A Very Short, Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap Book About Studying Leadership
Very Short, Fairly Interesting & Cheap Books
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|Format:||Paperback, 176 pages, New edition Edition|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 19 November 2007|
Written for students who want to question what they are learning in their leadership course but are short on time, this entertaining and accessible book will be the perfect accompaniment to any course on leadership. With controversial ideas and funny stories, it covers topics that readers will recognize from their course and some new but equally important areas to challenge their thinking. Part of a highly popular new series this book will make you better able to question and understand this burgeoning field.
Table of Contents
Should You Buy This Book? Introduction Why Studying Leadership Matters Leader-Centered Perspectives on Leadership Follower-Centered Perspectives on Leadership Cultural Perspectives on Leadership Critical Perspectives on Leadership Leadership with a Higher Purpose Conclusion Take Your Lead
About the Author
Brad Jackson is the Fletcher Building Education Trust Chair in Leadership at The University of Auckland Business School.
"It does what it promises to do, providing a high-level summary of the leadership literature that is accessible to non-specialists...This book is a credible addition to the emerging genre of short, interesting, cheap organizational books." -- Arran Caza Academy of Management Perspectives 20080814
|Publisher: ||SAGE Publications Ltd|
|Dimensions: ||19.0 x 12.0 x 1.0 centimeters (0.20 kg)|