The Future of Leadership

Addressing Complex Global Issues

  • Bharat S. Thakkar

About this book


This book deals with leadership trends in the next decade and beyond. It critically examines how knowledge management can be used to address emerging societal and business issues, such as sustaining complex product quality, controlling automation generated unemployment, increasing cyber insecurity in virtual workforce environment, and unstable government and market trends. These issues require unique leadership qualities to be effective in extremely challenging business and socio-political environments.

Included among the topics explored by the authors in this book are: investment for the development of diverse human capital, use of data analytics for performance improvement, declining demographic dividends in population deficient areas, and globally increasing women and minority education and employment.

Scholars in business and economics, and managers in industry and government will find this book to be a valuable resource in exploring new directions for the future development of leadership.


data analytics complexity theory Indian High-tech Start-ups servant leadership healthcare management women in leadership knowledge management General Systems Theory effective leadership transformational leadership transactional leadership emottional intelligence

Editors and affiliations

  • Bharat S. Thakkar
    • 1
  1. 1.PREM Group, Inc.WheatonUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2018
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, Cham
  • eBook Packages Business and Management
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-73869-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-73870-3
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