Understanding Public Leadership

Hart, Paul T.

Understanding Public Leadership - United Kingdom; Palgrave Macmillan; 2014 - 220 Pages; Paperback

This major new text by one of the leading figures in the field worldwide, provides a systematic, and up-to-date introduction to political, public service and civic leadership drawing on a wide range of examples from across the western world. Rather than uncritically importing concepts and themes from the world of business, the author takes full account of the distinctive character of public leadership. Drawing on a wide range of both established approaches and cutting edge research - including his own - he provides an intellectually sophisticated but accessible state-of-the-art assessment which will meet the needs of students and practitioners alike.


Management: Leadership and Motivation
Public Administration
Political Science and Ideology