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Leadership models in the Pacific

McLeod, Abby

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"This discussion paper seeks to provide an overview of the anthropological and other relevant literature on leadership in the Pacific. It also examines the ways in which cultural understandings of leadership penetrate contemporary institutions and considers the intersections between local leadership practices and the requirements of good governance. The review is presented in four main sections. Section one examines the key concepts of culture, leadership and good governance. Section two...[Show more]

dc.contributor.authorMcLeod, Abby
dc.date.accessioned2013-05-29T04:39:06Z
dc.date.available2013-05-29T04:39:06Z
dc.identifier.citationMcLeod, A. (2008). Leadership models in the Pacific. SSGM Discussion Paper 2008/6. Canberra, ACT: ANU Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, State, Society and Governance in Melanesia Program
dc.identifier.issn1328-7854
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/10082
dc.description.abstract"This discussion paper seeks to provide an overview of the anthropological and other relevant literature on leadership in the Pacific. It also examines the ways in which cultural understandings of leadership penetrate contemporary institutions and considers the intersections between local leadership practices and the requirements of good governance. The review is presented in four main sections. Section one examines the key concepts of culture, leadership and good governance. Section two outlines the ways in which these concepts are employed in Melanesia, Polynesia and Micronesia, and section three demonstrates the intersections between local practices of leadership and the requirements of good governance. In conclusion, section four suggests practical measures for the development of Pacific leadership programs. The author draws upon her first hand knowledge of the Pacific, particularly Melanesia, in order to contextualise the literature and highlight key issues ..."- page 1
dc.description.sponsorshipAusAID
dc.format.extent17 pages
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf
dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.publisherCanberra, ACT: State, Society and Governance in Melanesia (SSGM) Program, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, The Australian National University
dc.relation.ispartofseriesDiscussion Paper (The Australian National University, State, Society and Governance in Melanesia (SSGM) Program): 2008/6
dc.rightsAuthor/s retain copyright
dc.rightsEmail request, from Program Administrator, State, Society and Governance in Melanesia Program, dated 15 March, 2013, to add SSGM Discussion Papers to the ANU Open Access Research repository.
dc.source.urihttp://dpa.bellschool.anu.edu.au/ssgm-research-communication/discussion-paper-series
dc.subjectgovernance
dc.subjectPacific Islands
dc.subjectMelanesia
dc.subjectPolynesia
dc.subjectMicronesia
dc.titleLeadership models in the Pacific
dc.typeWorking/Technical Paper
dc.date.issued2008
local.publisher.urlhttp://ips.cap.anu.edu.au/ssgm/
local.type.statusPublished version
local.identifier.doi10.25911/5f2002af6a5cf
dcterms.accessRightsOpen Access
local.mintdoimint
CollectionsANU Dept. of Pacific Affairs (DPA) formerly State, Society and Governance in Melanesia (SSGM) Program

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