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Leadership for Environmental Sustainability (Routledge Studies in Business Ethics)

Leadership for Environmental Sustainability (Routledge Studies in Business Ethics)

ISBN: 9780415807579
Publisher: Routledge
Edition: 1
Publication Date: 2011-08-17
Number of pages: 272
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As the first book in the field of leadership studies to approach sustainability as a multi-faceted leadership challenge, Leadership for Environmental Sustainability will help to set the terms of the discussion on this topic among students, scholars, and practitioners of leadership for years to come. It explores the connection between leadership and sustainability from a variety of disciplinary perspectives, including sociology, history, psychology, business, literature, communication, and the arts. With short chapters edited for readability, the book is aimed at scholars, practitioners, students, and educated lay readers interested in cutting-edge research and thinking on this topic.

Contents:

Introduction: Connecting Leadership and Sustainability 
BENJAMIN W. REDEKOP

1 An Ecological Perspective on Leadership Theory, Research, and Practice 
RICHARD M. WIELKIEWICZ AND STEPHEN P. STELZNER

2 Eco-Leadership: Towards the Development of a New Paradigm 
SIMON WESTERN

3 Challenges and Strategies of Leading for Sustainability 
BENJAMIN W. REDEKOP

4 Leadership and the Dynamics of Collaboration: Averting the Tragedy of the Commons 
ROBERT L. WILLIAMS

5 Leadership for Sustainability in Business: It's all about the Stories We Tell 
MARTIN MELAVER

6 Green Heroes Reexamined: An Evaluation of Environmental Role Models 
BETH BIRMINGHAM AND STAN LEQUIRE

7 Communicating Leadership for Environmental Sustainability: The Rhetorical
Strategies of Rachel Carson and Al Gore  DENISE STODOLA

8 Artists as Transformative Leaders for Sustainability 
JILL B. JACOBY AND XIA JI

9 The Agrarian Mind and Good Leadership: Harvesting Insights
from the Literary Field of Wendell Berry  PAUL KAAK

10 Leadership from Below: Farmers and Sustainable Agriculture in Ethiopia 
EZEKIEL GEBISSA

11 The League of Nations and the Problems of Health and the Environment:
Leadership for the Common Good in Historical Perspective  MICHAEL D. CALLAHAN

12 Protest, Power, and "Political Somersaults": Leadership Lessons
from the German Green Party  HEATHER R. MCDOUGALL

13 Religion, Leadership, and the Natural Environment: The Case of American Evangelicals 
CALVIN W. REDEKOP

14 The Turn to Spirituality and Environmental Leadership  
CORNÉ J. BEKKER

15 Deep Systems Leadership: A Model for the 21st Century 
RIAN SATTERWHITE

Conclusion: Towards a New General Theory of Leadership 
BENJAMIN W. REDEKOP

Contributors
Index

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