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New Horizons in Positive Leadership and Change

A Practical Guide for Workplace Transformation

  • Satinder Dhiman
  • Joan Marques

Part of the Management for Professionals book series (MANAGPROF)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxvii
  2. Christopher G. Beehner
    Pages 65-82
  3. Petros G. Malakyan, Wenli Wang, Steven P. Niles
    Pages 83-101
  4. Dung Q. Tran, Larry C. Spears, Michael R. Carey
    Pages 127-142
  5. Rohana Ulluwishewa, Anura Uthumange, Ranisha Weerakoon
    Pages 143-157
  6. Elizabeth F. R. Gingerich
    Pages 159-173
  7. Lesley Clack
    Pages 175-188
  8. Kanti Mohan Saini, Orneita Burton
    Pages 229-248
  9. Melissa A. Norcross, Patrick Farran
    Pages 249-267
  10. Francisco J. Rosado-May, Valeria B. Cuevas-Albarrán, Nelsy F. Jimenez Pat
    Pages 285-311

About this book


This edited volume provides managers, as well as students, with the best practices in effectively leading the 21st century workforce and managing change. It applies positive principles arising from the newly emerging fields of positive psychology, positive change, and positive organizational studies to the field of leadership and change; offering managers strategies and tools to lead change effectively, in the present-day boundary-less work environment. At its most fundamental level, the uniqueness of this volume lies in its anchorage in the moral and spiritual dimension of leadership, an approach most relevant for contemporary organizations.


Positive Leadership Positive Psychology Transformational Leadership Positive Change Authentic Leadership Self-Leadership Values-Based Leadership Servant Leadership Spiritual Leadership Holistic Leadership Inclusive Leadership Change Management

Editors and affiliations

  • Satinder Dhiman
    • 1
  • Joan Marques
    • 2
  1. 1.School of BusinessWoodbury UniversityBurbankUSA
  2. 2.School of BusinessWoodbury UniversityBurbankUSA

About the editors

Satinder Dhiman serves as Associate Dean, Chair, and Director of the MBA Program and Professor of Management at Woodbury University’s School of Business (USA). He is the founder and Director of Forever Fulfilled, a Los Angeles-based Wellbeing Consultancy, which focuses on workplace wellness and self-leadership. Professor Dhiman teaches courses pertaining to ethical leadership, sustainability, organizational behavior & strategy, and spirituality in the workplace in the MBA program. He published in multiple national and international academic journals and authored, edited and translated over 25 titles. He has completed advanced Executive Leadership programs at Harvard, Stanford, and Wharton.

Joan Marques
serves as Dean and Professor of Management at Woodbury University’s School of Business (USA). Her teaching focuses on leadership, ethics, and organizational behavior, and her research interests pertain to the same areas with specific focus on workplace spirituality and leadership awareness. She has been widely published in prestigious scholarly international journals and  has authored, co-authored, and co-edited more than 20 books on management and leadership topics. Professor Marques is a co-founder and editor-in-chief of three scholarly journals: The Business Renaissance Quarterly, Journal of Global Business Issues, and Interbeing, Journal of Personal and Professional Mastery. She has presented a weekly radio program titled “De Andere Kant” (The Other Side) on Mart Radio, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, for the past 15 years, and has been a long-time columnist for De Ware Tijd (The True Times), one of the largest newspapers in Paramaribo, Suriname.

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