Power of Invisible Leadership How a Compelling Common Purpose Inspires Exceptional Leadership

ISBN-10: 1412940176
ISBN-13: 9781412940177
Edition: 2014
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Book details

List price: $45.00
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/27/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 120
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.308
Language: English

The basic concept of the book is that leadership is not about leaders or even leaders and followers, but about a much more dynamic and nuanced process. Invisible leadership exists in the ôspace betweenöùbetween leaders and followers, between artists and subjects, between purposes and people. We are accustomed to thinking of leadership in terms of celebrity leaders or gifted and charismatic individuals. This book views leadership-as-purpose, and a transforming idea as the most compelling motivator of successful efforts and enterprises. A brief discussion of how invisible leadership has impacted nonprofits, businesses and social movements guides the reader toward an understanding of the antecedents and possibilities of this way of thinking about leadership.

Acknowledgments
Unmasking Leadership
Revealing the Hidden Leader-The Common Purpose
The Essence of Invisible Leadership
Invisible Leadership in Action
Illustrations From Nonprofit Organizations
Illustrations From Public Sector (Government) Organizations
Illustrations From Business
Illustration From Social Movements
What Invisible Leadership Is Not
Overview of the Book
References
Illuminating the Secrets of Ancient, Hidden, and Modern Wisdom
Ancient and Hidden Wisdom
Modern Wisdom: Building on Existing Theories
Early Concept of Invisible Leadership
Transforming Leadership and the Common Purpose
Servant Leadership
Transformational Leadership and Inspirational Motivation
Convergence Theory and Collective Processes
Shared Leadership
Leader-Follower Relations
Teams and Team Leadership
Multiple Leadership/Leaderful Practice
Democratic Leadership
Collective Leadership Efficacy
References
Exposing the Ethics of Invisible Leadership
Light, Shadowy, and Opposing Sides of Invisible Leadership
The Light Side
The Shadowy Side
Opponents and Competitors
Other Ethical Issues
Groupthink
In-Group-Out-Group Bias
The Common Purpose as Justification for Unethical Behavior
Consequences of Invisible Leadership
References
Lighting the Path: The Invisible Leadership Study
Organizations in the Study
Organizational Purpose
Demographics
The Invisible Leadership Factor
Subscale Results
Self-Selection/Attraction
Commitment to or Ownership of the Purpose
Influence or Inspiration to Contribute
Bond Among Participants
Self-Agency
Taking Action Visibly or Invisibly
Rising Above Self-interest
Taking Advantage of or Utilizing Opportunities and Resources
Factor Analysis
Ancillary Analyses
Organization Type
Length of Time With the Organization
Respondents' Sex
Connection to the Organization
References
Seeing the Unseen: Experiences With Invisible Leadership
Self-Selection and Attraction
Ownership or Commitment to the Purpose
Influence or Inspiration to Contribute
Bond Among Participants
Self-Agency and Leadership
Taking Action Visibly or Invisibly
Rising Above Self-interest
Utilizing Opportunities and Resources
Leading Invisibly: The Common Purpose as Leader
Invisible Leadership: Possibilities for Practice
Create the Context
Cultivate Purpose as Lived Experience
Generate and Sustain a Culture of Invisible Leadership
Facilitate Selection of New Members
Foster Collective Capacity
Engage Members in Meaningful Work
Facilitate a Strong Bond or Relationship Among Members
Facilitate Change
Generating Scholarship: Possibilities for Research on Invisible Leadership
References
Appendix: Invisible Leadership Survey
Index
About the Authors

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