The Development of Inclusive Leadership Practice and Processes

Lize Booysen

This chapter addresses (1) how leaders can be developed to enhance inclusive leadership behavior and practice and (2) how leadership development can be done in an inclusive way.

My interest in leadership development, diversity, and inclusion was piqued during my work on the sixty-two-nation cross-cultural GLOBE leadership project (Booysen & van Wyk, 2008; House, Hanges, Javidan, Dorfman, & Gupta, 2004), my own doctoral research and scholarly work on race, gender, identity, and leadership in South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa (Booysen, 1999, 2001, 2007b, 2007c; Booysen & Nkomo, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2012), and extended through my subsequent research with the ...

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