The Oxford Handbook of leadership and organizations. (2014)
“…a collection of comprehensive, state-of-the-science reviews and perspectives on the most pressing historical and contemporary leadership issues.”
David V. Day (Ed.)
Oxford University Press.
From the publisher’s website:
- Addresses various special concerns and contexts in which leadership plays an important role
- Examines emerging issues with regard to the contextualization of leadership, including extreme environments and crises leadership
- Synthesizes the various leadership perspectives offered by the distinct disciplines of psychology, political science and sociology
- Reviews various approaches from dyadic and team-based levels, including multi-team systems
The Oxford Handbook of Leadership and Organizations brings together a collection of comprehensive, state-of-the-science reviews and perspectives on the most pressing historical and contemporary leadership issues – with a particular focus on theory and research – and looks to the future of the field.
It provides a broad picture of the leadership field as well as detailed reviews and perspectives within the respective areas.
Each chapter, authored by leading international authorities in the various leadership sub-disciplines, explores the history and background of leadership in organizations, examines important research issues in leadership from both quantitative and qualitative perspectives, and forges new directions in leadership research, practice, and education.
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