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The individualisation of the career and its implications for leadership and management development

Sturges, J. (2003). The individualisation of the career and its implications for leadership and management development. In: Storey, John ed. Leadership in Organizations: Current Issues and Key Tends. London: Routledge, pp. 249–268.

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Abstract

About the Book: Of the many books written about leadership, few move beyond conventional accounts of theory, or truly scrutinise the leadership agenda. However, this exciting book sets a new agenda for the interpretation of leadership and development. Including contributions from some of the most distinctive leaders in the field, it considers the newest themes to come out of the leadership debate. Topics covered include:


* leadership and integrity
* learning leadership
* career individualization
* leadership development in the public sector.

One of the first books to systematically link leadership and management, this distinctive and challenging text examines leadership in the context of career development. It critically assesses the more conventional training and development available to managers, and in doing so equips readers with the analytical perspectives and tools needed to understand the significance of leadership in contemporary organizations.

Item Type: Book Chapter
ISBN: 0-415-31033-4, 978-0-415-31033-8
Academic Unit/Department: Open University Business School
Item ID: 1536
Depositing User: Users 12 not found.
Date Deposited: 13 Jun 2006
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2010 19:46
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/1536
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