Titel: Pathways to Outstanding Leadership: A Comparative Analysis of Charismatic, Ideological, and Pragmatic Leaders
Autor/en: Michael D. Mumford
März 2006 - kartoniert - 312 Seiten
Takes a comparative look at leaders who were considered charismatic, ideological, and pragmatic in an effort to uncover what constitutes "outstanding leadership." This study includes a qualitative analysis of select leader's lives, and the practical implications observed of the various types.
Contents: E.A. Fleishman, J.N. Cleveland, Series Foreword. Preface. Part I: Examining Distinct Pathways to Outstanding Leadership. M.D. Mumford, J.M. Strange, K.E. Bedell, Introduction-Charismatic, Ideological, and Pragmatic Leaders: Are They Really Different? M.D. Mumford, G. Scott, S.T. Hunter, Theory-Charismatic, Ideological, and Pragmatic Leaders: How Do They Lead, Why Do They Lead, and Who Do They Lead? M.D. Mumford, B. Gaddis, J.M. Strange, G. Scott, General Method-What History Remembers and Predicts for Outstanding Leaders. Part II: Behaviorally Distinct Pathways to Outstanding Leadership. M.D. Mumford, J.M. Strange, B. Gaddis, B. Licuanan, G. Scott, Performance-Who Masters the Art of Influence? Charismatic, Ideological, or Pragmatic Leaders? M.D. Mumford, K.E. Bedell, S.T. Hunter, J. Espejo, P.R. Boatman, Problem Solving-Turning Crises Into Opportunities: How Charismatic, Ideological, and Pragmatic Leaders Solve Problems. M.D. Mumford, J.M. Strange, G. Scott, L. Dailey, C. Blair, Leader-Follower Interactions-Heroes, Leaders, and Tyrants: How Do They Relate? M.D. Mumford, B. Gaddis, B. Licuanan, B. Ersland, K. Siekel, Communication Strategies-Persuasion or Logic: How Do Outstanding Leaders Connect With Their Followers? M.D. Mumford, B. Licuanan, R.T. Marcy, L. Dailey, C. Blair, Political Tactics-Getting Ahead: How Charismatic, Ideological, and Pragmatic Leaders Use Influence Tactics. Part III: Early Distinct Pathways to Outstanding Leadership. M.D. Mumford, G. Scott, R.T. Marcy, M.J. Tutt, J. Espejo, Development-What Early Life Experiences Prepare You for Outstanding Leadership? M.D. Mumford, K.E. Bedell, G. Scott, Developmental Influences-What Kind of Leader Are You Destined to Be? M.D. Mumford, J.M. Strange, S.T. Hunter, Conclusions-Charismatic, Ideological, and Pragmatic Leaders: Different Paths to Outstanding Performance. Appendix.
"...the findings reported in this book will help identify the best institution-leader match on the basis of a clear understanding of the availability of three leader types - charismatic, ideological, and pragmatic - and the organizational and environmental conditions in which each type of leader thrives." --PsycCRITIQUES "Providing stimulating information, this book will appeal to those interested in leadership development in general and those interested in the particular institutions studied. An appendix lists the biographies used in the content analysis. Recommended." --CHOICE "The volume is extremely thorough. The authors present reasons to study 'outstanding leadership' and suggest a number of reasons why traditional leadership research has shied away from studying extreme cases of historical leadership. This apparent gap in the literature is one in which the current volume stands to make a measurable contribution in addressing. The book fills an important niche and is likely to generate quite a bit of interest from the leadership research community." --Michelle C. Bligh School of Behavioral and Organizational Sciences, Claremont Graduate University "Mumford's book contributes significantly to the literature by articulating in fine conceptual manner the distinctions among different forms of outstanding leadership and providing a framework for thinking about and researching these different pathways." --Stephen Zaccaro Department of Psychology, George Mason University