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Leadership across international borders: A case study of an environmental leader

Ehrich, Lisa C. & Cranston, Neil (2005) Leadership across international borders: A case study of an environmental leader. In Challenges or organisations in global markets, British Academy of Management Conference, 13 - 15 September, 2005, Said Business School, Oxford University.

Abstract

This paper focuses on the story of a well-respected leader known for his tireless work in promoting and preserving the environment both within Australia and internationally. It highlights the contextual factors that have influenced and continue to influence his thinking about leadership as well as the key values he embodies as a leader. The paper begins by considering some of the salient leadership literature in the field. The next part of the paper reviews the qualitative methodology that steered the research for this paper. Following on, the paper provides a snapshot of the life forces and context that played an important role in shaping the leader’s views and practices. Finally, the paper provides an analytical discussion of the leader’s practices in the light of two well-known leadership frameworks.

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ID Code: 2895
Item Type: Conference Paper
Additional Information: [This conference paper was published on a CD rom: details are as follows: British Academy of Management (2005) Conference Proceedings 2005, Challenges of Organisations in global markets. 13-15 September 2005, Said Business School, Oxford UK.
Keywords: leadership, environment, case study, Clean Up Australia
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > SPECIALIST STUDIES IN EDUCATION (130300) > Educational Administration Management and Leadership (130304)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2005 (please consult author)
Deposited On: 14 Dec 2005
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 23:11

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