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Leadership Perspectives

Knowledge into Action

Editors: Turnbull James, Kim, Collins, J. (Eds.)

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Taking its theme from the fifth annual Studying Leadership conference held at Cranfield School of Management, this work offers new formulations of the concept of leadership. Making a clear link between research and practice, it explores how new ideas about leadership will lead to new approaches to leadership practice.

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SIMON BADDELEY studies at the Institute of Local Government Studies at Birmingham University and was a member of the 2005 SOLACE Commission, whose report 'Leadership United', examined how chief executives managed in political environments JON BILLSBERRY Director of Research and Senior Lecturer in Organizational Behaviour at the Open University in the UK. He received his Ph.D. in Applied Psychology from The University of Nottingham, UK CLIFF BOWMAN Director of Research at Ashridge, UK. He has been involved in executive development for over 20 years, and has consulted to top teams from many organizations. ALAN BRYMAN Professor of Organizational and Social Research in the School of Management, University of Leicester UK DAVID BUTCHER (Dr.) has been in management education for over 20 years and is Director of Open Executive Programmes at Cranfield, UK MARTIN CLARKE has worked extensively in manufacturing and logistics and before joining Cranfield was a director of a European business information company JAMES COLLINS Research Fellow at Cranfield School of Management's Centre for Executive Learning and Leadership, UK MARYSE DUBOULOY Associate Professor in the Management Department at ESSEC Business School, France MIKE DUNN is at the Department of Defence Management and Security Analysis Cranfield University, UK GARETH EDWARDS Senior Researcher in the Centre for Applied Leadership Research at the Leadership Trust Foundation and is a Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Portsmouth Business School, UK ROBERT FRENCH Reader in Organization Studies at Bristol Business School, UWE, and also works as an independent organisational consultant, UK CLIVE FLETCHER Honorary Professor at Warwick Business School, Professor Emeritus at Goldsmiths' College, University of London, and Managing Director of Personnel Assessment Ltd, UK JEAN HARTLEY Professor of Organizational Analysis at the Institute of Governance and Public Management (IGPM) at Warwick Business School, University of Warwick, UK CLIFFORD HILL (Dr.) Founder of the Thornton Institute for Leadership and Business Ethics and Research Director of the Family Matters Institute, UK JOE JAINA Senior Lecturer in Organizational Behaviour at Cranfield School of Management, UK DORIS JEPSON Senior Lecturer in Human Resource Management and Organizational Behaviour at Oxford Brookes University, UK RICHARD KWIATKOWSKI Senior Lecturer in Organizational Psychology at Cranfield School of Management, UK DONNA LADKIN is involved in researching the role leadership plays in organizing for environmental sustainability SU MADDOCK is currently Advisor on Innovation to National School of Government and Senior Fellow at Manchester Business School, UK PATRICK C. NELSON Doctoral Student in Organizational Psychology and a part time Project Officer at the Open University. He received his MSc in Occupational Health Psychology from Utrecht University, the Netherlands RUTH SEALY Doctoral Researcher at the International Centre for Women Leaders, Cranfield School of Management, UK. A qualified Business Psychologist, she is also a Management Development Consultant PETER SIMPSON Director of Business Development and lecturer in Organization Studies at Bristol Business School, University of the West of England. He consults to organizations in the public, private and voluntary sectors and has published widely on issues of strategic leadership and organizational change VAL SINGH Reader in Corporate Diversity Management, and Deputy Director of the International Centre for Women Leaders at Cranfield School of Management, UK PROFESSOR KIM TURNBULL JAMES Professor of Executive Learning at Cranfield School of Management and Director of the Centre for Executive Learning and Leadership, UK JITSE D.J. VAN AMEIJDE is a part time Project Officer within the Human Resources Division of the Open University, UK, where he conducts organizational research and evaluations of learning and development programmes. He is also presently a full-time doctorate student in Systems NATHALIE VAN MEURS Senior Lecturer in Cross-Cultural Management at Middlesex University Business School, UK MARTIN WOOD Senior Lecturer in Social Theory and Organization at York Management School, University of York, UK

Table of contents (16 chapters)

Table of contents (16 chapters)
  • New Perspectives on Leadership: How Practical is a Good Theory?

    Pages 1-12

    James, Kim Turnbull (et al.)

  • The Event’s the Thing: Brief Encounters With the Leaderful Moment

    Pages 15-28

    Wood, Martin (et al.)

  • Leadership, Spirituality and Complexity: Wilberforce and the Abolition of the Slave Trade

    Pages 29-42

    Simpson, Peter (et al.)

  • Sharing Thoughts on Leadership and Friendship

    Pages 43-57

    French, Robert

  • How to Become a Globally Responsible Leader: Rites of Passage and Transitional Space

    Pages 58-71

    Dubouloy, Maryse

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Leadership Perspectives
Book Subtitle
Knowledge into Action
Editors
  • Kim Turnbull James
  • J. Collins
Copyright
2008
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-58406-8
DOI
10.1057/9780230584068
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-51604-5
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-35430-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 245
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