The seven unsustainabilities of mainstream leadership

Bendell, Jem ORCID logo ORCID: , Little, Richard and Sutherland, Neil (2018) The seven unsustainabilities of mainstream leadership. In: Redekop, Benjamin W., Rigling Gallagher, Deborah and Satterwhite, Rian, (eds.) Innovation in environmental leadership: critical perspectives. Routledge Studies in Leadership Research, 9 . Routledge Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK, pp. 13-31. Full text not available from this repository.

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In the face of limited progress on a range of social and environmental issues, many proponents and analysts of corporate action on sustainable development issues are calling for more leadership for sustainability - a call to which this book responds (Redekop, 2010; Adams et al., 2011; Evans, 2011; Gallagher, 2012; Metcalf & Benn, 2013; Shriberg & MacDonald, 2013). Such calls for leadership reflect a desire for greater and swifter change. In that context, researchers and educators can explore what is useful knowledge to enable such change. In this chapter we suggest that some assumptions about the meaning of the term "leadership" may hinder, not help, that process of change.

Item Type: Book Section
Publisher: Routledge Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9781138636606
Departments: Research Centres > Institute for Leadership and Sustainability (IFLAS)
Additional Information: Chapter one within book.
Depositing User: Anna Lupton
Date Deposited: 07 Feb 2018 15:46
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