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Leadership: regional and global perspectives

By: Muenjohn, Nuttawuth.
Contributor(s): McMurray, Adela [Co-author] | Fernando, Mario [Co-author] | Hunt, James [Co-author] | Fitzgerald, Martin [Co-author] | McKenna, Bernard [Co-author] | Intezari, Ali [Co-author] | Bankins, Sarah [Co-author] | Waterhouse, Jenny [Co-author].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Cambridge Cambridge University Press 2018Description: xviii, 414 p. Includes bibliographical references and index.ISBN: 9781108459297.Subject(s): Leadership | Organizational effectiveness | Industrial managementDDC classification: 658.4092 Summary: Whether leading a small team or a multinational corporation, within the public or private sector, a thorough understanding of the theory and best practice of leadership is essential. Leadership: Regional and Global Perspectives provides a fresh approach to leading in contemporary business environments. The theory component is complemented by a focus on strategic application. Each chapter features case studies highlighting the practical application of key concepts by organisational leaders in the Australasian region. Case studies at the end of each chapter provide a more nuanced analysis of the theory, while accompanying questions encourage students to think critically. Learning is further supported through the inclusion of learning objectives, key terms, further readings and review questions. An extensive bank of web resources is available to lecturers to support their teaching. Written by an expert team of academics from across Australia, Leadership gives students the tools they need to navigate their leadership journey. Introduces and explains new ideas, concepts, models and paradigms of leadership as well as providing a good coverage of the most important established leadership models Balances the exposition of theory and ideas with demonstrations of real-world relevance Covers a mix of SMEs and larger organisations, using 50 case studies with critical thinking questions and accompanied by a website for instructors https://www.cambridge.org/us/academic/subjects/management/organisation-studies/leadership-regional-and-global-perspectives?format=AR&isbn=9781108562249
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Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Theories of leadership
3. Styles of leadership
4. Ethics, values and responsible leadership
5. Followership
6. Cross-cultural leadership
7 Creating organizational culture
8. Power, politics and influence
9. Communication and conflict resolution
10. Leading teams, coaching and mentoring
11. Leading change
12. Strategic leadership and succession planning
13. Evaluating leadership performance and leadership development
14. Creativity, innovation and leadership
15. Leadership and decision making.

Whether leading a small team or a multinational corporation, within the public or private sector, a thorough understanding of the theory and best practice of leadership is essential. Leadership: Regional and Global Perspectives provides a fresh approach to leading in contemporary business environments. The theory component is complemented by a focus on strategic application. Each chapter features case studies highlighting the practical application of key concepts by organisational leaders in the Australasian region. Case studies at the end of each chapter provide a more nuanced analysis of the theory, while accompanying questions encourage students to think critically. Learning is further supported through the inclusion of learning objectives, key terms, further readings and review questions. An extensive bank of web resources is available to lecturers to support their teaching. Written by an expert team of academics from across Australia, Leadership gives students the tools they need to navigate their leadership journey.
Introduces and explains new ideas, concepts, models and paradigms of leadership as well as providing a good coverage of the most important established leadership models
Balances the exposition of theory and ideas with demonstrations of real-world relevance
Covers a mix of SMEs and larger organisations, using 50 case studies with critical thinking questions and accompanied by a website for instructors

https://www.cambridge.org/us/academic/subjects/management/organisation-studies/leadership-regional-and-global-perspectives?format=AR&isbn=9781108562249

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