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This text includes 50 short chapters from the most prominent international scholars of leadership who provide students with invaluable overviews, insights, and perspectives on leadership in today's organizations. The book has a central organizing framework outlining the components of leadership (which is presented in the Introduction). It incorporates a new section on shared responsibility for leadership, new chapters on the external environment and on dysfunctional or unethical leadership behavior, a new section on inclusion, together with coverage of all the classic leadership theories, with updated chapters covering vision, mission, and structure that enhance the relevance of these theories in today's organizational context.
Table of Contents
The Environment of New Era Organizations
Creating the Environmentally Aware Organization
How to Make Sense of Weak Signals
Wikinomics: The Art and Science of Peer Production
Leadership Concepts and Theories
The Transformational Model of Leadership
Contingency Theories of Leadership
Strategic Leadership: Top Management Teams
Shared Responsibility for Leadership
All Those Years Ago: The Historical Underpinnings of Shared Leadership
Leadership and the Problem of Bogus Empowerment
Leading Teams: Imperatives for Leaders
Leadership in the 21st Century
Impetus for Organizational Leadership
What Do We Know About Vision?
Is Your Vision Consistent? A Method for Checking, Based on Scenario Concepts
The Mission Statement: A Corporate Reporting Tool With a Past, Present, and Future
Do Firms Practice What They Preach? The Relationship Between Mission Statements and Stakeholder Management
What Is the Right Organization Design?
Culture: The Organization's DNA
Influencing Organization Culture
The Learning Culture and the Learning Leader
Moral Leadership and Business Ethics
Characteristics of Ethical Business Cultures
Being Ethical When the Boss Is Not
Toxic Leaders: They're Plentiful
Making Meaning of Being Bad
Understanding Ethical Failures in Leadership
Unlocking the Benefits of Diversity: All-Inclusive Multiculturalism and Positive Organizational Change
Goal Interdependence for Working Across Cultural Boundaries: Chinese Employees With Foreign Managers
Women and the Labyrinth of Leadership
"Just Because You Can Get a Wheelchair in the Building Doesn't Necessarily Mean That You Can Still Participate": Barriers to the Career Advancement of Disabled Professionals
Supporting a Diverse Workforce: What Type of Support Is Most Meaningful for Lesbian and Gay Employees?
The Multìgenerational Workforce: Opportunity for Competitive Success
Respectful Pluralism at Work
Organizational Change Practices
Collaborating for Systemic Change
Leading Through Conflict: The Mediator
Illuminating a Cross-Cultural Leadership Challenge: When Identity Groups Collide
Beyond Empowerment: Building a Company of Citizens
The Tenets of the Democratic Enterprise
The Path to Democracy and Sharing
New Responsibilities of Organizational Leadership: Social Activism
Leading Corporate Citizenship
A New Kind of Company: B Corporations Worry About Stakeholders, Not Just Shareholders
Ideologically Motivated Activism: How Activist Groups Influence Corporate Social Change Activities
Missionary Leadership: Harnessing the Power of the Mission
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