Leadership in today's organizations is a tough business. Organizational leaders face a number of challenges as their jobs, and the world around them, become increasingly complex. Trends, such as organizational qdelayering, q rapid technological advances, and increased employee empowerment require that leaders adapt their techniques and styles of leadership to meet these new challenges. Consequently, there has been an explosion of interest in leadership in recent years as researchers and management educators struggle to understand the process of leadership development, how it operates, and what characteristics make effective leaders. Born of these questions, the 11th Annual Kravis-de Roulet Leadership Conference at Claremont McKenna College brought together an impressive slate of scholars whose theories, research, and cutting-edge techniques are now gathered together in this impressive volume. Each chapter asks and answers questions about the current state of the field while providing future direction for research to help bridge the gap between leadership researchers and leadership development practitioners. Notable topics include chapters on qe-leadershipq and leadership within the qvirtualq organization, exploring 360-degree feedback, the importance of qsocial capital, q and a comprehensive analysis of the well-researched theory of Leader Member Exchange.As leadership study continues to emerge as a recognized academic discipline, it has important implications for the ... This creates both opportunities, such as the early identification of persons who might fill leadership positions, and risks, such as the possible exclusion of potential ... Brungardt, C., aamp; Crawford, C. B. (1996).
|Title||:||The Future of Leadership Development|
|Author||:||Susan Elaine Murphy, Ronald E. Riggio|
|Publisher||:||Psychology Press - 2003-09-12|