In fact, they are permeating every domain of activities with assertiveness and proven competence, and making in-roads into hitherto male monopoly of executive management roles in organizations especially in the developed countries.
Advanced Search Abstract Although there is no shortage of general studies and theories of leadership, the same cannot be said for public leadership. This concern surfaced as a critical issue among scholars at the Minnowbrook III conference. Drawing from that discussion, this article calls for invigorating the study of public leadership within public administration PA.
We present the case for public leadership, that is, leadership for the public good, where challenges are complex, stakeholders are many, values are conflicting, and resources are limited. Traditional, generic models of leadership—as in, leading followers toward some specific goal—do not align well with these current challenges.
We argue for studying public leadership specifically, rather than trying to retrofit existing concepts of leadership from business management or elective politics.
PA should be the leading voice in understanding and promoting public leadership. By examining previous public leadership scholarship through three broad lenses—the character of public leadership, the function of public leadership, and the jurisdiction of public leadership—we develop theoretical propositions designed to drive a revitalized research agenda.
We conclude with a set of research questions we see as critical to crystallizing the significance of public leadership. For permissions, please e-mail:However, most studies support the proposition that transformational leader actions are more likely to be found in organizations effectively navigating turbulent environments (Hinkin & Tracey,), better in non routine situations (Eisenbach et al., ; Yukl, ), and managerial actions more likely to be found in stable environments (Rowe.
In addition, individual-level variables like age, learning style, organizational role, development level, motivation, and self-efficacy have also affect results of leadership development programs . Amoroso, P.F. (). The impact of principals' transformational leadership behaviors on teacher commitment and teacher job satisfaction (Unpublished doctoral dissertation).
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