Chapter 2: Strategic management, innovation and leadership

Journal Article 2.1: Learmonth, M. and Morrell, K. (2017) ‘Is critical leadership studies ‘critical’?’ Leadership, 13(3): 257–271.

Description: This article discusses critical leadership studies use of routine rhetoric such as leader/follower, manager/worker and asks if this is limiting.


Journal Article 2.2: Spector, B.A. (2016) ‘Carlyle, Freud, and the great man theory more fully considered’, Leadership, 12(2): 250–260.

Description: This article revisits some of the older theory of leadership studies and seeks to offer insights into how we should react to ‘corporate saviors’.