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The Authentic Leader

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Neil Thompson provides a fresh, unique perspective on leadership skills. The Authentic Leader highlights problems with existing approaches and makes a case for a human centred-approach. It will enrich understanding...

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Neil Thompson provides a fresh, unique perspective on leadership skills. The Authentic Leader highlights problems with existing approaches and makes a case for a human centred-approach. It will enrich understanding of good leadership by demonstrating the importance of authenticity in empowering and leading others.

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Written in the accessible style that the author is renowned for, it takes complex concepts and applies them clearly to the everyday, practical role of leadership 

Has broad appeal across a number of disciplines, from business and management to youth and community work

This book takes a unique approach by focusing in on human nature and how this ties in with successful leadership skills
 
Divided into three parts it explores the problems with current leadership theory and practice; unravels existentialist philosophy and its contribution to an authentic approach to leadership; and applies authentic leadership to practice by linking key skills to different problem scenarios

Preface
Introduction
PART I: LEADERSHIP IN CONTEXT 1. Problems with Leadership Theory
2. Problems with Leadership Practice
3. Leadership in Social Context
PART II: EXISTENTIAL AUTHENTICITY 4. Authenticity and its Importance
5. Understanding Human Existence: Ontology
6. The Role of Meaning: Phenomenology
PART III: AUTHENTIC LEADERSHIP IN PRACTICE 7. Leadership Praxis
8. Existentialism in Practice
9. Authentic Leadership
Conclusion.
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Neil Thompson is a highly respected writer, teacher and adviser, with over 36 years' experience in the people professions. He has held full or honorary professorships at four UK universities, and is now a sought-after trainer, consultant and conference speaker. He runs the Avenue Professional Development Programme, an online learning community for people professionals. His website and blog are at www.neilthompson.info. A free subscription to his humansolutions newsletter is available from: http://www.humansolutions.org.uk/bulletin.

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Neil Thompson is a highly respected writer, teacher and adviser, with over 36 years' experience in the people professions. He has held full or honorary professorships at four UK universities, and is now a sought-after trainer, consultant and conference speaker. He runs the Avenue Professional Development Programme, an online learning community for people professionals. His website and blog are at www.neilthompson.info. A free subscription to his humansolutions newsletter is available from: http://www.humansolutions.org.uk/bulletin.

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