The SAGE handbook of leadership / Handbook of leadership edited by Alan Bryman, David Collinson, Keith Grint, Brad Jackson and Mary Uhl-Bien. - London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage, c2011. - xxxviii, 551 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Part I Overview perspectives. A history of leadership -- Research methods in the study of leadership -- The enduring and elusive quest for a general theory of leadership: initial efforts and new horizons - Leadership development. Part II Macro and sociological perspectives. Leadership and organization theory -- Perspectives on strategic leadership -- Charismatic leadership -- Gender and leadership -- A network approach to leader cognition and effectiveness -- Trust and distrust in the leadership process: a review and assessment of theory and evidence -- Leadership and organizational culture -- Cross-cultural leadership revisited. Part III Political and philosophical perspectives. Critical leadership studies -- Leadership and power -- Political leadership -- Leadership and cults -- Leadership ethics -- Philosophy of leadership -- Aesthetics and leadership. Part IV Psychological perspectives. Predictors of leadership: the usual suspects and the suspect traits -- Contingency theories of effective leadership -- Transformational leadership -- Leader-member exchange: recent findings and prospects for the future -- Leadership and attachment theory: understanding interpersonal dynamics in leader-follower relations -- Team leadership: a review and look ahead -- Authentic leadership -- A multi-level view of leadership and emotions: leading with emotional labor -- The shadow side of leadership -- Psychoanalytic approaches to leadership -- Creativity, innovation and leadership: models and findings. Part V Emerging perspectives. Followership and follower-centred approaches -- Hybrid configurations of leadership -- Moving relationality : meditations on a relational approach to leadership -- Complexity leadership theory -- Spirituality and leadership -- Discursive approaches to leadership -- Being leaders: identities and identity work in leadership -- The virtual leader. Content :

Leadership pervades every aspect of organizational and social life, and its study has never been more diverse, nor more fertile. With contributions from those who have defined that territory, this volume is not only a key point of reference for researchers, students and practitioners, but also an agenda-setting prospective and retrospective look at the state of leadership in the twenty-first century. It evaluates the domain and stretches it further by considering leadership scholarship from every angle, concluding with an optimistic look at the future of leaders, followers and their place in organizations and society at large. Provided by Publisher. Summary :



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