Women in Leadership: Contextual Dynamics and Boundaries, Second Edition

Karin Klenke
Leadership Development Institute (LDI) International, USA


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Product Details
Format:
Hardback
ISBN:
9781787430648
Published:
13 Dec 2017
Publisher:
Emerald Publishing Limited
Dimensions:
592 pages - 152 x 229mm
Women leaders in many parts of the world have leadership opportunities that never existed before as a result of technology, globalization, and demographic shifts that have produced more female graduates than in the past and created a workforce which consists almost 50% of women. Ever more so, in today’s rapidly changing environment, the contexts in which women exercise leadership is critically important in shaping their leadership style. At the same time, objectifying women in contexts such as sports and the media or the patriarchal ideology that permeates contexts such as the military and the church have changed very little. This book, updated and expanded from the 2011 first edition, acknowledges and discusses the belief that the context in which women exercise leadership is critically important in shaping their leadership style.
Each chapter opens with a vignette of an extraordinary leader in the respective context, presents a contextual analysis, and discusses issues, controversies and paradoxes germane to the context of interest. What is the future of women's leadership in a global environment characterized by ambiguity, uncertainty, increasing interdependence and interconnectivity? Award-winning author Karin Klenke shows us in this revised edition of Women in Leadership.
Chapter 1 Women’s Leadership in Context 
Chapter 2. History as Context for Women’s Leadership 
Chapter 3. Political Systems as Context for Women’s Leadership 
Chapter 4. Organizations as Context for Women’s Leadership 
Chapter 5. Information Technology as Context for Women’s Leadership 
Chapter 6. The Media as Context for Women’s Leadership 
Chapter 7. Sports as Context for Women’s Leadership 
Chapter 8. The Military as Context for Women’s Leadership 
Chapter 9. Religion and Spirituality as Context for Women’s Leadership 
Chapter 10. Science, Higher Education, and the Arts as Contexts for Women’s Leadership 
Chapter 11. Global Women Leaders
Dr. Karin Klenke, senior principal of the Leadership Development Institute, holds a Ph.D. in Organizational Psychology and has served on the faculties of the University of Colorado, George Washington University, the University of Richmond, Regent University, Averett University, Old Dominion University, the University of Pretoria, The University of Maryland Eastern Shore and The National Graduate School. She currently serves on the editorial boards of the following journals: Leadership published by Sage in the UK, Journal of Management, Spirituality and Religion, an Academy of management journal, Journal of Leadership and Organizational Development, Journal of Mixed Methods, International Leadership Journal, The Qualitative Report and Organization Management Journal. Dr. Klenke has published numerous books and articles in the leadership, management, psychological, and research methods journals.

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