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Anthropological accounts of leadership: Historical and geographical interpretations from indigenous cultures (2015)
Journal Article
Edwards, G. (2015). Anthropological accounts of leadership: Historical and geographical interpretations from indigenous cultures. Leadership, 11(3), 335-350. https://doi.org/10.1177/1742715014536920

© 2014, © The Author(s) 2014. This paper critiques contemporary leadership theory through a historiography of anthropological accounts. Through this review, the paper highlights a number of nuances in the conceptualisation of leadership from differin... Read More about Anthropological accounts of leadership: Historical and geographical interpretations from indigenous cultures.

Reframing, Realignment and Relationships - Interim evaluation of the first place-based programmes for Systems Leadership: Local Vision (2015)
Report
Bolden, R., Gulati, A., Ahmad, Y., Burgoyne, J., Chapman, N., Edwards, G., …Spirit, M. (2015). Reframing, Realignment and Relationships - Interim evaluation of the first place-based programmes for Systems Leadership: Local Vision

In Autumn 2014 Bristol Leadership Centre at the University of the West of England was commissioned to undertake evaluation of the Local Vision programme. The evaluation is designed in two phases. This interim report sets out our findings for Phase... Read More about Reframing, Realignment and Relationships - Interim evaluation of the first place-based programmes for Systems Leadership: Local Vision.

Leadership as community (2015)
Book
Edwards, G. (2015). Leadership as community. Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd

This book takes a fresh look at leadership and leadership learning and development through the lens of community. Developing on from writing around distributed notions of leadership and worldliness the book develops thought towards important dimensio... Read More about Leadership as community.

Exploring power assumptions in the leadership and management debate (2015)
Journal Article
Edwards, G., Schedlitzki, D., Turnbull, S., & Gill, R. (2015). Exploring power assumptions in the leadership and management debate. Leadership and Organization Development Journal, 36(3), 328 -343. https://doi.org/10.1108/LODJ-02-2013-0015

Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to take a fresh look at the leadership and management debate through exploring underlying power assumptions in the literature. Design/methodology/approach – The paper is a conceptual discussion that draws on... Read More about Exploring power assumptions in the leadership and management debate.

Managing the monsters of doubt: Liminality, threshold concepts and leadership learning (2015)
Journal Article
Hawkins, B., & Edwards, G. (2015). Managing the monsters of doubt: Liminality, threshold concepts and leadership learning. Management Learning, 46(1), 24-43. https://doi.org/10.1177/1350507613501736

© The Author(s) 2013. In this article, we argue that management and business undergraduate students who are engaged in learning about leadership occupy a liminal space or state of between-ness. Drawing on anthropological conceptualisations of liminal... Read More about Managing the monsters of doubt: Liminality, threshold concepts and leadership learning.

Exploring Critical Perspectives of Toxic and Bad Leadership Through Film (2015)
Journal Article
Edwards, G., Schedlitzki, D., Ward, J., & Wood, M. (2015). Exploring Critical Perspectives of Toxic and Bad Leadership Through Film. Advances in Developing Human Resources, 17(3), 363-375. https://doi.org/10.1177/1523422315587903

© 2015, © The Author(s) 2015. The Problem This article considers concepts of toxic and bad leadership from a critical, post-structuralist perspective and illustrates how this can be conveyed to management students through the use of film analysis. In... Read More about Exploring Critical Perspectives of Toxic and Bad Leadership Through Film.

Using Creative Techniques in Leadership Learning and Development: An Introduction (2015)
Journal Article
Edwards, G., Elliott, C., Iszatt-White, M., & Schedlitzki, D. (2015). Using Creative Techniques in Leadership Learning and Development: An Introduction. Advances in Developing Human Resources, 17(3), 279-288. https://doi.org/10.1177/1523422315586616

© 2015, © The Author(s) 2015. The Problem Leadership development programs have become prolific in organizations in both the public and private sectors, with new initiatives endlessly being developed. Empirical and conceptual work that challenges some... Read More about Using Creative Techniques in Leadership Learning and Development: An Introduction.