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Are current concepts of leadership appropriate for today's organizations? What will tomorrow's leadership need to be like? Is there a best approach to leadership? With a huge range of definitions and theories of leadership available, the field has become confusing for both students and practitioners alike. This text provides a framework for making sense of the field. In Part One, Gayle C Avery integrates a fragmented field into four broad paradigms or forms of leadership, helping to simplify and clarify the ill-defined field of leadership. The second part provides 10 case studies from leading organizations across Europe, Australia and the United States to illustrate how diverse leadership can be in successful organizations. At the end of each case, specific questions guide the reader in interpreting ...

EKATO Rühr-und Mischtechnik GmbH: Mixing People and Innovation1
EKATO rühr-und mischtechnik GmbH: Mixing people and innovation
Gayle C.Avery

You have to allow people to make mistakes and learn from them.2

Gerhard Zeiler, co-CEO

EKATO, a family-owned enterprise, was established in 1933. Located in Schopfheim, a small town in the south-western part of Germany ...

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