Written by leading academics, it is a truly comprehensive text, bringing together 15 different areas of Leadership and demonstrating how they are all connected. Each area is critically evaluated, firmly grounded in research and explored in enough depth to appeal to both UG and PG students. This unique text is structured around a timeline which guides students through the psychological and sociological influences that have led to opposing arguments in the field of Leadership studies to the most current thinking and debates and future perspectives, ensuring a holistic understanding. To enhance and deepen students' knowledge, an array of engaging learning features have been introduced throughout the text including six case studies which are weaved into each chapter, discussion questions, critical thinking boxes, and reflection questions. A full companion website is also available.