Part IIConnection

Where Is Leadership in the Mundane?

In various ways, this section is concerned with recognizing and theorizing the disconnects between who we feel we are as human beings and who we are seemingly expected to be as workplace practitioners, leaders or followers. It is as much a focus on what resides in between the messy, visceral, flawed self and the clean, intellectual self that seems to be in-control of events and circumstances, our cultural and institutional assumptions. Each of the authors address disconnects between the privately experienced self and the publicly presented/expected self: a topic rarely surfaced in conventional leadership discourse.

David Knights challenges the dominant idea of applying individualistic, technical ...

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