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The Palgrave Handbook of Leadership in Transforming Asia

Editors: Muenjohn, Nuttawuth, McMurray, Adela (Eds.)

  • Facilitates high impact translation for Asian and non-Asian contexts so as to enhance understanding leadership in Asia
  • Advances knowledge of the complexity of leadership research and practices in transformational economies such as Asia 
  • Makes significant contributions to the theory and practice of leadership effectiveness and its implications within the Asian environment
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This handbook provides a comprehensive overview and evaluation of the variety of organizational leadership issues within the Asian region. It highlights the relationship between leaders and their followers, and the complexity of leadership research and practices in Asian transformational economies. Covering a wide range of contexts and perspectives, the chapters are based on empirical studies with evidence-based findings that can be used as case studies for academics and practitioners. The handbook makes significant contributions to leadership theory including practice and assists international researchers, practitioners and students in understanding the influence of the Asian culture and its impact on leadership. 

About the authors

Nuttawuth Muenjohn is a researcher and educator at the School of Management, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University, Australia. His primary research focuses on the complexity of leadership in Asia. Nuttawuth’s works have been achieved through various collaborations in the Asia-Pacific region. He has written books with top international publishers and produced several refereed publications.

Adela McMurray is Professor of Management at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia. She has published over 130 publications, is the recipient of over $2.5million in research funding and chaired the USA Academy of Management’s International Theme Committee. Adela is Assistant Editor of the Journal of Management History, and is a member of numerous Editorial Advisory Boards. She won excellence awards for international leadership roles, teaching, research and supervision.

Reviews

“This is a volume past due as it is a groundbreaking and comprehensive study of leadership in more than 10 countries in Asia across a wide range of industrial sectors and organization types.  The editors skillfully combine the conceptual and empirical providing guidance for both academics and practitioners and offering a roadmap for future leadership volumes in other non-Western areas.” Claire A. Simmers, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus)

“I am delighted to discover this timely publication which will both challenge and inform its readers. Leadership is an activity at the heart of increasing living standards and productivity of enterprises; it reflects cultural diversity and is a cultural activity.” (John Miller, Professor and Officer in the Order of Australia, Australia)

“This important work offers a framework for action bringing out the positives as well as confronting the negatives to leadership reform. The variety of situations it examines makes compelling reading and is a factual reflection of the diversity Asia offers.” (Alan Gregory, Professor of Education, Monash University and Member of the Order of Australia, Australia) 

Table of contents (31 chapters)

  • Leadership, Diversity and Cross-Cultural Leadership in China and Australia

    Grow, Heath S. (et al.)

    Pages 3-28

  • Globally Responsible Leadership: When East Meets West

    D’Amato, Alessia (et al.)

    Pages 29-51

  • Tropical Forestry Services: A Case Study of Embracing Entrepreneurial Leadership in Charting East-West Markets for Ancient Indian Sandalwood

    Peden, Craig (et al.)

    Pages 53-70

  • How Connected Leadership Helps to Create More Agile and Customer-Centric Organizations in Asia

    Hayward, Simon (et al.)

    Pages 71-87

  • The Dark Side of Organizational Leadership in the Transformation of Asia and the Need for Reform in Public and Private Sectors: Cases from China and India

    Christopher, Elizabeth

    Pages 91-108

Buy this book

eBook £168.00
price for United Kingdom (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-137-57940-9
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover £210.00
price for United Kingdom (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-137-57938-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Palgrave Handbook of Leadership in Transforming Asia
Editors
  • Nuttawuth Muenjohn
  • Adela McMurray
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-57940-9
DOI
10.1057/978-1-137-57940-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-57938-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXII, 614
Number of Illustrations and Tables
39 b/w illustrations
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