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Leading Organizations: Perspectives for a New Era



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"The Second Edition of Leading Organizations" offers an expanded focus on the fluid roles of leaders and participants (followers) and their mutual responsibility for organizational leadership. Like the first edition, this text contains chapters on implementing the organization's mission, structure, culture and strategy written by leading scholars in the field. The new features include: Strategic leadership; Virtual leadership; Leadership, organizational change, and conflict; and, Building a culture of leadership.

Table of Contents

Preface Acknowledgment Introduction PART I THE ENVIRONMENT OF NEW ERA ORGANIZATIONS 1. Inevitable Strategies - Peter Schwartz 2. Globalization - Douglas A. Hicks 3. Creating the Environmentally Aware Organization - Gregory G. Dess, G. T. Lumpkin, and Alan B. Eisner 4. How to Make Sense of Weak Signals - Paul J. H. Shoeamaker and George S. Day 5. Wikinomics: The Art and Science of Peer Production - Don Tapscott and Anthony D. Williams PART II LEADERSHIP CONCEPTS AND THEORIES 6. Leadership (Excerpts) - James MacGregor Burns 8. Servant Leadership - Robert K. Greenleaf 7. The Transformational Model of Leadership - Bernard M. Bass and Ronald E. Riggio 9. Charismatic Theory - Jay A. Conger 10. Contingency Theories of Leadership - Richard L. Hughes, Robert C. Ginnett, and Gordon J. Curphy 11. Strategic Leadership: Top Management Teams - Sydney Finkelstein, Donald C. Hambrick, and Albert A. Cannella, Jr. PART III SHARED RESPONSIBILITY FOR LEADERSHIP 12. All Those Years Ago: The Historical Underpinnings of Shared Leadership - Craig L. Pearce and Jay A. Conger 13. Followership - Robert E. Kelley 14. Empowerment - Lynn Offermann 15. Leadership and the Problem of Bogus Empowerment - Joanne B. Ciulla 16. Leading Teams: Imperatives for Leaders - J. Richard Hackman 17. E-Leadership - Surinder S. Kahai and Bruce J. Avolio 18. Leadership in the 21st Century - Kathleen E. Allen, Juana Bordas, Gill Robinson Hickman, Larraine R. Matusak, Georgia J. Sorenson, and Kathryn J. Whitmire PART IV IMPETUS FOR ORGANIZATIONAL LEADERSHIP 19. What Do We Know About Vision? - Sooksan Kantabutra 20. Is Your Vision Consistent? A Method for Checking, Based On Scenario Concepts - Joao M. G. Boaventura and Adalberto A. Fischmann 21. The Mission Statement: A Corporate Reporting Tool With a Past, Present, and Future - Linda Stallworth Williams 22. Do Firms Practice What They Preach? The Relationship Between Missions Statements and Stakeholder Management - Barbara R. Bartkus and Myron Glassman 23. What is the Right Organization Design? - N. Anand and Richard L. Daft PART V CULTURE: THE ORGANIZATION'S DNA 24. Influencing Organization Culture - Gary Yukl 25. The Learning Culture and the Learning Leader - Edgar H. Schein 26. Moral Leadership and Business Ethics - Al Gini 27. Characteristics of Ethical Business Cultures - Alexandre Ardichvili, James A. Mitchell, and Douglas Jondle 28. Being Ethical When the Boss is Not - Mary Uhl-Bien and Melissa K. Carsten 29. Toxic Leaders: They're Plentiful - Jean Lipman-Blumen 30. Making Meaning of Being Bad - Barbara Kellerman 31. Understanding Ethical Failures in Leadership - Terry L. Price PART VI INCLUSION 32. Unlocking the Benefits of Diversity: All-Inclusive Multiculturalism and Positive Organizational Change - Flannery G. Stevens, Victoria C. Plaut, and Jeffrey Sanchez-Burks 33. Goal Interdependence for Working Across Cultural Boundaries: Chinese Employees With Foreign Managers - Yi-feng Chen, Dean Tjosvold, and Sofia Fang Su 34. Women and the Labyrinth of Leadership - Alice H. Eagly and Linda L. Carli 35. 'Just Because You Can Get a Wheelchair in the Building Doesn't Mean That You Can Still Participate': Barriers to the Career Advancement of Disabled Professionals - Dana Wilson-Kovacs, Michelle K. Ryan, S. Alexander Haslam, and Anna Rabinovich 36. Support a Diverse Workforce: What Type of Support Is Most Meaningful for Lesbian and Gay Employees? - Ann H. Huffman, Kristen M. Watrous-Rodriguez, and Eden B. King 37. The Multigenerational Workforce: Opportunity for Competitive Success - HR Magazine 38. Respectful Pluralism at Work - Douglas A. Hicks PART VII CAPACITY BUILDING 39. Adaptive Work - Ronald A. Heifetz 40. Organizational Change Practices - Gill Robinson Hickman 41. Collaborating for Systemic Change - Peter M. Senge, Benyamin B. Lichtenstein, Katrin Kaeufer, Hilary Bradbury, and John S. Carroll 42. Leading Through Conflict: The Mediator - Mark Gerzon 43. Illuminating a Cross-Cultural Leadership Challenge: When Identity Groups Collide - Donna Chrobot-Mason, Marian N. Ruderman, Todd J. Weber, Patricia J. Ohlott, and Maxine A. Dalton 44. Beyond Empowerment: A Company of Citizens - Brook Manville and Josiah Ober 45. The Tenets of the Democratic Enterprise - Lynda Gratton 46. The Path to Democracy and Sharing - Michael Boon PART VIII NEW RESPONSIBILITIES OF ORGANIZATIONAL LEADERSHIP: SOCIAL ACTIVISM 47. Leading Corporate Citizenship - Sandra Waddock 48. A New Kind of Company: B Corporations Worry About Stakeholders Not Just Shareholders - Hannah Clark 49. Ideologically Motivated Activism: How Activist Groups Influence Corporate Social Change Activities - Frank Den Hond and Frank G. A. De Bakker 50. Missionary Leadership: Harnessing the Power of the Mission - K. M. Thiagarajan Author Index Subject Index About the Author

Author Biography

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.
Release date Australia
February 9th, 2010
Country of Publication
United States
2nd Revised edition
SAGE Publications Inc
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