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Out of the Box Leadership : Transforming the Twenty-First Century Army and Other Top Performing Organizations - James Hunt

Out of the Box Leadership

Transforming the Twenty-First Century Army and Other Top Performing Organizations

By: James Hunt (Editor), George E. Dodge (Editor), Leonard Wong (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 24th February 1999
ISBN: 9780762305483
Number Of Pages: 346

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This volume addresses out-of-the-box leadership challenges for top-performing 21st century organizations. The topics include: self leadership, teleleadership, interorganizational leadership, leadership networks; cognitively complex, behaviorally complex, and socially complex leadership as well as training and development, strategy and policy, organizational structures and processes. Out-of-the-box leadership is especially important in highly flexible, high-tech, electronically networked global organizations operating in volatile and ambiguous environments. The US Army is a prototypical example of such top-performing organizations and is therefore a major focus in this monograph.

Abstract preface
Foreword: from theory to practice
Setting the Stage
Out-of-the box leadership challenges: an introduction
Leadership in an open army? Civilian connections, interorganizational frameworks, and changes in military leadership
Leadership Decision-Making in Time-Constrained, Electronically Networked Organizations
Organizational morphing: the challenges of leading perpetually changing organizations in the twenty-first century
Decision-making requirements for future organizational leaders: a creative action-based approach
Leadership and decision processing in twenty-first century technical organizations
Social, Cognitive and Behavioral Leadership Requirements
Behavioral complexity and the development of military leadership for the twenty-first century
Social complexity and the competencies required for effective military leadership
In search of the self-led soldier: army leadership in the twenty-first century
Leadership in Interorganizational Networks
The social capital of twenty-first century leaders
Leadership in the peacekeeping army of the future
Short and Long-Term Leadership Training and Development Strategies
Conceptual capacity as competitive advantage: developing leaders for the new army
US army leadership in the twenty-first century: challenges and implications for training
Concluding Commentary
Leadership competencies required for the new army and approaches for developing them
Postscript: leadership and organizational overtones of the twenty-first century army
Afterword: leadership
Biographical summaries
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ISBN: 9780762305483
ISBN-10: 0762305487
Series: Monographs in Leadership and Management, V. 1
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 346
Published: 24th February 1999
Publisher: Emerald Publishing Limited
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 16.51  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 0.66