Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-16 of 16 items

  • Keywords: organizational leadership x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Mission Now Possible: Profile Building and Leadership in German Universities

Frank Meier and Uwe Schimank

in Reconfiguring Knowledge Production: Changing Authority Relationships in the Sciences and their Consequences for Intellectual Innovation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199590193
eISBN:
9780191723445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590193.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management, Knowledge Management

Deliberate and successful attempts to build distinctive collective research strategies, or ‘profiles’, that involve reallocating resources to particular areas constitute a new phenomenon in the ... More


Characteristics of leadership

Jean Hartley and John Benington

in Leadership for healthcare

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424877
eISBN:
9781447302667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424877.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the characteristics of leadership — the roles and resources, including power resources, which are available to the leadership. The chapter explores how far and why formal and ... More


Leadership and Project Teams

Alyson Byrne and Julian Barling

in The Psychology and Management of Project Teams: An Interdisciplinary Perspective

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199861378
eISBN:
9780190298661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199861378.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Research in organizational leadership and project management rarely overlap. Project management teams have specific characteristics that make them distinguishable from traditional work teams, thus ... More


In the Interest of Others: Organizations and Social Activism

John S. Ahlquist and Margaret Levi

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158563
eISBN:
9781400848652
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158563.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This book develops a new theory of organizational leadership and governance to explain why some organizations expand their scope of action in ways that do not benefit their members directly. The book ... More


Running the council or leading the community? A mayoral dichotomy

Colin Copus

in Leading the Localities: Executive Mayors in English Local Governance

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719071867
eISBN:
9781781701379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719071867.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter evaluates how elected mayors face the competing pressures of both running a large public service bureaucracy that is a council and leading the local community. The tension between ... More


The Secretariat of the United Nations Environment Programme: Tangled Up in Blue

Steffen Bauer

in Managers of Global Change: The Influence of International Environmental Bureaucracies

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012744
eISBN:
9780262258593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012744.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the United Nations’ principal body for environmental affairs, was created following the 1972 United Nations Conference on the Human Environment in ... More


The Ozone Secretariat: The Good Shepherd of Ozone Politics

Steffen Bauer

in Managers of Global Change: The Influence of International Environmental Bureaucracies

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012744
eISBN:
9780262258593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012744.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer and the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer are both administered by the ozone secretariat within the United ... More


The Climate Secretariat: Making a Living in a Straitjacket

Per-Olof Busch

in Managers of Global Change: The Influence of International Environmental Bureaucracies

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012744
eISBN:
9780262258593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012744.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

In response to growing scientific evidence that anthropogenic activities are interfering with the climate system, governments adopted the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change ... More


Does Measuring Performance Lead to Better Performance?

Mary Bryna Sanger

in Improving Public Services: International Experiences in Using Evaluation Tools to Measure Program Performance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190646059
eISBN:
9780190646073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190646059.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation, Social Policy

Performance measurement, despite its widespread use by American cities, rarely leads to improved government or more efficient municipal management. Through contacts with organizations that track, ... More


The World Bank: Making the Business Case for the Environment

Robert Marschinski and Steffen Behrle

in Managers of Global Change: The Influence of International Environmental Bureaucracies

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012744
eISBN:
9780262258593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012744.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Established at the Bretton Woods conference in 1944, the World Bank was originally envisioned as an institution which would assist with the reconstruction and development of those regions that have ... More


Spiritualism, Religion, and Other Romantic Quests for the Authentic Self

William M. Epstein

in The Masses are the Ruling Classes: Policy Romanticism, Democratic Populism, and Social Welfare in America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190467067
eISBN:
9780190865948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190467067.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Chapter 4 explores the quest for the authentic self in illuminations of the true self, in theories of organizational leadership, and in other sorts of personal quests for the authentic soul. The ... More


You Killed My Husband

Laura Visser-Maessen

in Robert Parris Moses: A Life in Civil Rights and Leadership at the Grassroots

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469627984
eISBN:
9781469628004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627984.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter analyzes Moses’s first civil rights campaign in McComb, Mississippi, and why it gained a mythical quality in movement history. Tracing how Moses’s understanding of organizational ... More


The Secretariat of the Global Environment Facility: From Network to Bureaucracy

Lydia Andler

in Managers of Global Change: The Influence of International Environmental Bureaucracies

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012744
eISBN:
9780262258593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012744.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Created one year before the 1992 Rio summit, the Global Environment Facility (GEF) is mandated to fund projects designed to promote global environmental protection. In 1994, it was restructured in ... More


The Biodiversity Secretariat: Lean Shark in Troubled Waters

Bernd Siebenhüner

in Managers of Global Change: The Influence of International Environmental Bureaucracies

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012744
eISBN:
9780262258593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012744.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Conceived during the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development in Rio de Janeiro (Rio Summit) in 1992, the Convention on Biological Diversity entered into force in December 1993, and, ... More


Flying Too Close to the Sun?

Gillian Doyle

in The Rise and Fall of the Uk Film Council

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748698233
eISBN:
9781474416122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748698233.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter investigates how well the Council’s evolutionary development served in enabling it to satisfy the differing constituencies of support that form part of the landscape of film provision. ... More


“The Rest Is Up to You and Me”: Sunday Morning Band and Ritual Identity in the Florida Panhandle

Jerrilyn Mcgregory

in The Florida Folklife Reader

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031403
eISBN:
9781617031427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031403.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

African Americans have ritualized social relationships into a repetitious cycle by forming organizations such as the Sunday Morning Band (SMB), a secret society that traces its roots to 1868. The SMB ... More


View: