Worldly Leadership: Alternative Wisdoms for a Complex World by S. Turnbull

Worldly Leadership: Alternative Wisdoms for a Complex World

EditorS. Turnbull, P. Case, G. Edwards

Hardcover | December 13, 2011

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This book brings together non western, indigenous and eastern perspectives on leadership. Leadership theory has for too long been the exclusive domain of western academics developing leadership theories from the perspective of western institutions. Worldly leadership calls for pooling of the combined leadership wisdoms from all parts of the globe.

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SHARON TURNBULL Independent academic and Visiting Professor at the University of Gloucestershire Business School and the University of Worcester Business School, USA. Sharon was Director of the Centre for Applied Leadership Research at The Leadership Trust Foundation in Ross-on-Wye, UK, until January 2011. Her current research interes...
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Title:Worldly Leadership: Alternative Wisdoms for a Complex WorldFormat:HardcoverDimensions:312 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.03 inPublished:December 13, 2011Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230284701

ISBN - 13:9780230284708

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Table of Contents

PART I: WORLDLY LEADERSHIP FRAMES
Introduction: The Emerging Case for Worldly Leadership
National Language and its Importance for Worldly Leadership
Leadership Development as a Catalyst for Social Change: Lessons from a Pan-African Programme
The Internationalization of Leadership Development
Using the Worldly Leadership Lens to Approach the Task of Developing Women Leaders
Worldly Leadership and Concepts of Community
PART II: WORLDLY LEADERSHIP RESEARCH
Children's Image of Leadership in China
Implicit Leadership in Iran: Differences Between Leader and Boss and Gender
Leadership in the Arab Middle East: Does the Islamic Tradition Provide a Basis for 'Worldly Leadership'?
Worldly Leadership through Local Knowledge: Discovering Voices of Emirati Women Business Leaders
Worldly Leadership in Pakistan Seth Organizations: An Empirical Challenge to the Concept of Global Leadership
Linking the Worldly Mindset with an Authentic Leadership Approach: an Exploratory Study in a Middle-Eastern Context
The Modern Challenges Facing Traditional Igbo Village Leadership
Influences, Tensions, and Competing Identities in Indian Business Leaders' Stories
The Competing and Paradoxical Identities in the Narratives of 21st
Century Russian Leaders