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The 6th International Studying Leadership Conference

Thursday 13 December 2007 - Friday 14 December 2007

@ Scarman House, Warwick Business School, University of Warwick, Coventry, United Kingdom

The conference will be organized around the following themes.

Theme 1: The purposes of leadership
Exploration of the value base of leadership activity; the relationship between the declared goals and implicit interests of leadership; and the links between leadership purposes and outcomes.

Theme 2: The political dimensions of leadership
Developing understanding of the politics behind the current resurgence of interest in leadership in public policy; the power relationships inherent in leadership process and practice; and the relationship between strategic political leadership and operational management.

Theme 3: The development of a critical leadership praxis.
Contributing to the development of the theory and practice of leadership; walking the intellectual tightrope between theory and practice, rigour and relevance, reflection and action in leadership studies; considering the implications for research methods and leadership studies.

Call for papers: Abstracts are invited for submission under any of the above themes no later than 5th September 2007. Conference papers will be considered for a special edition of the journal Leadership guest edited by Professor John Benington, Professor Jean Hartley and Dr Jane Martin.

For further information on submission of papers please contact Dr Jane Martin on or
44 (0) 2476 524998

Registrations: To register to attend the conference please contact

Petra Jeutter
The Institute of Governance and Public Management
Warwick Business School
44(0)2476 574668

We look forward to welcoming you.

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Call +44(0)24 765 74668

You do need to pay in advance for this event.