The Nature of Leadership includes the most important areas of leadership in a concise and integrated manner with impactful contributions from the most prominent leadership scholars and researchers in the field. Editors John Antonakis and David V. Day provide an in-depth exploration of the major schools of leadership as well as emerging perspectives. This fully-updated text includes new material examining followership, gender, power, identity, culture, and entrepreneurial leadership. The text concludes by unpacking philosophical and methodological issues in leadership such as ethics and corporate social responsibility. The Third Edition has been fully revised to be more accessible and student friendly with new vignettes, examples, statistics, and recommended case studies and TED Talk-type videos to illuminate the essence of leadership. “This is the definitive higher-level textbook on leadership and leaders written by key scholars. It provides a broad collection of engaging texts for both students and researchers.” —Oliver Mallett, Durham University Business School
Chapter 12: Leadership and Identity
Leadership and Identity
Opening Case: A Day in the Life of a Leader
Alice Dupont was considering the challenges ahead of her. The biggest she was facing was to convince her employees of a major change in her company’s focus: a ...