The Palgrave Handbook of Leadership in Transforming Asia

  • Nuttawuth Muenjohn
  • Adela McMurray

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxii
  2. East Meets West

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Heath S. Grow, Anona F. Armstrong AM
      Pages 3-28
    3. Alessia D’Amato, Hong T. M. Bui
      Pages 29-51
  3. Dark Side of Leadership

  4. Creativity and Innovation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 163-163
    2. Solmaz Moghimi, Nuttawuth Muenjohn
      Pages 179-200
    3. Nuttawuth Muenjohn, Adela McMurray
      Pages 201-212
    4. Cheng Sim Quah, Sandra Phek Lin Sim
      Pages 213-232
  5. Ethical, Shared and Empathetic Leadership

  6. Symbolic Leadership

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 315-315
    2. Etayankara Muralidharan, Saurav Pathak
      Pages 333-348
    3. Abdullah Al Mamun, Qaiser Rafique Yasser, Michael Seamer, Mariano L. M. Heyden
      Pages 349-364
  7. Leadership in China and Vietnam

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 379-379
    2. Thi Trang Huynh, Sue Reynolds, Paul Mercieca
      Pages 381-396
    3. Diep Nguyen, Stephen Teo, Steven Grover, Nguyen Phong Nguyen
      Pages 397-415
  8. Leadership Development and Planning

  9. Back Matter
    Pages 607-614

About this book


This handbook provides a comprehensive overview and evaluation of the variety of organizational leadership issues within the Asian region. It highlights the relationship between leaders and their followers, and the complexity of leadership research and practices in Asian transformational economies. Covering a wide range of contexts and perspectives, the chapters are based on empirical studies with evidence-based findings that can be used as case studies for academics and practitioners. The handbook makes significant contributions to leadership theory including practice and assists international researchers, practitioners and students in understanding the influence of the Asian culture and its impact on leadership.


Leadership international business Asia business strategy transforming asia ethics diversity culture

Editors and affiliations

  • Nuttawuth Muenjohn
    • 1
  • Adela McMurray
    • 2
  1. 1.School of ManagementRoyal Melbourne Institute of TechnologyMelbourneAustralia
  2. 2.School of ManagementRoyal Melbourne Institute of TechnologyMelbourneAustralia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2017
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Business and Management
  • Print ISBN 978-1-137-57938-6
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-57940-9
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