The Illusion of Leadership: Directing Creativity in Business and the Arts

Hardcover | November 15, 2008

byPiers Ibbotson

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People need a degree of free choice for creativity and change to happen. But they must also have boundaries. On one level this is what politics and business are all about. Too much of the wrong sort of control and the system becomes bureaucratic or tyrannical, too little and it becomes arbitrary and chaotic. This book covers these key issues surrounding leadership.

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People need a degree of free choice for creativity and change to happen. But they must also have boundaries. On one level this is what politics and business are all about. Too much of the wrong sort of control and the system becomes bureaucratic or tyrannical, too little and it becomes arbitrary and chaotic. This book covers these key ...

PIERS IBBOTSON is a respected speaker, coach and facilitator. He is a regular contributor to senior management development programmes in the UK and around the world, introducing leaders and senior managers to concepts and techniques from the creative arts. He has worked at partner level with leading management consultancies and has co...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 10.92 × 6.33 × 0.66 inPublished:November 15, 2008Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230201997

ISBN - 13:9780230201996

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Table of Contents

The Illusion of Leadership
Rehearsing King Lear
Project Managing a Work of Art
Creativity: Myths and Legends
Creativity in Groups
Hierarchy and Status Games
Diversity and Innovation: Casting for Creativity
Rehearsing for Business and For Life
Live Communication: The Business of Theatre
Giving Presentations: The Theatre of Business
The Script
Masks and the Sense of Self
Training for Creative Leadership
Art in the World:
Why Artists should Rule the World