The SAGE Handbook of Leadership

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  • Copyright: 2011-03-14
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
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Leadership pervades every aspect of organizational and social life, and its study has never been more diverse, nor more fertile. With contributions from those who have defined that territory, this volume is not only a key point of reference for researchers, students and practitioners, but also an agenda-setting prospective and retrospective look at the state of leadership in the twenty-first century. It evaluates the domain and stretches it further by considering leadership scholarship from every angle, concluding with an optimistic look at the future of leaders, followers and their place in organizations and society at large.Each section represents a distinctive slant on leadership:- Macro perspectives - including strategic leadership, organization theory, charismatic leadership, complexity leadership, and networks.- Political and philosophical perspectives - including distributed leadership, critical leadership, ethics, the military and cults.- Psychological perspectives - including personality, leadership style and contingency theories, transformational leadership, exchange relationships, shared leadership, cognition, leadership development, gender, trust, identity and the 'dark side' of leadership.- Cultural perspectives - including spirituality, aesthetics, and creativity.- Contemporary and emergent perspectives - followership, historical methods, virtual leadership, emotions, image, celebrity, and the quest for a general theory of leadership

Author Biography

Alan Bryman is Professor of Organizational and social Research, School of Management, University of Leicester. Keith Grint is Professor of Public Leadership at Warwick University Business School. Mary Uhl-Bien is the Howard Hawks Chair in Business Ethics and Leadership at the University of Nebraska. David Collinson is Professor of Leadership an Organization at Lancaster University Management School. Brad Jackson is the Fletcher Building Education Trust Chair in Leadership at The University of Auckland Business School.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. ix
Chapter Summariesp. xiii
List of Contributorsp. xxv
Overview Perspectivesp. 1
A History of Leadershipp. 3
Research Methods in the Study of Leadershipp. 15
The Enduring and Elusive Quest for a General Theory of Leadership:Initial Efforts and New Horizonsp. 29
Leadership Developmentp. 37
Macro and Sociological Perspectivesp. 51
Leadership and Organization Theoryp. 53
Perspectives on Strategic Leadershipp. 71
Charismatic Leadershipp. 86
Gender and Leadershipp. 103
A Network Approach to Leader Cognition and Effectivenessp. 118
Trust and Distrust in the Leadership Process: A Review and Assessment of Theory and Evidencep. 136
Leadership and Organizational Culturep. 151
Cross-Cultural Leadership Revisitedp. 165
Political and Philosophical Perspectivesp. 179
Critical Leadership Studiesp. 181
Leadership and Powerp. 195
Political Leadershipp. 203
Leadership and Cultsp. 215
Leadership Ethicsp. 229
Philosophy of Leadershipp. 242
Aesthetics and Leadershipp. 255
Psychological Perspectivesp. 267
Predictors of Leadership: The Usual Suspects and the Suspect Traitsp. 269
Contingency Theories of Effectivep. 286
Transformational Leadershipp. 299
Leader-Member Exchange: Recent Findings and Prospects for the Futurep. 311
Leadership and Attachment Theory: Understanding Interpersonal Dynamics in Leader-Follower Relationsp. 326
Team Leadership: A Review and Look Aheadp. 338
Authentic Leadershipp. 352
A Multi-Level View of Leadership and Emotions: Leading with Emotional Laborp. 365
The Shadow Side of Leadershipp. 380
Psychoanalytic Approaches to Leadershipp. 393
Creativity, Innovation and Leadership: Models and Findingsp. 405
Emerging Perspectivesp. 423
Followership and Follower-Centred Approachesp. 425
Hybrid Configurations of Leadershipp. 437
Moving Relationality: Meditations on a Relational Approach to Leadershipp. 455
Complexity Leadership Theoryp. 468
Spirituality and Leadershipp. 483z
Discursive Approaches to Leadershipp. 495
Being Leaders: Identities and Identity Work in Leadershipp. 495
The Virtual Leaderp. 518
Author Indexp. 531
Subject Indexp. 543
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