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New book on public leadership and crisis management

In the second edition of their important book ‘The Politics of Crisis Management. Public Leadership under Pressure‘, Arjen Boin, Paul ‘t Hart, Eric Stern and Bentt Sundelius provide a comprehensive analysis on strategic leadership during crisis. They examine how leaders during crises deal with the challenges they face, the political risks and opportunities they encounter, the pitfalls they must avoid, and the paths towards reform they may pursue. The book is grounded in decades of collaborative, cross-national and multidisciplinary case study research and has been updated to include new insights and examples from the last decade.

9781107118461-2For more about the book or to order your copy, please visit the website of Cambridge University Press.

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New book by PUPOL affiliates

Routledge recently published ‘The Routledge Companion to Leadership‘. Edited by two of our PUPOL affiliates — Jean Hartley and Paul ‘t Hart– together with John Storey and David Ulrich, this book may be of special interest to fellow PUPOL members. 

The Routledge Companion to Leadership provides a survey of the contentious and dynamic discipline of leadership. The book covers key themes in the field, including advances in leadership theory, leadership in a range of contexts and geographies, leadership failure, leadership process, and leadership development. Topics range from micro studies to wider political analyses of leadership, taking in unusual but important aspects such as portrayals of leadership in architecture, media, and science fiction.

Contributions from 61 internationally renowned authors from 16 countries make available the full range of perspectives, approaches, and insights on the idea of leadership. Providing both a social sciences and a psychological approach, these go beyond common themes to offer diverse perspectives on such topics as emotion and leadership, portrayals of leadership. The book situates leadership debates and evidence within contemporary leadership crises, while ensuring that the explorations of the issues are of enduring relevance. For more about the book or to order your copy, please visit the Routledge website.

Have an interesting book or paper on leadership in the public or political domain that you would like to spotlight here? Please contact the PUPOL executive board via info@pupolnetwork.com