Key Concepts in Leadership
- Jonathan Gosling - University of Exeter, UK
- Ian Sutherland - IEDC-Bled School of Management.
- Stephanie Jones - Maastricht School of Management (MSM)
SAGE Key Concepts series
Leadership | Sociology of Work
How can we understand leadership today?
This wide-ranging, inter-disciplinary book provides readers with a complete introduction to the essentials of leadership. Included here are accessible and insightful entries on what leadership is, how it is practised and the relevant strengths and pitfalls. The book provides a one stop introductory guide to one of the most central and contested concepts in the social sciences.
An invaluable reference tool, this book offers insight into issues such as:
• Are leaders born or made?
• Authoritarian versus participative leadership
• The psychology of leaders and followers
• Leadership development
• Leadership styles, skills and functions
• Leadership in practice
This book is an indispensable guide to the central concepts of leadership for professionals and students alike.
Easy read and discusses issues that other books don't.
A useful book for student nurses to use to enable them to explore concepts of leadership
A recommended book that outlines the key concepts of leadership in a clear and concise manner.
Covering a comprehensive range of leader types, this book explores every dimension of leadership using exemplars from corporate and third sector perspectives. A valuable text for both undergraduate and postgraduate students from a range of disciplines
Excellent guide to leadership which encourages students to approach the subject from a number of different perspectives.
An excellent quick reference text for students on critical leadership issues.
An excellent overview, demystifying many urban myths about leadership, and providing students with clear, accessible insights into the sometimes confused and confusing world of leadership concepts and leadership studies.
Comprehensive overview of key topics in leadership. Great for review of concepts and initiation of further discussion/exploration.
It is a valuable book especially for those holding or aspiring to leadership positions.
Easy to understand for this level of student