Leadership and Change Management

Leadership and Change Management

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Electronic Inspection Copy available for instructors here Recognizing and responding to change is the oxygen of life for an organization, and leadership is fundamentally about focusing organizations on these new realities. Leadership and Change Management provides the reader with a practical, real-world understanding of several dimensions of leadership that are usually neglected in management textbooks, such as the nature of new realities and how managers can improve their insight into them, and how leaders can identify and overcome resistance to change. Drawing on a wide range of insightful, global real-life case studies to capture the imagination, the topics covered include critical systems thinking, philosophies of leadership, group dynamics, authority, ethics, personal character and the psychology of leadership. This comprehensive text will be of interest to anyone looking for a more thoughtful engagement with the key issues in leadership and change management.Figure 3.2 Leadership theories a€“ summary from Northouse (2005) description of Organic Leadership resonates with a ... philosophy that underpins Organic Leadership derives from the New Science, which enables the organization to deal withanbsp;...

Title:Leadership and Change Management
Author:Annabel Beerel
Publisher:SAGE - 2009-05-13


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