Rethinking Leadership: A New Look at Old Leadership Questions

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Edward Elgar Publishing, Jan 1, 2010 - Business & Economics - 214 pages
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Books about leadership abound, often generalizing from a heroic leader s own experiences or reflecting the latest incremental advances in scholarly theorizing. Rethinking Leadership is different in that Ladkin questions the key questions of leadership thi
 

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Contents

1 Why study leadership from a philosophical perspective?
1
2 Why are there so many different theories of leadership?
15
3 Why is it so difficult to study leadership?
34
4 What goes on in the relationship between leaders and followers?
55
5 What is charismatic leadership?
75
6 What is so important about the visionthing?
101
7 How do leaders lead change?
127
8 How can individuals take up the leader role wisely?
153
9 What has it meant to rethink leadership?
177
Bibliography
190
Index
199
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