Leadership Theory and Research: A Critical Approach to New and Existing Paradigms

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Abstract

Covers leadership paradigms including implicit leadership, leader-member
exchange, servant, charismatic, transactional, transformational, distributed,
authentic, and entrepreneurial leadership.

Explores the similarities and differences between leadership and
management and discusses the functions and activities of both.

Examines the evolution of leadership research and theory and their historical
perspectives.

This book provides a concise yet comprehensive literature review on leadership. As well as offering critical insight into leadership research, the author addresses emerging paradigms and identifies new approaches. A vital tool for leadership students and scholars, the text will enable readers to demonstrate a critical awareness of current developments both in theory and practice of leadership and its importance in modern organizations. Both scholars and practitioners will find the engaging discussion in this book particularly useful as the author offers practical ideas for development and a much-needed unified theory on leadership.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan UK
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-319-68672-1
ISBN (Print)978-3-319-68671-4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2018

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Keywords

  • Leadership
  • Leadership Paradigms
  • Modern organisations
  • entrepreneurial leadership
  • transformational leadership
  • Management
  • authentic leadership
  • implicit leadership

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