LEADERSHIP IN CONTEXT: Perspectives from the Front Line

LEADERSHIP IN CONTEXT: Perspectives from the Front Line

by Andrew J Johnson, Theo H Veldsman

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Overview

In Leadership in Context thought-leaders cover the following themes:

  • Leadership as strategic organisational capability and intervention by Theo H Veldsman and Andrew J Johnson
  • The world of tomorrow: leadership challenges, demands, and requirements by Theo H Veldsman
  • School leadership by Louise van Rhyn, Gail McMillan and James Ndlebe
  • Leading in South African higher education by Crain Soudien
  • Public sector leadership by Vain Jarbandhan
  • Community leadership by R Bricks Mokolo with Mokesh K Morar
  • Sports leadership by Wim Hollander
  • Leading professional firms by Jenny Greyling in association with Ajen Sita
  • Business leadership by Hixonia Nyasulu
  • Political leadership by Chris Landsberg
  • Religion, spirituality and leadership by Anthony Egan
  • Ecologically embedded leadership by Jess Schulschenk
  • Leadership engagement with the context by Theo H Veldsman

Leadership in Context also features inspirational leadership stories from:

  • Bridgette Gasa: Good leaders unite people
  • Cheryl Carolus: Leaders must lead by example
  • Ali Bacher: Captaining on and off the field
  • Shameel Joosub: Creating movement as a leader in a constantly evolving and changing environment
  • Herman Mashaba: Good leaders are guided by reality, not wishful thinking
  • Pfungwa Serima: Head in the Clouds and feet on the ground

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781869226886
Publisher: Knowledge Resources Pty Ltd
Publication date: 10/02/2017
Pages: 236
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

DR ANDREW JOHNSON
Andrew Johnson is the Chief Learning Officer at Eskom's Academy of Learning. His career has included work at Edcon, MTN, Transnet, Anglovaal Mining and the JSE. He has held various non-executive directorships. He has consulted for several state-owned entities, private companies, and African and BRICS utilities. Andrew was awarded the HR Director of the Year Award by IPM, and a Lifetime Achievement Award by the SABPP.

Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS

FOREWORD BY DR MORNÉ MOSTERT ii

ABOUT THE EDITORS v

ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTORS vi

SECTION 1: SETTING THE SCENE 1

1.

Leadership as strategic organisational capability and intervention by Theo H Veldsman and Andrew J Johnson 2

SECTION 2: WORLD OF TOMORROW

2.

The world of tomorrow: leadership challenges, demands, and requirements by

Theo H Veldsman 10

SECTION 3: SECTORIAL CONTEXTS

3.

School leadership by Louise van Rhyn, Gail McMillan and James Ndlebe 31

4.

Leading in South African higher education by Crain Soudien 49

5.

Public sector leadership by Vain Jarbandhan 65

6.

Community leadership by R Bricks Mokolo with Mokesh K Morar 79

7.

Sports leadership by Wim Hollander 93

8.

Leading professional firms by Jenny Greyling in association with Ajen Sita 105

9.

Business leadership by Hixonia Nyasulu 119

10.

Political leadership by Chris Landsberg 129

11.

Religion, spirituality and leadership by Anthony Egan 145

12.

Ecologically embedded leadership by Jess Schulschenk 159

SECTION 4: LEADERSHIP CONTEXTUAL ENGAGEMENT 168

13.

Leadership engagement with the context by Theo H Veldsman 169

SECTION 5: LEADERSHIP STORIES 185

14.

Bridgette Gasa: Good leaders unite people from Sakebeeld 188

Cheryl Carolus: Leaders must lead by example from Sakebeeld 190

Ali Bacher: Captaining on and off the field by Wilhelm Crous 192

Shameel Joosub: Creating movement as a leader in a constantly evolving and

changing environment by Adriaan Groenewald 199

Herman Mashaba: Good leaders are guided by reality, not wishful thinking by

Adriaan Groenewald and from Sakebeeld 201

Pfungwa Serima: Head in the Clouds and feet on the ground from Sakebeeld 203

SECTION 6: LOOKING AHEAD

15.

The future of leadership by Andrew J Johnson and Theo H Veldsman 205

Index 217

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