Community as leadership

Community as Leadership forges a relational notion of leadership linked to community and uses this lens to develop themes for future research and methodology. The book investigates and develops several lines of thinking on community and relates them to leadership. These perspectives include individu...

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Main Author: Edwards, Gareth
Corporate Author: Edward Elgar Publishing
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cheltenham Edward Elgar Pub. Ltd 2015
Series:New horizons in leadership studies
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Summary:Community as Leadership forges a relational notion of leadership linked to community and uses this lens to develop themes for future research and methodology. The book investigates and develops several lines of thinking on community and relates them to leadership. These perspectives include individualism, sense of belonging, friendship and social networks, aesthetics and symbolism, liminality and language and ethics. Offering a critical postmodern stance, Gareth Edwards examines themes for future research, as well as suggesting ideas and implications for leadership learning. Students looking to explore contemporary thinking on leadership will find this book to be of interest while academics will find use in the avenues for future research and conceptual thinking
1. Leadership and individualism -- 2. Leadership and a sense of belonging -- 3. Leadership, friendship and social networks -- 4. Leadership, symbolism and aesthetics -- 5. Leadership, liminality and social drama -- 6. Language, ethics and leadership -- 7. The postmodern community and leadership
Physical Description:ix, 130 p
ISBN:9781781009215
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