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8. Can we do without leaders?

8. Can we do without leaders?  

Keith Grint

in Leadership: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2010
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777592
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199569915.003.0008
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chapter
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9780199569915
‘Can we do without leaders?’ considers whether or not leadership is an unnecessary aspect of society or organization, or if it should be ‘distributed’, either moderately (so that leadership ... More
7. What about the followers?

7. What about the followers?  

Keith Grint

in Leadership: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2010
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777592
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199569915.003.0007
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199569915
‘What about the followers?’ begins with a definition of #x2018;follower’ and then considers the behaviour of followers and their relationships with leaders. Karl Popper suggested that it is ... More
Leadership: A Very Short Introduction

Leadership: A Very Short Introduction  

Keith Grint

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2010
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777592
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199569915.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199569915
What is leadership? How does it differ from management and command? Are leaders born or bred? Leadership: A Very Short Introduction prompts the reader to rethink their understanding of what ... More
1. Economics and behaviour

1. Economics and behaviour  

Michelle Baddeley

in Behavioural Economics: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2017
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Jan 2017
eISBN: 
9780191816475
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198754992.003.0001
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chapter
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9780198754992
Why is there so much interest in behavioural economics and how is it different? ‘Economics and behaviour’ explains how behavioural economists bring economics together with insights from ... More
4. Quick thinking

4. Quick thinking  

Michelle Baddeley

in Behavioural Economics: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2017
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Jan 2017
eISBN: 
9780191816475
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198754992.003.0004
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9780198754992
Deciding quickly is difficult when we face information and choice overload so in much of our everyday decision-making we use quick rules. ‘Quick thinking’ explores some of these ... More
8. Psychotherapy now and in the future

8. Psychotherapy now and in the future  

Tom Burns and Eva Burns‐Lundgren

in Psychotherapy: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2015
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Jan 2015
eISBN: 
9780191781599
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199689361.003.0008
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9780199689361
Psychotherapy has reached into almost every aspect of our lives—how we treat the mentally ill, how we understand our relationships, our appreciation of art and artists, and even how we ... More
1. A contemporary overview

1. A contemporary overview  

Stella Z. Theodoulou and Ravi K. Roy

in Public Administration: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2016
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Aug 2016
eISBN: 
9780191792014
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198724230.003.0001
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ISBN: 
9780198724230
Essentially, ‘public administration’ refers to the wide array of leadership and management functions and mandates carried out by civil officials involved with public sector ‘governance’, ... More
6. Deciding

6. Deciding  

Richard Passingham

in Cognitive Neuroscience: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2016
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Sep 2016
eISBN: 
9780191828607
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198786221.003.0006
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9780198786221
Why do we sometimes make absent-minded mistakes? Why do we choose immediate rewards rather than longer-term rewards that are larger? What is the basis for moral reasoning? While considering ... More
7. Internal decision-making: costs and volumes

7. Internal decision-making: costs and volumes  

Christopher Nobes

in Accounting: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2014
Published Online: 
Mar 2014
eISBN: 
9780191779879
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199684311.003.0007
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ISBN: 
9780199684311
‘Internal decision-making: costs and volumes’ looks at decision-making by managers. Management accounting is the provision of financial information to managers to assist them with internal ... More
Accounting: A Very Short Introduction

Accounting: A Very Short Introduction  

Christopher Nobes

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2014
Published Online: 
Mar 2014
eISBN: 
9780191779879
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199684311.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199684311
If you read the ‘business pages’ of a newspaper or if you listen to the financial news on the television or radio, you will often hear terms such as ‘liability’, ‘balance sheet’ or ... More

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