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Introduction: The Arts of Leadership

KEITH KEITH

in The Arts of Leadership

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199244898
eISBN:
9780191697401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244898.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

This chapter discusses four approaches in understanding leadership—trait approaches, contingency approaches, situational approaches, and the constitutive approaches. It defines leadership as an art, ... More


The Arts of Leadership

Keith Grint

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199244898
eISBN:
9780191697401
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244898.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

Leadership is still much discussed, studied, and sought after, even though we now live in supposedly more democratic times with flatter organizations and empowered employees. But how can we best ... More


Introduction

Michael Hawcroft

in Rhetoric: Readings in French Literature

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159841
eISBN:
9780191673726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159841.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter gives a brief introduction to the concept of rhetoric. The chapter also provides a background on the different aims and purposes of the book, such as providing a presentation of rhetoric ... More


Vignettes

Marc J. Stern

in Social Science Theory for Environmental Sustainability: A Practical Guide

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198793182
eISBN:
9780191835117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793182.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

Chapter 9 contains five vignettes, each based on real world cases. In each, a character is faced with a problem and uses multiple theories within the book to help him or her develop and execute a ... More


Unfinished Business: Activating Change

Jerald Jellison

in Most Underappreciated: 50 Prominent Social Psychologists Describe Their Most Unloved Work

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199778188
eISBN:
9780190256043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199778188.003.0055
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Jerald Jellison discusses the emotional dynamics of behavior change. In particular, he explains the emotional roots of people's resistance to change and how fear of change can be overcome with a ... More


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