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Reimagining ethical leadership as a relational, contextual and political practice
Interest in ethical leadership has been spurred by the widespread reporting of corporate malfeasance and corruption in the last decade. Although ethical leadership theories have highlighted theExpand
Doing Authenticity: The Gendered Construction of Authentic Leadership
Authenticity has been a focus of much leadership research in recent years. Despite this interest, there has been a dearth of studies that explore the role of gender in the social construction ofExpand
Human resources and expatriate evacuation: a conceptual model
Purpose - – The purpose of this paper is to introduce a conceptual model that integrates multi-disciplinary research in relation to crisis management, and to consider its application forExpand
Constructing the GFC: Australian banking leaders during the financial ‘crisis’
Mainstream accounts of the global financial crisis (GFC) have treated the ‘crisis’ as fixed and given with the role of leadership as paramount. Through the intertextual reading of media texts andExpand
Ordinary Aristocrats: The Discursive Construction of Philanthropists as Ethical Leaders
Philanthropic giving among leaders is often assumed to be an expression of ethical leadership in both academic and media discourses; however, this assumption can overlook the ways in whichExpand
Beneath the white gaze: Strategic self-Orientalism among Chinese Australians
This article analyses the ethno-cultural identities of Chinese Australian professionals through a postcolonial lens. Drawing on in-depth interviews with 21 participants, it explores how they engagedExpand
White Knights: Leadership as the heroicisation of whiteness
This article draws on critical race theory to interrogate whiteness in dominant discourses of leadership. We conducted a discourse analysis of the media representations of 12 business leaders engagedExpand
Authentic leadership in context: An analysis of banking CEO narratives during the global financial crisis
The concept of authentic leadership rose to prominence through its idealization as an inherently moral and universally desirable trait. We problematize this romantic notion by exploring how theExpand
Innovation-by-numbers: an autoethnography of innovation as violence
ABSTRACT This article offers an account of a university exercise in ‘innovation’ to illustrate how innovation discourses and processes can be a vehicle for violence in organisations. Presented as twoExpand
When Leaders Fail: A Typology of Failures and Framing Strategies
In an era characterized by the widespread availability and accessibility of information and growing concerns over ethical and “authentic” leadership, business leaders are increasingly required toExpand