The Oxford Handbook of Leadership

Hardcover | November 7, 2012

EditorRumsey, Michael G.

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The study of leadership is a rapidly evolving, multi-faceted field. It is conceptualized as a social and cultural phenomenon, which cannot be fully understood from a single perspective. The leader, the follower, the context, and the interactions amongst these elements must all be considered.The Oxford Handbook of Leadership explores the complex relationship between leader, led, and the environment that constitutes leadership. Divided into five parts, this handbook provides comprehensive coverage of the field, including:* an exploration of the roles individual attributes, training, and development play in generating a leader who is capable of performing effectively* an examination of the relationship between leadership and contextual factors in terms of an organizational role, one's culture, and a specific setting (e.g. military, higher education, and presidential)* a critical look at to what extent leader and follower behavior in a social and/or organizational context are tied* a consideration of what leader effectiveness means (i.e., what differentiates effective from ineffective leadership, including promising insights and scholarship that have emerged regarding this issue)* a concluding chapter that provides some overall comments concerning the current state of leadership research and some thoughts about potentially fruitful directions.Leadership research has come a long way, but the inherent dimensionality of the field leaves room for new insights and new directions. As the study of leadership progresses along the route to maturity, the volume will serve as a navigation tool that will provide a solid foundation for futureresearch.

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The study of leadership is a rapidly evolving, multi-faceted field. It is conceptualized as a social and cultural phenomenon, which cannot be fully understood from a single perspective. The leader, the follower, the context, and the interactions amongst these elements must all be considered.The Oxford Handbook of Leadership explores th...

Michael G. Rumsey, Ph.D., is Chief, Personnel Assessment Research Unit at the U. S. Army Research Institute for the Behavioral and Social Sciences (ARI).

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:512 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.98 inPublished:November 7, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Michael G. Rumsey: Introduction: Leadership in Five PartsPart One: The Making of a Leader: Attributes, Training and Development1. Stephen J. Zaccaro, Kate LaPort, and Irwin Jos: The Attributes of Successful Leaders: A Performance Requirements Approach2. Robert Hogan and Timothy Judge: Personality and Leadership3. Robert J. Sternberg: The WICS Model of Leadership4. Edwin A. Locke and John A. Allison: What Makes Great Business Leaders?5. David V. Day: Training and Developing Leaders: Theory and Research6. Michael G. Rumsey: Commentary: A Way AheadPart Two: Leadership in Context: General Issues7. Douglas J. Brown: Leadership and Followership from a Social Cognition Perspective: A Dual Process Approach8. Edwin P. Hollander: Inclusive Leadership and Idiosyncrasy Credit in Leader-follower Relations9. Marissa L. Shuffler, C. Shawn Burke, William S. Kramer, and Eduardo Salas: Leading Teams: Past, Present, and Future Perspectives10. George B. Graen: Overview of Future Research Directions for Team Leadership11. Russ Marion: Organizational Leadership and Complexity Mechanisms12. Vipin Gupta: A Five Dimensional Integrated Framework of Strategic Leadership13. Rajiv Kumar and Jagdeep S. Chhokar: Cross-cultural Leadership14. Robert Birnbaum: Genes, Memes, and the Evolution of Human Leadership15. Richard Klimoski: Commentary: When it Comes to Leadership, Context MattersPart Three: Leadership in Context: Special Settings16. Sean T. Hannah and Walter J. Sowden: Leadership in the Profession of Arms17. Edwin P. Hollander: Leadership in Higher Education18. Dean Keith Simonton: Presidential leadership: Performance Criteria and their Predictors19. Boas Shamir: Commentary: Leadership in Context and Context in Leadership StudiesPart Four: The Dynamics of Leadership20. George B. Graen: The Missing Link in Network Dynamics21. Jay A. Conger: Charismatic Leadership22. Fred O. Walumbwa: From Transactional and Transformational to Authentic Leadership23. John P. Campbell: Leadership, the Old, the New, and the Timeless: A CommentaryPart Five: Leadership Effectiveness24. Michael D. Mumford and Jamie D. Barrett: Leader Effectiveness: Who Really is the Leader?25. S. Bartholomew Craig and Robert B. Kaiser: Destructive Leadership26. Michael G. Rumsey: Final Words: The Elusive Science of Leadership