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Perspectives from Practice

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June 2022 | 240 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Examining contemporary issues of gender, culture and ethics, this concise and highly practical textbook covers the essential, need-to-know theories required by current and future leaders.

Central to the book are the testimonies of six leaders from a diverse range of industries and company sizes, which provide real-life perspectives on leadership in organisations around the world. As a reader, you are invited to reflect on your own personal experiences of leadership and consider how good leadership practices can benefit organisations and the people working within them.

Leadership: Perspectives from Practice is an essential text for undergraduate and postgraduate students of Leadership, as well as anyone looking to better their understanding of the realities of leadership and how practical leadership skills are developed. 

Laura Galloway PhD is Professor of Business and Enterprise at Edinburgh Business School at Heriot-Watt University, Director of the EBS Incubator and joint Editor in Chief of the International Journal of Entrepreneurship & Innovation.


Chapter 1 Understanding Leadership: Pioneering, Influencing and Motivating
Chapter 2 Traditional Approaches to Leadership
Chapter 3 Modern Approaches to Leadership
Chapter 4 New Trends in Understanding Leadership
Chapter 5 Leadership Contexts: From Theory to Practice
Chapter 6 Leading and Diversity
Chapter 7 Leading and Culture
Chapter 8 Leading and Ethics
Chapter 9 Developing Leadership and Developing Leaders


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