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  1. Using a Positive Lens to Explore Social Change and Organizations

    Building a Theoretical and Research Foundation

    Edited by Karen Golden-Biddle, Jane E. Dutton

    Series: Series in Organization and Management

    How can application of a positive lens to understanding social change and organizations enrich and elaborate theory and practice? This is the core question that inspired this book. It is a question that brought together a diverse and talented group of researchers interested in change and...

    Published March 12th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Dilemmas of Leadership

    2nd Edition

    By Tudor Rickards

    Leadership, as a way 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. Building on the success of the first edition, this text utilises an easy...

    Published December 14th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Strategic Leadership in the Public Services

    By Paul Joyce

    Series: Routledge Masters in Public Management

    In turbulent times, strategic leadership of public services becomes ever more important. Strategic leaders are steering their organizations into a new relationship with the public, often in conditions of intensified competition between public services providers and thus the quality of leadership...

    Published November 4th 2011 by Routledge

  4. The Green Executive

    Corporate Leadership in a Low Carbon Economy

    By Gareth Kane

    Over the last five years, the corporate sustainability debate has shifted from one of compliance to one of strategic competitive advantage. Accordingly, responsibility for environmental and sustainability issues has risen from management functions to director level executives. The Green Executive...

    Published August 1st 2011 by Routledge

  5. Multiteam Systems

    An Organization Form for Dynamic and Complex Environments

    Edited by Stephen J. Zaccaro, Michelle A. Marks, Leslie DeChurch

    Series: Series in Organization and Management

    This book examines an emerging organizational form called the multi-team system (MTS). This type of aggregation is being increasingly adopted by organizations and agencies that need to respond to complex strategic problems. There has been increasing interest in MTSs over the last decade to the...

    Published July 27th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Early Development and Leadership

    Building the Next Generation of Leaders

    Edited by Susan E. Murphy, Rebecca Reichard

    Series: Applied Psychology Series

    Today we often look to our leaders in business, government, or the social sector, to make effective decisions in a complex world. Whether they are asked what steps to take to improve competitiveness in a global economy or to make tough ethical choices, well-trained leaders are critical to...

    Published April 18th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Sustainable Leadership

    Honeybee and Locust Approaches

    By Gayle C. Avery, Harald Bergsteiner

    The business case for operating along sustainable principles is becoming very clear. Sustainable organizations outperform their peers on many criteria, including corporate social responsibility, employee satisfaction and – surprising for some – even financially. Sustainable Leadership:...

    Published March 7th 2011 by Routledge

  8. How Audiences Decide

    A Cognitive Approach to Business Communication

    By Richard Young

    How Audiences Decide: A Cognitive Approach to Business Communication is a comprehensive introduction to persuasive communication in the context of business. It summarizes relevant theories and findings from the fields of cognitive science, social cognition, leadership, team cognition,...

    Published December 20th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Metaphors We Lead By

    Understanding Leadership in the Real World

    Edited by Mats Alvesson, André Spicer

    We live in a leadership-obsessed society. The result is that we assume nearly any social or economic ill can be mended through better leadership. Sometimes, this commitment to leadership is followed by hero worshipping, wishful thinking and misplaced hope. Seeking to understand the faith we place...

    Published November 12th 2010 by Routledge

  10. The New Psychology of Leadership

    Identity, Influence and Power

    By S. Alexander Haslam, Stephen D. Reicher, Michael J. Platow

    Winner of the University of San Diego Outstanding Leadership Book Award 2012! Shortlisted for the British Psychological Society Book Award 2011! Shortlisted for the CMI (Chartered Management Institute) Management Book of the Year Award 2011–2012! According to John Adair, the most important...

    Published September 24th 2010 by Psychology Press