Contemporary issues and emerging themes in leadership

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Wiesner, Retha. 2008. "Contemporary issues and emerging themes in leadership." Parnos, Carmen (ed.) Super leaders of Australia. Melbourne, Australia. Carmen Parnos. pp. 25-41
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Contemporary issues and emerging themes in leadership

Book Chapter CategoryEdited book (chapter)
Book TitleSuper leaders of Australia
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AuthorWiesner, Retha
EditorsParnos, Carmen
Page Range25-41
SeriesSuper Leaders of Australia
Number of Pages17
Year2008
PublisherCarmen Parnos
Place of PublicationMelbourne, Australia
ISBN9780646486352
Abstract

The 21st century brings a diverse set of challenges which are fundamentally changing the way organisations are operating. These challenges are the result of times of uncertainty and insecurity caused by rapid changes in the external and internal environments of organisations. In view of this competitive reality faced by Australian leaders, the following question could be asked: what are some of the contemporary issues and emerging themes in leadership? The objective of this chapter is to address some of the answers to this question.

Keywordsleadership trends; leadership challenges; Australia
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020520104. Industrial and organisational psychology (incl. human factors)
350704. Entrepreneurship
350711. Organisational planning and management
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