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Critical Leadership Theory

Integrating Transdisciplinary Perspectives

  • Jennifer L.S. Chandler
  • Robert E. Kirsch

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Jennifer L. S. Chandler, Robert E. Kirsch
    Pages 1-37
  3. Jennifer L. S. Chandler, Robert E. Kirsch
    Pages 47-76
  4. Jennifer L. S. Chandler, Robert E. Kirsch
    Pages 77-105
  5. Jennifer L. S. Chandler, Robert E. Kirsch
    Pages 107-137
  6. Jennifer L. S. Chandler, Robert E. Kirsch
    Pages 139-165
  7. Jennifer L. S. Chandler, Robert E. Kirsch
    Pages 167-194
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 195-197

About this book

Introduction

This book contributes five novel tenets for building a critical theory of leadership studies. Drawing from transdisciplinary insights, these tenets help shape the emerging field of inquiry. They also facilitate the examination of normative social processes that reinscribe hegemonic power relations — because much of what is accomplished in current leadership scholarship, teaching, and practice reinforces these power relations. The book begins by contrasting critical theory with positivist approaches to analyzing social phenomena, and what follows is an exploration of four broad disciplines using sub-components of leadership as an investigatory lens. The resulting five tenets are presented and discussed so that they may be picked up and used by scholars contributing to the developing field of critical leadership studies.


Keywords

Leadership Psychology Critical Leadership Theory Effective Leadership Leadership Studies Critical Theory

Authors and affiliations

  • Jennifer L.S. Chandler
    • 1
  • Robert E. Kirsch
    • 2
  1. 1.Arizona State UniversityTempeUSA
  2. 2.Arizona State UniversityPhoenixUSA

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