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Leading Organizations

Perspectives for a New Era



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Organisations are shifting from hierarchical structures to more open networks of people cooperating to a chieve interrelated goals. This volume provides a framework for examining issues pertaining to the leadership of these n ew organisations. '

Table of Contents

PART ONE: THE CHANGING ENVIRONMENT OF 21ST-CENTURY ORGANIZATIONS Toward the New Millennium - Warren Bennis & Burt Nanus The Corporate Identity Crisis - Alvin Toffler From the Pendulum to the Fire - William Bergquist Coming to Terms with Irreversible Change Paradigm Shift - Don Tapscott & Art Caston Introduction The Virtual Organization - Samuel Bleecker PART TWO: THE INHERENT LEADERSHIP CONTEXT Bureaucracy Versus Leadership - James MacGregor Burns Large-Scale Organized Systems - John Gardner The Paradoxes of Leadership - Jeffrey Barach & D Reed Eckhardt Reforming Institutionalized Organizations - Nils Brunsson & Johan Olsen PART THREE: LEADERSHIP CONCEPTS AND THEORIES IN ORGANIZATIONS Leadership and Management - Joseph Rost Servant Leadership in Business - Robert Greenleaf What Is Leadership? - Max De Pree Transactional and Transforming Leadership - James MacGregor Burns Improving Organizational Effectiveness through Transformational Leadership - Bernard Bass & Bruce Avolio Introduction Contingency Theories of Leadership - Richard Hughes, Robert Ginnett and Gordon Curphy Chaos and the Strange Attractor of Meaning - Margaret Wheatley The Ethics of Charismatic Leadership - Jane Howell Submission or Liberation? PART FOUR: LEADER-PARTICIPANT RELATIONSHIPS IN ORGANIZATIONS Tyrannosaurus Rex - Charles Manz and Henry Sims JR The Boss as Corporate Dinosaur Leadership Secrets from Exemplary Followers - Robert Kelley The Empowering Leader - Ann Howard Unrealized Opportunities Customers take Charge - Michael Hammer and James Champy Strategic Customers or Strategic Citizens ? Public Leadership and Resistant Followership - Patricia Patterson PART FIVE: THE IMPETUS FOR ORGANIZATIONAL LEADERSHIP: VISION, MISSION AND GOALS Why Does Vision Matter - Burt Nanus Organizational Vision and Visionary Organizations - James Collins and Jerry Porras The Dark Side of Leadership - Jay Conger Strategic Management - Gregory Dess and Alex Miller Mission and the General Environment PART SIX: THE IMPLEMENTATION OF ORGANIZATIONAL LEADERSHIP: STRUCTURE AND ORGANIZATIONAL DESIGN From Bureaucracies to Networks - Gareth Morgan The Emergence of New Organizational Forms Is a Network Perspective a Useful Way of Studying Organizations - Nitin Nohria Self-Directed Work Teams - Kimball Fisher What are they and where did they come from The Strategy Team - Kenneth Smith and Henry sims JR Teams at the Top-The Operating Committee: The Core of the Strategy Team PART SEVEN: LEADERSHIP AUTHENTICITY: ORGANIZATION CULTURE Strong Cultures - Terrence Deal and Allan Kennedy The New 'Old Rule' for Business Success On the Role of Top Management - John Kotter and James Heskett Values in Leadership - Ronald Heifetz The Strategy Team - Kenneth Smith and Henry Sims JR Teams at the Top-Core Values as a Strategic Driver Moral Leadership and Business Ethics - Al Gini Business Ethics as Moral Imagination - Joanne Ciulla Changing the Conditions of Work - Lotte Bailyn Responding to Increasing Work Force Diversity and New Family Patterns Going Beyond the Rhetoric of Race and Gender - John Fernandez Leading and Empowering Diverse Followers - Lynn Offermann PART EIGHT: LEADERSHIP AND CAPACITY BUILDING IN ORGANIZATIONS Personal Mastery - Peter Senge Building Individual Learning - Francis Gouillart and James Kelly The Leader's New Work - Peter Senge Building Learning Organizations Successful Change and the Force that Drives it - John Kotter Collaboration - Barbara Gray The Constructive Management of Differences Recognize Contributions - James Kouzes and Barry Posner Linking Rewards with Performance PART NINE: SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AND ORGANIZATIONAL LEADERSHIP: THE NEW WORK OF 21ST-CENTURY ORGANIZATIONS The Merchants and their Visions - James Liebig A New Wave - L Lawrence Embley The Fire this Time? - Samuel Greengard and Charlene Solomon Environmental Leadership - Kathleen Dechant and Barbara Altman From Compliance to Competitive Advantage the Seven (almost) Deadly Sins of High-Minded Entrepreneurs - Anne Murphy The Age of Social Transformation - Peter Drucker PART TEN: LEADING THE NEW ORGANIZATION Leadership and the Social Imperative of Organizations in the 21st Century - Gill Robinson Hickman Leadership in the 21st Century - Kathleen Allen et al

Author Biography

Gill Robinson Hickman (Ph.D., University of Southern California) is currently a Professor of Leadership Studies in the Jepson School of Leadership Studies at the University of Richmond. Her previous experience includes founding Dean in the School of Health at California State University, acting Associate Dean at Virginia Commonwealth University, Professor of Public Administration and Director of Human Resources for two organizations. She was also a founding partner in a small California retail business. Dr. Hickman has published two other books titled Leading Organizations: Perspectives for a New Era for Sage Publications and Managing Personnel in the Public Sector: A Shared Responsibility with Dalton Lee for Harcourt College Publishers. In addition, she has published a number of book chapters and articles on leadership studies. Her current research and book project with Dr. Georgia Sorenson focuses on The Power of Invisible Leadership, which examines leadership in settings where dedication to a powerful purpose is the motivating force for people to take action. Dr. Hickman was an invited presenter at the China Executive Leadership Academy Pudong (CELAP), Shanghai, China, the Leadership in Central Europe Conference at Palacky University in Olomouc, Czech Republic, the Salzburg Seminar in Salzburg, Austria, and the University of the Western Cape in South Africa. She has participated as a panel member at international conferences in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Guadalajara, Mexico and Vancouver and Toronto, Canada. At the Jepson School, she teaches courses on leading change, theories and models of leadership, leadership in organizations, and leadership in a diverse society.
Release date NZ
November 12th, 1998
Edited by Gill Robinson Hickman
Country of Publication
United States
tables, figures, references, bibliography, index
SAGE Publications Inc
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