Journals Higher Education



Published: 14 September 2017

288 Pages


ISBN: 9780198744788

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Leading Professionals

Power, Politics, and Prima Donnas

Laura Empson

  • Based on 25 years of academic research into professional organizations
  • Appeals to both academics and professionals
  • One of the first academic books for practitioners that is based on in-depth and rigorous, theoretically grounded academic research
  • Based on 500 interviews conducted with senior professionals in some of the world's largest and leading professional organizations
  • Indicates how findings and ideas can be applied across all professional organizations
  • Suggests new ways of looking at leadership in a variety of sectors and types of organizations

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