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Complex Adaptive Leadership : Embracing Paradox and Uncertainty.

Author: Nick Obolensky
Publisher: Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Complex Adaptive Leadership, a Gower bestseller, has been taught in corporate leadership programmes, business schools and universities around the world to high acclaim. In this updated paperback edition, the author argues that leadership is a complex dynamic process and should involve all those engaged in a particular enterprise. Nick Obolensky has practised, researched and taught leadership in the public, private  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als:
Obolensky, Nick, Mr. Complex Adaptive Leadership .
Embracing Paradox and Uncertainty
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nick Obolensky
ISBN: 9781472447920 1472447921
OCLC Number: 892245912
Description: 1 online resource (274 pages)
Contents: Cover; Contents; List of Figures; Acknowledgements; Reviews of Complex Adaptive Leadership; Preface to the Second Edition; Preface to the First Edition: What's This All About?; Part I The Context; 1 A Journey of Discovery; 2 The World Wide Context --
A Flow Towards Polyarchy; 3 The Organisational Context --
Evolve or Die; 4 Finita La Comedia --
Stop Playing Charades; A Quick Breather between Parts I and II; Part II Chaos and Complexity; 5 Order in Chaos, Simplicity in Complexity --
The Deeper Paradox; 6 Getting to Grips with Chaos and Complexity; 7 Getting Chaos and Complexity to Work. A Quick breather Between Parts II and IIIPart III The Leadership Angle; 8 What is Leadership Anyway?; 9 What About the Followers?; 10 Complex Adaptive Leadership in Action; A Final Breather between Parts III and IV ; Part IV Looking Forward and Other Interests; 11 Beyond This Book --
the Choices You Have ... ; Appendix A: The Insights of Tao and Buffalo Maps; Appendix B: Polyarchy and Leadership Models; Appendix C: Polyarchy and the Relevance to Modern Political Leadership; Appendix D: Leadership Development; Bibliography; Index.

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