Handbook of Research on Innate Leadership Characteristics and Examinations of Successful First-Time Leaders

Handbook of Research on Innate Leadership Characteristics and Examinations of Successful First-Time Leaders

Matthew Waritay Guah (South Carolina State University, USA)
Release Date: February, 2021|Copyright: © 2021 |Pages: 500
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-7592-5
ISBN13: 9781799875925|ISBN10: 179987592X|EISBN13: 9781799875949|ISBN13 Softcover: 9781799875932
Hardcover:
Available
$285.00
TOTAL SAVINGS: $285.00
Benefits
  • Printed-On-Demand (POD)
  • Usually ships one day from order
E-Book:
(Multi-User License)
Available
$256.50
List Price: $285.00
10% Discount:-$28.50
TOTAL SAVINGS: $28.50
Benefits
  • Multi-user license (no added fee)
  • Immediate access after purchase
  • No DRM
  • ePub with PDF download
Hardcover +
E-Book:
(Multi-User License)
Available
$345.00
TOTAL SAVINGS: $345.00
Benefits
  • Printed-On-Demand (POD)
  • Usually ships one day from order
  • Multi-user license (no added fee)
  • Immediate access after purchase
  • No DRM
  • ePub with PDF download
OnDemand:
(Individual Chapters)
Available
$37.50
TOTAL SAVINGS: $37.50
Benefits
  • Purchase individual chapters from this book
  • Immediate PDF download after purchase or access through your personal library
Description & Coverage
Description:

For hundreds of years, different leadership theories have been explored to try to explain exactly how and why certain people become great leaders. Research spans a discussion of personality traits, the characteristics of the situation at hand, and qualifications of the leader to try to determine what causes people to become more likely than others to take charge. This can be in various settings: CEOs, presidents and prime ministers, managing directors, governors, senators, head coaches, and more. Through the examination of first-time leadership, new theories and ideas on leadership are explored.

The Handbook of Research on Innate Leadership Characteristics and Examinations of Successful First-Time Leaders is a comprehensive reference source that focuses on what qualities distinguish first-time leadership from traditional leaders, while furthering leadership theories that look at other variables such as situational factors, knowledge base, skill levels, etc. It reviews the various approaches used by first-time leadership and how each of them uniquely approaches effective leadership, key outcomes, and the strengths and weaknesses of each approach. Furthermore, it distinguishes between the traditional route for leadership, the gradual moving up of an individual over time to higher positions, and a first-time leadership in which an individual begins right away in a position without climbing the professional ladder. This book will attempt to draw lessons from existing first-time leadership experience and provide evidence for the appropriateness of such a route to leadership. Topics highlighted include transformational leadership, political leaders, ethical and unethical leadership, and leadership development. This book is ideal for young professionals, leaders, executives, managers, graduate students, practitioners, government officials, researchers, academicians, and students.

Coverage:

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Behavioral Characteristics of Leaders
  • Compassionate Leadership
  • Ethical and Unethical Leadership
  • Family Business
  • First-Time Leadership
  • Gender and Diversity
  • Industry 4.0
  • Leaders in the Digital Era
  • Leadership Characteristics
  • Leadership Development
  • Leadership Practices
  • Leadership Theory
  • Organizational Culture
  • Political Leaders
  • Predictive Analytics
  • Public Health Leadership
  • Workplace Bullying
Table of Contents
Search this Book:
Reset
Peer Review Process
The peer review process is the driving force behind all IGI Global books and journals. All IGI Global reviewers maintain the highest ethical standards and each manuscript undergoes a rigorous double-blind peer review process, which is backed by our full membership to the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). Learn More >
Ethics & Malpractice
IGI Global book and journal editors and authors are provided written guidelines and checklists that must be followed to maintain the high value that IGI Global places on the work it publishes. As a full member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), all editors, authors and reviewers must adhere to specific ethical and quality standards, which includes IGI Global’s full ethics and malpractice guidelines and editorial policies. These apply to all books, journals, chapters, and articles submitted and accepted for publication. To review our full policies, conflict of interest statement, and post-publication corrections, view IGI Global’s Full Ethics and Malpractice Statement.