510 pages | 11 Color Illus.
Leadership Across the Globe aims to serve a growing interest in how to lead in a global or cross-cultural environment. This book focuses on the corporate setting, with illustrations, theories, and evidence from various regions around the world. The book includes coverage of culture and diversity issues in leadership, as well as a comprehensive, detailed exploration of the comparative aspects of leadership.
Generously illustrated with cases, boxed profiles, figures, and examples from a wide range of organizations, this is a relevant resource for anyone seeking a leadership career on a global scale, in multinational enterprises, or in a multi-cultural context.
1. Introduction Part I: Theories and Approaches to Leadership 2. Understanding Theories of Leadership and Leadership Styles 3. Classical and Neo-classical Theories of Leadership 4. Impact-based Approaches 5. Distributed Approaches to Leadership 6. Ethics-Based Leadership Theories 7. Strategic Leadership Theories 8. Competency-Based Leadership Approaches Part II: Leadership in Practice and Action 9. Traits That Contribute to Leader Effectiveness 10. Skills That Contribute to Leader Effectiveness 11. Behaviors That Contribute to Leader Effectiveness Part III: Leadership Globally - Role of Culture and Diversity 12. Cultural Theories of Effective Leadership 13. Leadership in Different Cultural Regions 14. Women as Leaders in Different Cultural Regions 15. History and Theories of Leadership in Select Markets 16. Leadership Development and Evaluation