Leading Organizations: Perspectives for a New Era

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SAGE, Sep 24, 1998 - Business & Economics - 613 pages
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This volume provides a framework for examining and integrating issues pertaining to organizational leadership and helps prepare the student and professional for leading and participating in these new-era organizations. This volume is divided into eight parts with an overview on leadership and organizational issues for each part.
 

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Contents

T he Changing Environ
5
Coming to Terms With Irreversible Change
19
Introduction
26
The Virtual Organization
45
Bureaucracy Versus Leadership
55
The Paradoxes of Leadership
68
Reforming Institutionalized Organizations
79
Leadership Concepts and Theories in Organizations
93
Why Does Vision Matter?
231
The Dark Side of Leadership
250
Mission
261
Going Beyond the Rhetoric of Race and Gender
390
Leading and Empowering Diverse Followers
397
Leadership and Capacity Building in Organizations
405
HH HH
411
Building Individual Learning
424

Servant Leadership in Business
115
Whats Leadership?
130
Contingency Theories of Leadership
141
Chaos and the Strange Attractor of Meaning
158
Submission or Liberation?
166
LeaderParticipant Relationships in Organizations
177
Leadership Secrets From Exemplary Followers
193
Unrealized Opportunities
202
Customers Take Charge
214
Building Learning Organizations
439
Successful Change and the Force That Drives It
458
The Constructive Management of Differences
467
Linking Rewards With Performance
481
A New Wave
503
The Fire This Time?
511
SAMUEL E BLEECKER
611
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About the author (1998)

Dr. Gill Robinson Hickman is professor emerita in the Jepson School of Leadership Studies, University of Richmond. An inaugural faculty member of the Jepson School, she participated in its institution building and course development and has held positions as dean, professor of Public Administration, and Human Resource director. She has published several books and numerous articles/book chapters in the field of leadership studies. Her experience has led to invitations as presenter at the China Executive Leadership Academy Pudong (CELAP), Shanghai, China; the Leadership in Central Europe Conference at Palacky University in Olomouc, Czech Republic; and a panel member at international conferences in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Guadalajara, Mexico, and Canada. She was a faculty presenter at the prestigious Salzburg Seminar in Salzburg, Austria and at the University of the Western Cape in South Africa where she presented a conceptual framework for leadership and transformation for regional governments in South Africa.

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