Doing Leadership Differently Revised Ed
Gender, Power, and Sexuality in a Changing Business Culture 2nd Revised edition
By (author) Amanda Sinclair
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Doing Leadership Differently Revised Ed by Amanda Sinclair
Book DescriptionThe Australian workforce is amazingly diverse, with men and women bringing a huge range of cultural backgrounds, skills and life experiences to their jobs. But this diversity, with all its potential for cleverness and creativity, is not reflected in the ranks our of senior business and corporate leaders. Amanda Sinclair argues that Australian organisations are clinging to an outdated concept of leadership. We expect our leaders to be a certain type of person a tough, heterosexual male. Drawing on interviews with senior executives, male and female, she shows convincingly why our faith in this traditional style of leadership is so strong and misplaced. Doing Leadership Differently is essential reading for both established and aspiring executives and managers. It offers a challenging and original analysis of- why the traditional style of leadership has failed us how men as well as women can benefit from understanding how gender shapes leadership style how to put power and sexuality at the heart of effective leadership ways of widening the pool of Australian leadership talent.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780522851496
(215mm x 144mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Melbourne University Press
Publisher: Melbourne University Press
Publish Date: 1-Dec-2004
Country of Publication: Australia
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Author Biography - Amanda Sinclair
Amanda Sinclair is Foundation Professor of Management (Diversity and Change) at the Melbourne Business School, University of Melbourne, where she teaches managers and executives. She is also the author of Trials at the Top (1994). As the mother of four children, Amanda has a personal as well as professional interest in changes to leadership.
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