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Leading Organizations
Perspectives for a New Era

Third Edition


© 2016 | 808 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Featuring readings from 44 prominent U.S. and international scholars in a variety of disciplines, Leading Organizations: Perspectives for a New Era, Third Edition aims to increase the reader’s understanding of shared responsibility for leadership. Editor Gill Robinson Hickman prepares readers for the study and practice of leadership by providing an overarching framework illustrated in the Introduction, which outlines the components of leadership in organizations. The text has been divided into eight succinct parts for the reader to easily maneuver between leadership components including 1. The Context of New Era Organizations, 2. Current Theories and Concepts of Leadership and Followership,3. Shared or Collective Leadership, 4. Culture and Inclusion, 5. Ethics, 6. Organizational Change , 7. Capacity Building, and 8. Social Responsibility. The comprehensiveness of this text, coupled with the opportunity to learn from the most prominent theorists and leadership scholars today, makes this an essential resource for courses in leadership studies.
 
Preface
 
Acknowledgments
 
Introduction
 
PART I THE CONTEXT OF NEW ERA ORGANIZATIONS
 
1. The Millennium Project: 2013-14 State of the Future (Executive Summary)
 
2. Global Demographic Trends: Impact on Workforce Diversity
 
3. Workplace 2025 – What Will It Look Like?
 
4. Winning the Race With Ever-Smarter Machines
 
5. Leading for the Long Future
 
PART II CURRENT THEORIES AND CONCEPTS OF LEADERSHIP
 
6. Leadership (Excerpts)
 
7. The Transformational Model of Leadership
 
8. Charismatic Leadership
 
9. Servant Leadership
 
10. Contingencies, Context, Situation, and Leadership
 
11. Followership Theory: A Review and Research Agenda
 
PART III SHARED OR COLLECTIVE LEADERSHIP
 
12. Unmasking Leadership
 
13. The Nature of Shared Leadership
 
14. E-leadership: Re-Examining Transformations in Leadership Source and Transmission
 
15. Complexity Leadership Theory
 
16. Leading Global Teams
 
17. Inspiring Democracy in the Workplace: From Fear-Based to Freedom-Centered Organizations
 
PART IV CULTURE AND INCLUSION
 
18. The Concept of Organizational Culture: Why Bother?
 
19. Culture and Communication in the Global Workplace
 
20. The Psychological Benefits of Creating an Affirming Climate for Workplace Diversity
 
21. Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, and Transgendered People and Human Resource Development: An Examination of the Literature in Adult Education and Human Resource Development
 
22. Women and Leadership
 
23. Generational Differences in Workplace Behavior
 
PART V ETHICS
 
24. Developing and Sustaining an Ethical Corporate Culture: The Core Elements
 
25. The Importance of Leadership in Shaping Business Values
 
26. Authentic Leadership
 
27. Ethical Followership: An Examination of Followership Beliefs and Crimes of Obedience
 
28. How Bad Are the Effects of Bad Leaders? A Meta-Analysis of Destructive Leadership and Its Outcomes
 
29. I Defy With a Little Help from My Friends: Raising an Organization’s Ethical Bar Through a Morally Courageous Coalition
 
PART VI ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE
 
30. Strategic Leadership
 
31. Open Strategy: Towards a Research Agenda
 
32. Big Data: The Management Revolution
 
33. Organizational Change Practices
 
34. Pilots for Change: Exploring Organisational Change Through Distributed Leadership
 
35. Designing Organizations to Meet 21st-Century Opportunities and Challenges
 
PART VII CAPACITY BUILDING
 
36. Advances in Leader and Leadership Development: A Review of 25 Years of Research and Theory
 
37. Developing Global Mindset and Global Leadership Capabilities
 
38. Getting to “We”: Collective Leadership Development
 
39. Generative Team Learning in Web 2.0 Environments
 
40. How Organizations Support Distributed Project Teams: Key Dimensions and Their Impact on Decision Making and Teamwork Effectiveness
 
PART VIII SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
 
41. Business IN Society: The Social Contract Revisited
 
42. Business Unusual: Corporate Responsibility in a 2.0 World
 
43. Sustainable Leadership: Towards a Workable Definition
 
44. The Collaboration Imperative
 
Index
 
About the Editor

For consideration for 2017 Spring Course.

Dr Tesilimi Aderemi Lawanson
Adult and Graduate Programs, Life Pacific College
August 16, 2016

diversity of articles and authors

Professor Kevin Maifeld
Fine Arts Dept, Seattle University
May 27, 2016

This textbook covers very current issues around leadership and draws from a considerable range of experts. This is a highly recommended text for both those new to leadership and those better versed in this topic

Mrs Julia Helen Foster-Turner
School of Health & Social Care, Oxford Brookes University
May 13, 2016

A detailed and comprehensive text that gives a reader an opportunity to explore all aspects of organisational leadership in-depth

Mrs Liana Beattie
Faculty of Education (Ormskirk), Edge Hill University
March 9, 2016

A very good read. Packed with useful information. Lots of interesting chapters over a wide context area.

Ms Melody Harrogate
EHS, Derby univeristy
June 9, 2015
Key features

NEW TO THIS EDITION:  

  • New readings in the first section focus on the dynamic global contexts in which new era organizations function
  • New section on ethics covers topics such as trust, ethical followership, authentic leadership, and the effects of destructive leadership 
  • New section on the external environment and organizational change explores how vision, values, and strategic influence change as well as how leaders can implement change 
  • New section on social responsibility and engagement examines sustainable leadership, corporate responsibility, and globalization  
  • Updated coverage of shared leadership, culture, inclusion, and capacity building 
  • Classic leadership theories have been updated in chapters covering transformational leadership, charismatic leadership, servant leadership, and followership theory   

KEY FEATURES:  

  • An emphasis on shared leadership helps readers apply classic theories to the more challenging and extensive expectations of today’s organizations that have a need for increased participant leadership
  • Eight succinct parts allow the reader to easily maneuver between leadership components
  • Organizational global issues contain work from a number of authors and practitioners outside the United States

Sample Materials & Chapters

Introduction

Overview Part III


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