John Adair: Fundamentals of Leadership by J. GoslingJohn Adair: Fundamentals of Leadership by J. Gosling

John Adair: Fundamentals of Leadership

byJ. GoslingEditorP. Case, M. Witzel

Hardcover | May 23, 2007

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John Adair is one of the most important figures on leadership thought and practice. This book shows the depth of his influence and offers fresh perspectives on his ideas. Anyone convinced that leadership is crucial to improved performance, but who is suspicious of quick fix approaches, should read this book for understanding and practical advice
BRIAN BURRIDGE Senior Strategic Advisor to a multi-national aerospace company PETER CASE Professor of Organization Studies, Bristol Business School, University of the West of England, UK DAVID FARADAY Former senior Lecturer at the University of Surrey, UK, where he was responsible for professional training and skills development in C...
Title:John Adair: Fundamentals of LeadershipFormat:HardcoverDimensions:220 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.74 inPublished:May 23, 2007Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230002056

ISBN - 13:9780230002050


Table of Contents

List of Tables List of Figures Foreword by K. Grint Notes on the Contributors Introduction and Acknowledgements; J.Gosling & P.Case PART 1: PERSPECTIVES ON ADAIR'S WORK Strategos: An Exploration of John Adair's Influence on Strategic Leadership; A.Cooper Bridging the Gap: A Perspective on the Contribution of John Adair; J.Potter The Leaders and the Led: Dyadic Approaches to Leadership; M.Witzel Gimme Five! Multi-disciplinary Perspectives on Leadership; T.Harle PART II: Adair's Influence on Institutions Action-Centred Leadership in the Royal Air Force: Final Landing or New Horizon?; Sir B.Burridge Public Sector Leadership Centres - a Variant of Groundhog Day?; E.Wooldridge Leading the Way in Higher Education: A 20-year Journey from the University of Surrey to the Leadership Foundation; R.Middlehurst, T.Kennie & D.Faraday John Adair and Church Leadership; S.M. Gaskell PART III: Action-Centred Leadership (ACL) in International Contexts Functional Leadership in Australia - The Story; G.McMahon The Application of Action-Centred Leadership (ACL) in Hong Kong; W.Mak PART IV: Summing Up The Forward View; J.Adair Index

Editorial Reviews

'For students of Adair this is a must read, and for practitioners of leadership it offers some excellent guidance and opens many doors to further study.' - Mark Saunders, Edge