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Cases in Leadership

Fifth Edition
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June 2018 | 456 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
The Ivey School of Business and SAGE have partnered to offer a distinctive collection of real-world leadership cases 

By connecting theory to practice, this distinctive collection of 30 real-world leadership cases from Ivey Publishing and 15 practitioner readings from the Ivey Business Journal helps students gain a better understanding of leadership and prepares them to be effective leaders today and throughout their future careers. The cases explore integrative issues, such as globalization, diversity, ethical dilemmas, and motivation, giving readers opportunities to confront difficult real-world decisions that have captured the attention of managers in recent years. An invaluable companion to any standard leadership text, this Fifth Edition is fully updated with the most contemporary cases and readings and features a new chapter on followership topics. 
 
 
Introduction
 
Preface to the Fifth Edition
 
Acknowledgments
 
About the Authors
 
Chapter 1: Leadership: What is it?
Trait Versus Process

 
Assigned Versus Emergent

 
Leadership and Power

 
Leadership and Coercion

 
Leadership and Management

 
The Cases

 
The Reading

 
Case 1.1 Leadership at Research in Motion

 
Case 1.2 House, Hearth and Home: Managing Leadership Change

 
Reading 1.1 Great Leadership is Good Leadership

 
 
Chapter 2: Leadership Trait Approach
Intelligence

 
Self-Confidence

 
Determination

 
Integrity

 
Sociability

 
The Five-Factor Personality Model

 
Emotional Intelligence

 
How Does the Trait Approach Work?

 
The Cases

 
The Reading

 
Case 2.1 London Health Sciences Centre: Talent Development (A)

 
Case 2.2 Invictus: Introducing Leadership Competencies, Character and Commitment

 
Reading 2.1 Leadership Character and Corporate Governance

 
 
Chapter 3: Leadership Skills Approach
Katz’s Three-Skills Approach

 
Leadership Skills Model

 
Leadership Outcomes

 
How Does the Leadership Style Work?

 
The Cases

 
The Reading

 
Case 3.1 Skills for Tomorrow: A Management Team in Crisis

 
Case 3.2 Performance Coaching: Darcy Gallagher Role

 
Reading 3.1 Negotiate Your Way to Better Leadership

 
 
Chapter 4: Leadership Style Approach
The Ohio State Studies

 
The University of Michigan Studies

 
The Blake and Mouton Grid

 
How Does Leadership Style Work?

 
The Cases

 
The Reading

 
Case 4.1 Leadership Crisis at Steel Works’ Xiamen Plant

 
Case 4.2 Huo’s Group: A Professional Manager in a Family Firm in China

 
Reading 4.1 The Ideal Leader

 
 
Chapter 5: Followership
The Origins of Followership

 
A Practitioner Perspective on Followership

 
Recent Work on Followership

 
The Cases

 
The Reading

 
Case 5.1 Jones Schilling Employee Coaching Workshop

 
Case 5.2 Sarah Vickers: Post Acquisition Career Management

 
Reading 5.1 Followership: The Other Side of Leadership

 
 
Chapter 6: The Leader–Member Exchange Theory of Leadership
The Early Studies

 
The Later Studies

 
Leadership Making

 
First Impressions

 
How Does the LMX Theory of Leadership Work?

 
The Cases

 
The Reading

 
Case 6.1 Carnegie Industrial: The Leadership Development Centre

 
Case 6.2 Goran Kapicic at Actavis China

 
Reading 6.1 How to Build a Healthy Leadership Pipeline

 
 
Chapter 7: Transformational Leadership
Charismatic Leadership

 
A Transformational Leadership Model

 
Transformational Leadership Factors

 
Transactional Leadership Factors

 
The Nonleadership Factor

 
Other Perspectives of Transformational Leadership

 
How Does the Transformational Leadership Approach Work?

 
The Cases

 
The Reading

 
Case 7.1 Bank of Baroda: Leadership Challenges

 
Case 7.2 Transforming Icrisat: The Leadership of Dr. William Dar

 
Reading 7.1 Transformational Performance-Based Leadership: Addressing Non-Routine Adaptive Challenges

 
 
Chapter 8: Servant Leadership
How Does Servant Leadership Work?

 
Criticisms and Observations about Servant Leadership

 
The Cases

 
The Reading

 
Case 8.1 Veja: Sneakers with a Conscience

 
Case 8.2 St. John the Compassionate Mission: Organizational Culture and Leadership

 
Reading 8.1 Learning from Gandhi on His Birthday

 
 
Chapter 9: Authentic Leadership
Authentic Leadership Defined

 
Theoretical Approaches

 
Practical Approaches

 
How Does Authentic Leadership Work?

 
The Cases

 
The Reading

 
Case 9.1 Ing Direct Canada: Are You Suffering?

 
Case 9.2 The Awethu Project: Values-Driven Decisions for Profit and Social Impact

 
Reading 9.1 Leadership Perfected: Leading from the Whole You

 
 
Chapter 10: Adaptive Leadership
Practicing Adaptive Leadership

 
Leadership in the New Reality

 
The Cases

 
The Reading

 
Case 10.1 Schneider Electric India: Leadership Challenges

 
Case 10.2 Carmichael Outreach: A New Leader Takes Charge

 
Reading 10.1 Good Leaders Never Stop Learning

 
 
Chapter 11: Team Leadership
The Team Leadership Model

 
How Does the Team Leadership Model Work?

 
The Cases

 
The Reading

 
Case 11.1 Scotiabank: Collaboration across Business Lines

 
Case 11.2 Nedbank: Coaching Capabilities for Growth Strategy Execution

 
Reading 11.1 Nine Ways that Business Leaders Can Put Out any Fire

 
 
Chapter 12: Strategic Leadership
Six Components of Strategic Leadership

 
Strategic Leadership Versus Leadership

 
Positional Versus Behavioral

 
The Cases

 
The Reading

 
Case 12.1 Constructing the Medupi Power Station

 
Case 12.2 Ratan Tata: Ethical Leadership

 
Reading 12.1 Strategic Leadership: Short-Term Stability and Long-Term Viability

 
 
Chapter 13: Women and Leadership
Gender: Examining Leadership Style and Effectiveness

 
The Glass Ceiling Turned Labyrinth

 
Explaining the Labyrinth

 
Navigating the Labyrinth

 
The Cases

 
The Reading

 
Case 13.1 Calvert Investments: Environmental, Social, and Governance Sustainability

 
Case 13.2 Women Board Directors: Championing The Tough Issues

 
Reading 13.1 Gender Equality: Coming Soon to Emerging Markets Near You

 
 
Chapter 14: Culture and Leadership
Culture, Diversity, Ethnocentrism, and Prejudice

 
Cultural Dimensions

 
Leadership Behavior and Culture Clusters

 
The Cases

 
The Reading

 
Case 14.1 Tata: Leadership with Trust

 
Case 14.2 Working Cross Culturally: Forget “Business as Usual”

 
Reading 14.1 Taking the Leadership Leap: Developing an Executive Pipeline for India’s Future

 
 
Chapter 15: Ethical Leadership
A Definition of Ethics

 
Ethical Theories

 
The Centrality of Ethics to Leadership

 
Ethical Leadership: The Perspectives of Several Leadership Scholars

 
Ethical Leadership Principles

 
How Does Ethical Leadership Work?

 
The Cases

 
The Reading

 
Case 15.1 ORNGE: A Crisis at Ontario’s Air Ambulance Service

 
Case 15.2 Sibanye: Changing Mindsets in Mining Through Contextual Leadership

 
Reading 15.1 Ethical Leadership Then and Now

 
 
References

Supplements

Instructor Resource Site

Instructor Resource Site

Password-protected Instructor Resources include the following:

 

  • Editable, chapter-specific Microsoft® PowerPoint® slides offer you complete flexibility in easily creating a multimedia presentation for your course. Highlight essential content, features, and artwork from the book.
  • Chapter-specific discussion questions help launch classroom interaction by prompting students to engage with the material and by reinforcing important content.  
  • Case Notes providing summaries, suggested teaching strategies, and analyses of the cases.

Sample Materials & Chapters

Chapter 5: Followership

Chapter 8: Servant Leadership


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