Download Full Text (3.3 MB)
"In this chapter, I address the concept of leadership and the Important role that it now in the process at all levels and in various branches of I offer a definition of leadership and the various political that encompass this of governing. The vast scholarly literature that has developed in recent decades on the topic of presidential communications offers an excellent assessment of the contemporary importance of public leadership. I a brief overview of public strategies and how they have evolved over time (particularly in concurrence with technological advances in mass as well as relevant examples' that help us to understand the of public leadership. Finally, I conclude with an assessment of how public leadership specifically has shaped the overall definition of political and how that contributes to the dynamic of the current political environment within American government."
public leadership, public officials, elected officials, government
American Politics | Leadership Studies | Other Public Affairs, Public Policy and Public Administration | Political Theory | Public Administration
Cox Han, Lori. 2008. “Public Leadership in the Political Arena.” In Leadership and Politics, Vol. 2 of Leadership at the Crossroads. eds. Michael A. Genovese and Lori Cox Han. Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers, 201-225.
Leadership at the Crossroads by Joanne B. Ciulla, Donelson R. Forsyth, Michael A Genovese, George R. Goethals, Lori Cox Han, and Crystal L. Hoyt, Editors. Copyright© 2008 by Joanne B. Ciulla, Donelson R. Forsyth, Michael A Genovese, George R. Goethals, Lori Cox Han, and Crystal L. Hoyt. All rights reserved. Reproduced with permission of ABC-CLIO, LLC, Santa Barbara, CA.