Fact and fantasy about leadership

This inspiring book posits that followers are the key to understanding the leadership phenomenon. It analyses leader--follower dynamics in social and organizational settings and in politics which will strongly appeal to students of social psychology, sociology, management and political sciences. The...

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Main Author: Popper, Micha
Corporate Author: Edward Elgar Publishing
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cheltenham, U.K Edward Elgar 2012
Series:New horizons in leadership studies
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Collection: Edward Elgar eBooks Archive 1993-2015 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This inspiring book posits that followers are the key to understanding the leadership phenomenon. It analyses leader--follower dynamics in social and organizational settings and in politics which will strongly appeal to students of social psychology, sociology, management and political sciences. The book provides examples and in-depth analyses of 'the psychology of followership in everyday life' and will therefore prove invaluable for managers. A special emphasis is given to leader-follower dynamics at various levels of organizational life
1. Another book about leadership? -- 2. Leadership as a psychological phenomenon -- 3. Fictionalization of leadership -- 4. The big picture
Physical Description:ix, 153 p
ISBN:9780857936158
9780857936141