Key Concepts in Leadership

Key Concepts in Leadership

eBook - 2012
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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.--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Los Angeles ; London : SAGE, 2012.
ISBN: 9781446289754
Branch Call Number: EBOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xxxii, 164 pages)
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Alternative Title: Leadership


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