A critical, global counterpoint to more western-centric that will appeal to critical leadership scholars, those teaching leadership from a critical perspective and those teaching leadership with an international focus. Split into two parts; its first part presents the local and regional variations in leadership from across the globe, with each of the twenty individual authors presenting the histories, cultures, tensions and social changes that shape the practice of everyday leadership in their respective region. Regions and countries included are: the Arab Middle East, Argentina, ASEAN, Australia, Brazil, China, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, France, Germany, India, Japan, Mexico, Poland, Russia, Scandinavia, South Africa, Turkey, UK, USA. In the second part, the editors then critically analyses these chapters and identify the key themes and specific issues, enabling the reader to challenge their own leadership perceptions and move beyond the normative, uncritical approach to leadership. Suitable reading for leadership students, researchers and practitioners looking to enhance their knowledge of global leadership.

United States of America: Mourning in America: Leadership in the Divided States of America

United States of America: Mourning in America: Leadership in the Divided States of America

United States of America

Zachary Gabriel Green: Professor of Practice, Leadership Studies, University of San Diego and Executive Leadership Coach, World Bank, USA

Cheryl Getz: Associate Professor and Director of Leadership Minor, Department of Leadership Studies, University of San Diego, USA

Triumph versus instability: two views of an emerging America

The year was 1984. Economic prosperity was present once more in the United States. President Ronald Reagan adopted the theme of ‘morning in America’ in his re-election campaign as a powerful metaphor to express what many at the time saw as the dawning of a renewal in the nation. Winning the election in a landslide, the legacy of leadership in the Reagan years ...

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