Beyond Command and Control: Leadership, Culture and Risk

1st Edition

Richard Adams, Christine Owen, Cameron Scott, David Phillip Parsons

CRC Press
Published April 25, 2017
Reference - 93 Pages - 2 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138708839 - CAT# K32197

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This book will advance the understanding of leadership beyond the inherited myths and modalities of command and control. Leadership is separated from ideas and institutional seniority and explained as the collaborative power of one with others. Enabling the intelligent co-participation of all people, the constructive effect of this approach to leadership is in the engagement of people. This is significant when task accomplishment depends not on managerial direction, but on the interaction of people with each other, with technical systems, and with complex regulations which are often across jurisdictional boundaries. Examples and case studies are included.