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Gosling, Jonathan
Key concepts in leadership / Jonathan Gosling, Stephanie Jones and Ian Sutherland with Joost Dijkstra
Los Angeles ; London : SAGE, 2012
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  HD57.7 .G6668 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Leadership
Physical Description xxxii, 164 p. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 157-160) and indexes
Summary This book is a guide to the central concepts of leadership. What are the main characteristics of effective leadership? How can we understand leadership today? This wide-ranging, interdisciplinary book provides readers with a complete introduction to the essentials of leadership. Included here are entries on what leadership is, how it is practiced and the relevant strengths and pitfalls. The book provides a guide to one of the most central and contested concepts in the social sciences. As a reference tool, it contains entries on: The eight questions of leadership ; The five minds of the manager ; Leadership and psychology ; Developmental approaches to leadership ; Functional leadership ; Leadership practice. The book also offers insights into issues such as: Are leaders born or made? ; Authoritarian versus participative leadership ; The psychology of leaders and followers ; Leadership development ; Leadership styles, skills, and functions ; Leadership in practice
NOTE 522396
Series SAGE key concepts
Alternate Author Sutherland, Ian
Jones, Stephanie, 1957-
Dijkstra, Joost

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