MisLeadership : Prevalence, Causes and Consequences
By: Smith, Jonathan, Dr.
Contributor(s): Rayment, John, Mr.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, 2012Description: 1 online resource (240 p.).ISBN: 9780566092275.Subject(s): Decision making | Leadership --Moral and ethical aspects | Leadership | ManagementGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: MisLeadership : Prevalence, Causes and ConsequencesDDC classification: 658.4/092 | 658.4'092 LOC classification: HD57.7.R39 2010Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; Abbreviations; About the Authors; 1 Introduction; When Were You Last Misled?; When Were You First Misled?; When Did You Last Mislead Someone?; Messages in Childhood; A Crisis of Leadership; MisLeadership; Categories of MisLeadership; Structure of the Book; Summary; References; 2 Missing Leadership and the Need for Effective Decision-Making; Sinking of the Titanic; Missing Leadership; Problem-Solving; Analysis of the Titanic Case; Global Warming and Resource Depletion; Toxic Childhood; Summary; References
3 Misguided Leadership and the Need for a Global ApproachMisguided Leadership in the Business Environment; Causes of Misguided Leadership; The Global Fitness Framework (GFF); Helping Business Leaders; A Level Grades in the United Kingdom; King Henry V at the Battle of Agincourt: Leadership or MisLeadership?; Christopher Columbus; Summary; References; 4 Misinformed Leadership and the Need for a New Paradigm; Global Financial Markets; The Housing Bubble; Prick - The Bubble Bursts; Cost to the Government, that is, the People; Causes of Misinformed Leadership; Mental Fitness
The Current Economic and Social ParadigmAttributes of a New Paradigm; Summary; References; 5 Machiavellian Leadership and the Need for a Contemporary Mission; The Baby-Milk Industry; Causes of Machiavellian Leadership; Scale and Scope of Machiavellian Leadership; Results of Machiavellian Leadership; Ways to Address Machiavellian Leadership; Summary; References; 6 MisLeadership and the Need for Globally Fit Leadership; Leadership Fitness Continuum Expanded; Categories of MisLeadership; What Has Been Covered So Far; A Force-Field Analysis
Does All of Humanity Experience a Similar Level of Well-Being?Explanation Using the Leadership Fitness Force-Field; Are We in Equilibrium?; In Defence of Modern Managers; The Role of Business Schools; The Psychology of MisLeadership: Why Ideas are Not Implemented; The Police; Other Reasons Followers May Condone MisLeadership; Summary; References; 7 Case Studies; Forced Marriage; Religion; The Tour de France; The Asbestos Industry; Positive Initial Steps; Globally Responsible Leadership Initiative; Avaaz; State of the World Forum; Al Gore; Center for Spirituality and the Workplace
CIMA's Responsible Business InitiativeAspen Institute's Corporate Values Strategy Group; The Gates Foundation; Summary; Further Reading; References; 8 Implementation Strategies; 1. Wake Up!; 2. Take Responsibility; 3. Have Transparency in All That You Do; 4. Prepare a Force-Field Analysis; 5. Adopt Effective Problem Solving Approaches; 6. Take a Global Perspective; 7. Work Towards a New Paradigm of Thought; 8. Develop a Contemporary Mission; Action Points; Summary; References; Index
From Rayment and Smith's passionately argued, but well reasoned perspective, leaders, the led and those responsible for leadership development will gain an insight into the prevalence and causes of misleadership and into ways in which it can be identified and overcome. A range of examples and case studies is provided to enable the concepts presented here to be related to practice. As well as illustrating instances of 'misleadership' these also demonstrate that the emphasis in relation to the decision making models currently available to leaders may not be the most important stages of the proce
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