For Work / Against Work
Debates on the centrality of work

"Organizing, leadership and skilful process"

by Hosking, Dian Marie (1988)

Abstract

The terms 'leader'and 'leadership'are much used, but poorly understood; there is little agreement on their proper meaning, whilst at the same time, manyif not most-expect leadership to be of significance in relation to group and organizational performance. In the pages that follow, definitions of these terms will be developed in ways which permit a truly social-psychological perspective. A model is outlined in which the concepts of leadership and organization are integrated using the concept of skill. The model is intended to be …

Keywords

Leadership, Organisation Studies, Skill, Management Studies, Management

Themes

Organisation and Management Studies

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