Leadership: The Key Concepts

Edited by Antonio Marturano, Jonathan Gosling

© 2008 – Routledge

230 pages

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About the Book

This is an indispensable and authoritative guide to the most crucial ideas, concepts and debates surrounding the study and exercise of leadership. Bringing together entries written by a wide range of international experts, this is an essential desktop resource for managers and leaders in all kinds of institutions and organizations, as well as students of business, sociology and politics.

Topics covered in this guide include:

  • authority
  • creativity
  • cross-cultural leadership
  • motivation
  • emotional intelligence
  • group dynamics.

Table of Contents

Introduction. Authority. Behavioral Theories of Leadership. Best Fit Approach. Change. Character. Charisma. Collective Leadership. Command/Control. Contingency Theories. Continuity. Culture. Delegation. Domination. Effectiveness. Ethics. Emotional Intelligence. Empowerment. Followers. Future of Leadership. Gender and Leadership. Generalship/Great Man Theories. Group Dynamics. Heroic Leadership. Identity. Influence. Integrity. Intellectual leadership. Leader as a Model. Leader-Follower Relation. Leader. Leadership (Definition). Leadership Development. Measuring Leadership. Moral Leadership. Narcissism. Need for Leadership. Organizations. Organisation Culture. Participative Leadership. Philosophical Approaches. Political Leadership. Power. Professionalism. Psychology. Religious Meaning. Responsibility. Self-Awareness. Servant Leadership. Situational Leadership. Social Class/Status. Strategic Leadership. Strategy. Style Theory. Subordination. Traits. Theory. Transactional. Transformational. Visionary Leadership. Contributor Biographies. Index

About the Editors

Antonio Marturano is Research Fellow in the Centre for Leadership Studies at the University of Exeter. The focus of his research and his writing is on Leadership ethics.

Jonathan Gosling is the Director of the Centre for Leadership Studies at the University of Exeter and has written widely on the subject of Leadership in the public and private spheres.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS000000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General
BUS071000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Leadership