An Occupational Perspective on Leadership: Theoretical and Practical Dimensions, Second Edition provides a more in-depth exploration of leadership theories, as well as the application of occupational therapy theoretical models to leadership. The introduction of a more contemporary leadership theory, Quantum Leadership Theory, is a welcome addition to broaden occupational therapist students and clinician’s perspectives in today’s ever-changing work environments.
Drs. Sandra Barker Dunbar and Kristin Winston, and their contributors also include new chapters on generational and ethical aspects of leadership to promote understanding in the challenges and opportunities of everyday leadership.
Sections inside the Second Edition include:
- Theoretical Perspectives, including situational leadership and collective leadership
- Leadership Person Factors, including applying ethical considerations and the impact of generational characteristics
- Contextual Influences on Leadership, including contemporary health care systems, the community, and academic settings
- Leadership Narratives, including 3 narratives of individuals who have taken different paths to leadership in occupational therapy
Each chapter inside An Occupational Perspective on Leadership, Second Edition is supplemented with case examples, as well as learning and reflection activities, to further meet the needs of entry-level professionals and Master and Doctoral curricula.
In addition to leadership theories, An Occupational Perspective on Leadership, Second Edition provides an overview of occupational theoretical models for occupational therapists to formulate an integrated approach that is also founded on core concepts of the profession. Theoretical models such as the Person-Environment-Occupation Model will be used to exemplify how leadership can be viewed through an occupation-oriented lens.
Instructors in educational settings can visit www.efacultylounge.com for additional materials to be used for teaching in the classroom.
An Occupational Perspective on Leadership: Theoretical and Practical Dimensions, Second Edition is a must-have text for entry-level professionals, as well as Master and Doctoral students who want to take charge of leadership opportunities within occupational therapy. Practicing occupational therapists will also benefit from the exposure to leadership theories and their application in the clinical realm.