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Leadership Across the Globe

1st Edition

By Vipin Gupta, Montgomery Van Wart


510 pages | 11 Color Illus.

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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.

Table of Contents

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

About the Authors

Vipin Gupta is Associate Dean of the College of Business and Public Administration and Co-Director of the Global Management Center at California State University, San Bernardino, USA. He has been a Senior Research Associate of the landmark GLOBE research program at the Wharton School of Business, USA.

Montgomery Van Wart is a Professor in the Department of Public Administration at California State University, San Bernardino, USA. He is also a Visiting Professor at the University of Hong Kong, and former Senior Research Scholar at KU Leuven, Belgium.

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