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Perspectives on leadership : from the science of management to its spiritual heart

Author: Gilbert W Fairholm
Publisher: Westport, Conn : Quorum, 1998.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the main features of the five intellectual arguments about leadership in the workplace and describes what has been missing in past perspectives.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Fairholm, Gilbert W.
Perspectives on leadership.
Westport, Conn : Quorum, 1998
(DLC) 97048615
(OCoLC)37993445
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gilbert W Fairholm
ISBN: 0313007896 9780313007897 9781567202021 1567202020
OCLC Number: 51721484
Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 167 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Leadership mind-set --
Leadership as management. Evolution of the manager as leader --
Purposes of management --
Leadership excellence. Leadership as excellent management --
Defining quality operationally --
Skills needed for leadership excellence --
Values leadership. Overview of past leadership theories --
Defining values-based leadership --
Principles of values-based leadership theory --
The values-based leadership model --
Trust leadership. Unified cultures --
Defining culture --
Shaping culture --
The leadership of trust --
Leadership and multiculturalism --
The spiritual heart of leadership. The place of spirit in our work lives --
Defining spiritual leadership --
Problems with the current situation --
Understanding spiritual leadership at work --
Application of spiritual leadership at work --
Applying spiritual leadership.
Responsibility: Gilbert W. Fairholm.

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In tracing the intellectual roots of business leadership, the author argues that until recently, spirit and soul have been absent from the major models. He outlines five ideas about leadership and  Read more...

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