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Developing Leadership for The Global Era

Udai Pareek (Editor) Uma Jain (Editor) Madhukar Shukla (Editor)
Synopsis Organisations in the current global era are confronted with many challenges, which are becoming increasingly complex. In this new economic and social environment, there is an ever-increasing realization that leaders and leadership in an organization enable the organization to meet the challenges. This calls for special initiatives and interventions in leadership development, making it an area of prime focus in Human and Organization Development relevant to the current context are vital for such efforts. This book specifically focuses on the need to bring out the real-time knowledge from the field on this subject of current importance in HRD. It compiles the papers selected and edited by three experts in the field of Human Resources and Organization Development for the round table conference conducted by the Academy of HRD, Ahmedabad. The twenty-four papers in this book have grown out of the explorations, experiences and reflections of HRD practitioners from private, public and social sector organizations in India who have been working on developmental interventions to meet the challenges of globalization. It brings out the analysis of the needs identified by various organization and the initiatives undertaken to survive as well as reap the benefits of globalization and liberalization of the Indian economy. Writings on several themes in leadership development are presented in this volume: Leadership competencies for the globalized environment, reflection for leadership development, interventions for leadership development, leadership for high performance and leadership development in the social sector. This noteworthy compilation will support the HR managers and leaders in their ventures to turn the challenges of globalization into opportunities.
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About the authors

Udai Pareek

Udai Pareek is a Distinguished Visiting Professor and Vice President of the Management Board of the Indian Institute of Health Management Research (IIHMR) Jaipur, India. His areas of professional interest and expertise include: Facilitating Change at Individual, Group and Organization levels, Instruments for HRD and Role-based Interventions. He is an Advisory Member of Human Resource Development International for Asia and the Middle East, and is the Editor of the Journal of Health Management. He has authored and edited about 50 books and more than 350 papers. His works have been cited in national and international reference books.

Uma Jain

Uma Jain, Fellow IIM, Ahmedabad, is the Director of the Academy of Human Resources Development, Ahmedabad, India. She is a professional member of the Indian Society for Applied Behavioural Science (ISABS) and the NTL Institute of Applied Behavioural Science, USA. She is also a member of the Advisory Board of the International Council for Career Development (ICCD), USA. Her areas of professional interest and expertise include: HRD Systems, Values and Institution Building, Leadership Development, Personal Growth, Interpersonal Relation, Group Dynamics and Empowerment of Middle Managers. She is the author of two books and has published over twenty papers in national and international journals in the field.

Madhukar Shukla

Madhukar Shukla is a Professor of Organizational Behaviour & Strategic Management at XLRI, Jamshedpur, India. He is a Professional Member of the Indian Society for applied Behavioural Science (ISABS). He has been a member of the expert panel of Public Enterprise Selection Board for the study of competencies for CEOs. His areas of professional interest and expertise include Cross-Cultural Management, Knowledge Management & Learning Organization, Management of Creativity and Innovation, Organizational Strategy and Transformation. He has contributed more than thirty papers to professional journals in these areas and has authored two books.

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Bibliographic information

Title Developing Leadership for The Global Era
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2005
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 1403924929
length x+340p., Figures; Tables; Notes; 26cm.