Series: Series in Organization and Management

    This book reviews, integrates, and synthesizes research on emotional labor and emotion regulation conducted over the past 30 years. The concept of emotional labor was first proposed by Dr. Arlie Russell Hochschild (1983), who defined it as "the management of feeling to create a publicly observable...

    Published August 8th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Snapshots of Great Leadership

    By Jon P. Howell

    Series: LEADERSHIP: Research and Practice

    This is a great book describing leaders (both good and bad) who either have accomplished amazing feats or who brought destruction or death to scores of people. Although the goals of these individuals were often quite different, the leadership processes they used were frequently similar. ...

    Published August 6th 2012 by Routledge