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The Nature of Leadership free pdf Written by a team of leading experts in leadership studies, The Nature of Leadership provides compelling answers to the most vexing questions surrounding leadership: Is leadership measurable? Are there traits that reliably distinguish leaders from nonleaders? Does the situation matter? Are there differences in women's and men's leadership styles? Is ethical leadership effective leadership? Are elements of leadership culturally bounded whereas other elements are universal? Does vision really matter? Can leadership be developed? The new volume includes 16 chapters divided into five parts: Introduction, Leadership: Science, Nature, and Nurture- The Major Schools of Leadership- Special Topics in Leadership- and Conclusion. Topical coverage within these parts include research methods, leader and leadership development, evolutionary and biological perspectives of leadership, individual differences, situational and contingency theories, transformational, charismatic, and shared leadership, followership, gender, identity, culture, and ethics.

About David V. Day

David V. Day is the Woodside Professor of Leadership and Management at the University of Western Australia Business School. Prof. Day has published more than 75 journal articles, books, and book chapters, many pertaining to the core topics of his primary research interests in leadership and leadership development. He is the lead author on the recently published book titled, An Integrative Approach to Leader Development: Connecting Adult Development, Identity and Expertise (Routledge, 2009) and is presently editing The Oxford Handbook of Leadership and Organizations with an expected publication date of 2012. Day serves as an Associate Editor of the Journal of Applied Psychology and is on the editorial boards of Human Performance, Journal of Management, Leadership Quarterly, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Organizational Psychology Review, and Personnel Psychology. He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. John Antonakis is Professor of Organizational Behaviour in the Faculty of Business and Economics of the University of Lausanne, Switzerland. Professor Antonakis' research is currently focused on predictors and outcomes of leadership, leadership development, strategic leadership, social cognition, as well as on causality. He has published over 35 book chapters and articles including in journals such as in Science, The Leadership Quarterly, Journal of Operations Management, Human Relations, Personality and Individual Differences, among others. He has co-edited two books: The Nature of Leadership, and Being There Even When You Are Not: Leading Through Strategy, Structures, and Systems. Antonakis is Associate Editor of The Leadership Quarterly, and is on the editorial boards of the Academy of Management Review, Human Relations, Leadership, Organizational Psychology Review, Organizational Research Methods, and Journal of Management Studies. Affiliations: University of Lausanne John Antonakis has a Web Site at:

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Author : David V. Day
Publisher : SAGE Publications Inc
Data Published : 20 July 2011
ISBN : 1412980208
EAN : 9781412980203
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 608 pages
Age + : 18 years
Language : English
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