Routledge are pleased to announce a new research series focusing on leadership. Designed for scholars and researchers within the field, as well as executives and administrators, it will reflect cutting edge international leadership research. Relevant to all aspects of business conduct for individuals and organizations, books in this new series will analyse emerging and critical perspectives on leadership research, and reflect the discipline from organizational and political perspectives as well as those of individual leaders such as CEOs.
Cognitive Automation and Organizational Psychology: Priming Goals as a New Source of Competitive Advantage
Creative Leadership: Contexts and Prospects
Alexander D. Stajkovic, Kayla Sergent
July 02, 2019
Jobs that were once well-defined are now multifaceted. New realities have placed a premium on employee cognitive processing to fulfill complex occupational roles. But human conscious cognitive capacity is limited, making it nearly impossible for employees to keep up without being overloaded....
June 24, 2019
Readers come to the topic of leadership development with multiple interests—intellectual, professional, and personal—and with curiosity about how to apply concepts and tools to themselves and to support others. Women’s Leadership Development: Caring Environments and Paths to Transformation...
Mark Learmonth, Kevin Morrell
May 09, 2019
Within contemporary culture, ‘leadership’ is seen in ways that appeal to celebrated societal values and norms. As a result, it is becoming difficult to use the language of leadership without at the same time assuming its essentially positive, intrinsically affirmative nature. Within organizations,...
Steve Kempster, Thomas Maak, Ken Parry
February 21, 2019
This book seeks to answer the question of ‘leadership for what?’. We shall outline an answer by focusing on responsible leadership of purpose through an inter-disciplinary perspective. Responsible leadership moves the axis of leadership from leader-followers to leader-stakeholders; away from...
Lenka Theodoulides, Gabriela Kormancová, David Cole
February 05, 2019
Leading in the Age of Innovations centres on the need for a more complex process-relational oriented approach to leadership. The complexity of leadership has grown significantly during the 21st century where the need to adapt to the escalating changes in our society and workplace forms one of the...
David Baniyelme Zoogah
November 05, 2018
The concept of followership, like leadership, is not new to the extent that it has been around since the beginning of creation. It is so pervasive in human interactions that attempts to study it are often met with ridicule. In the organization literature, followership, a complementary role to...
Brigid Carroll, Josh Firth, Suze Wilson
October 05, 2018
Leadership studies today resembles a bewildering diversity of theories, concepts, constructs and approaches, struggling in huge part for meaning, relevance and impact. As Dennis Tourish so eloquently puts it, much of the literature suffers from ‘unrelenting triviality’ and ‘sterile preoccupations’....
Chris Mabey, David Knights
September 27, 2018
In recent years we have seen what could be described as a moral meltdown in the corporate corridors of power. Few sectors have escaped high profile scandals, with public officials and leaders guilty of malpractice, duplicity, fraud and corporate malfeasance. Conventional leadership theories appear...
Charalampos Mainemelis, Olga Epitropaki, Ronit Kark
August 21, 2018
There has never been a better time to study, practice, and experience creative leadership. In the fluid and turbulent economic and social environments of the 21st century, creative leadership has become a cardinal force in the creation and evolution of adaptive organizations. In the last two...
Richard L. Nolan
June 08, 2018
Corporations have continued to grow and extend their operations into the global economy to the point that the modern corporation has become larger and more influential than many sovereign countries. In this global expansion, corporations have extended their operations with little restraint—almost...
Alexander Styhre, Thomas Johansson
June 08, 2018
In all periods of time, there is a perceived shortage of qualified, credible, and robust leadership skills. At the same time, what is regarded as skilled leadership is contingent on economic, political, institutional, and cultural conditions specific for a period of time or a local setting....
Benjamin W. Redekop, Deborah Rigling Gallagher, Rian Satterwhite
February 07, 2018
Innovation in Environmental Leadership offers innovative approaches to leadership from a post-industrial and ecological vantage point. Chapters in this collection are written by leading scholars and practitioners of environmental leadership from around the globe, and are informed by a variety of...