The Embodiment of Leadership Bookcover

The Embodiment of Leadership (BLB 2013)

Editors: Lois Ruskai Melina, Gloria J. Burgess, Lena Lid Falkman and Antonio Marturano (Jossey-Bass/Wiley, 2013)

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Covering leadership in the arts and humanities, this volume integrates critical theory with authentic leadership development, exploring the notion that leadership is both a discursive practice and a performative identity. Each year the International Leadership Association publishes a book that captures the best contemporary thinking about leadership from a diverse range of scholars, practitioners, and educators working in the field of leadership studies. In keeping with the mission of the ILA, the International Leadership Series Building Leadership Bridges connects ways of researching, imagining, and experiencing leadership across cultures, over time, and around the world.

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Table of Contents

Introduction - Lois Ruskai Melina

  1. PART ONE: LEADERSHIP THRESHOLDS – Gloria J. Burgess
  2. The Anatomy of Leadership  –  Stephanie Guastella Lindsay
  3. Dramatic Leadership: Dorothy Heathcote's Autopoietic, or Embodied, Leadership Model  – Kate Katafiasz
  4. Leadership in the Time of Liminality: A Framework for Leadership in an Era of Deep Transformation  – David Holzmer
  5. Seeking Alignment in the World Body: The Art of Embodiment  – Skye Burn
  6. PART TWO: Leaders Are Their Bodies  – Lena Lid Falkman
  7. (De/Re)Constructing Leading Bodies: Developing Critical Attitudes and Somaesthetic PracticesMaylon Hanold
  8. Dollmaking as an Expression of Women's LeadershipKimberly Yost
  9. Leadership Embodiment and Resistance: The Complex Journey of Latin American Pentecostal Women Pastors  –  Nora Méndez and Fernando Mora
  10. Michelle Obama's Embodied Authentic Leadership: Leading by Lifestyle Elizabeth D. Wilhoit
  11. PART THREE: Leadership By and Through the Body – Antonio Marturano
  12. Shall I Lead Now? Learner Experiences of Leader–Follower Relationships through Engagement with the DanceJulie Burge, Ray Batchelor, and Lionel Cox
  13. Embodied Learning Experience in Leadership DevelopmentPerttu Salovaara and Arja Ropo
  14. Professionals Are Their Bodies: The Language of the Body as Sounding Board in Leadership and Professional Communication  –  Helle Winther
  15. From the Ground Up: Revisioning Sources and Methods of Leadership Development Kathryn Goldman Schuyler