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Shared leadership: leading through polylogue

Lee-Davies, L., Kakabadse, N. K. and Kakabadse, A. P. (2007) Shared leadership: leading through polylogue. Business Strategy Series. 8(4), pp. 246-253. 1751-5637.

Item Type: Article
Abstract: Purpose – To examine the leadership requirements and challenges that need to be considered for future organizational sustainability. Design/methodology/approach – The approach adopted focuses on the pool of talent available and required within the organization and how a philosophy of shared responsibility and commitment can be engendered on behalf of the organization. Findings – A model is provided outlining how multiple conversations, namely a practice of polylogue, can be effectively pursued. Practical implications – The benefits of polylogue are outlined in terms of future leader development and staff retention through accommodating a co-operative working environment. Originality/value – Pursuing multiple “fierce conversations”; through polylogue, but in a constructive manner, is positioned to effectively realize competitive advantage
Uncontrolled Keywords: Leadership, Shared leadership, Team leaders
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management > HD57.7 Leadership
Creators: Lee-Davies, Linda, Kakabadse, Nada K and Kakabadse, Andrew P
Publisher: Emerald
Faculties, Divisions and Institutes: University Faculties, Divisions and Research Centres - OLD > Faculty of Business & Law > Human Resource Management (to 2010)
Faculties > Faculty of Business & Law > Human Resource Management & Organisational Behaviour
Date: 2007
Date Type: Publication
Page Range: pp. 246-253
Journal or Publication Title: Business Strategy Series
Volume: 8
Number: 4
Language: English
ISSN: 1751-5637
Status: Published / Disseminated
Refereed: Yes

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