Owen, Hilarie (Ed). (2012). New Thinking on Leadership: A Global Perspective

Mark S. Hiatt, Kennesaw State University


In this edited volume, Hilarie Owen compiles essays from contributors around the globe. Ms. Owen is a well-known and highly published leadership author. Her intention in this book is to describe and highlight society’s current dissatisfaction with many of its leaders and consequently, the increasing desire for effective leadership. Interested readers of this book can come from many disciplines or interests. Academic researchers and educators to those desiring a more in-depth treatment of current leadership topics will find this book of interest. The various essays contained in the book are clearly written for readers who have more than just a basic understanding of the current state of leadership in terms of context, development, and evolution.