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Author Dayan, Hava.

Title Charismatic leadership in Singapore : three extraordinary people / Dayan Hava, Chan Kwok-bun
Published New York : Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, [2012]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 250 pages)
Contents Charisma revived -- Explaining charisma: a macro view -- Explaining charisma: a nondeterministic view -- Explaining charisma: a constructivist view -- Methodological operations -- Contextualizing charisma: theoretical and empirical indications -- The charismatic enigma: three extrodinary Singaporeans -- Charismatic leadership's agency: social construction and transformation of meaning -- Structual constraints and alternative sociopolitical discourses -- Conclusion
Summary Annotation This title explores the nature of charisma as it accounts for the success of leaders, deconstructing charisma and illustrating it through 'case studies' of three influential leaders in Singapore. It discusses cultural issues leadership qualities in general
Analysis Social sciences
Social work
Applied psychology
Sociology, general
Industrial and Organisational Psychology
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-241) and index
Subject Charisma (Personality trait) -- Singapore -- Case studies.
Leadership -- Singapore -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Chan, Kwok B.
ISBN 1461414512 (electronic bk.)
9781461414513 (electronic bk.)