The Problem of Organizational Leadership - Purpose, Questions, Importance of organizational leadership as a concept, Paradigmatic shift in thinking, Correlates of organizational leadership, The link between organizational leadership and culture, Limitations of the current work, Plan of the book. Theory and Research on Leadership - Leadership in social science, Early research, Modern theories, Contemporary research, Popular press, Conclusions from the leadership literature. General Systems, Complexity and Leadership - General systems thinking, Linear systems, Nonlinear systems, Learning from general systems thinking, Complexity in organizations, Paradigms, Emerging theoretical context, Gaps in research. Measuring Organizational Leadership - Leadership, systems, and complexity, Measuring organizational leadership, Measuring the correlates of leadership, Research questions. Organizational Leadership in the Fire Services - Data collection overview, The organizational leadership scale, Organizational size and capacity for leadership, Unions and organizational leadership, Organizational texture, Age and genesis of the organization, Management tenure, Task range of fire departments, Ratio of employees to mangers, Organizational stability, Summary of data analysis. Elaborating the Concept of Organizational Leadership - Key findings, Status of organizational leadership, Directions for future research.