The first book to bring together both leadership and change theories, concepts, and processes, Leading Change in Multiple Contexts uses a consistent framework and the latest research to help readers understand and apply the concepts and practices of leading change.

Key Features

Brings together leadership and change concepts and practices in five distinct contexts—organizational, community, political, social change, and global

Draws from a wide range of classic and recent scholarship from multiple disciplines

Includes the perspectives of change and leadership experts

Offers real-life vignettes that provide examples of leading change in every context

Provides readers with application and reflection exercises that allow them to apply leadership and change concepts to their experiences

Leading Change in Multiple Contexts is designed for undergraduate and graduate courses in Change Management, Leadership, Organizational Behavior, Organizational Development, and Leadership and Change offered in departments of business, education, communication, and public administration, as well as programs focusing on leadership, public policy, community activism, and social change.

Concepts of Leadership in Organizational Change

Concepts of leadership in organizational change

What Type of Leadership Do We Want or Need to Accomplish Change?

Complex organizational settings make it difficult to create a framework for leading change that links only one leadership concept to one theory of change. Organizational members in complex settings will need to use a compilation of leadership concepts and theories to adapt and change the organization in accordance with their environment. As a result, the more pertinent question may be, what compilation of leadership concepts do we need to bring about the type of change we want? The leadership theories and concepts in this section represent potential components of an overall leadership approach to bring about organizational change and encompass multiple levels of ...

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