How Managers have Learnt to Lead: Exploring the Development of Leadership Practice

Hardcover | March 15, 2009

bySteve Kempster

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This book provides an insight into the black-box of leadership learning that acts as a companion to guide leadership development. It has been written to enable the reader to reflect on their own experience and critique this against four case profiles of leadership learning: the public and private sectors; women managers; and owner-managers.

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This book provides an insight into the black-box of leadership learning that acts as a companion to guide leadership development. It has been written to enable the reader to reflect on their own experience and critique this against four case profiles of leadership learning: the public and private sectors; women managers; and owner-mana...

STEVE KEMPSTER is Head of the School of Business and Enterprise at Cumbria University, UK. Previously Steve was at Lancaster University Management School where he was Director of the Management Development and Project Management Divisions, Director of the Lancaster Leadership Centre and Director of the Full-time MBA. Recently Steve wa...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:272 pages, 8.85 × 5.68 × 0.9 inPublished:March 15, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230220959

ISBN - 13:9780230220959

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Table of Contents

PART I
Introduction: How Do Managers Learn to Lead?
PART II&nbsp--
What is Leadership, and Can it Be Learnt?
How do we Learn?
What is Understood about Leadership Learning and Development?
So What do we know so far about Leadership Learning?
PART III
Revealing Leadership Learning From Lived Experience
What are the Underlying Influences on Leadership Learning?
Towards an Explanation of Leadership Learning
Conclusion
Epilogue
References
Index