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.

Mexico: The Essence of Leadership in Mexico

Mexico: The Essence of Leadership in Mexico

Mexico: The Essence of Leadership in Mexico

Maria Fonseca Paredes: Dean and Professor of the Business School at Tecnologico de Monterrey (ITESM), State of Mexico Campus, Mexico

Fernando Sandoval Arzaga: Director of Entrepreneurship and head of the Centre for Entrepreneurial Families of ITESM, State of Mexico Campus; Member of the Faculty of Tecnologico de Monterrey, State of Mexico Campus, Mexico


Mexico is a country of over 120 million people, mostly distributed in small towns and villages across its varied landscapes. It has six cities of over a million inhabitants, and over 20 million people who reside in the vast, sprawling and rapidly growing metropolis of Mexico City. Economic and political power is concentrated there, and the tensions between rural ...

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