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Leadership practices by senior position holders in Higher Educational Research Institutes: Stealth power in action

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dc.contributor.author O'Connor, Pat
dc.contributor.author Martin, Patricia Y.
dc.contributor.author Carvalho, Teresa
dc.contributor.author O'Hagan, Clare
dc.contributor.author Veronesi, Liria
dc.contributor.author Mich, Ornella
dc.contributor.author Sağlamer, Gulsun
dc.contributor.author Tan, Mine G.
dc.contributor.author Çağlayan, Hülya
dc.date.accessioned 2019-11-04T14:57:04Z
dc.date.available 2019-11-04T14:57:04Z
dc.date.issued 2019
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/8203
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract Using the concept of stealth power and a critical realist perspective, this article identifies leadership practices that obscure the centralisation of power, drawing on data from interviews with 25 academic decision-makers in formal leadership positions in HERIs in Ireland, Italy and Turkey. Its key contribution is the innovative operationalisation of stealth power and the inductive identification of four practices which obscure that centralised power, i.e. rhetorical collegiality, agenda control, in-group loyalty and (at a deeper level) the invisibility of gendered power. The purpose of the article is emancipatory: by creating an awareness of these leadership practices, it challenges their persistence. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher SAGE Publications en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Leadership;15 (6), pp. 722-743
dc.relation.uri https://doi.org/10.1177/1742715019853200
dc.subject leadership practices en_US
dc.subject stealth power en_US
dc.subject Higher Education Research Institutes en_US
dc.subject senior position holders en_US
dc.subject rhetorical collegiality en_US
dc.subject agenda control en_US
dc.subject in-group loyalty en_US
dc.subject invisibility of gendered power en_US
dc.subject centralised power en_US
dc.subject interviews en_US
dc.title Leadership practices by senior position holders in Higher Educational Research Institutes: Stealth power in action en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.date.updated 2019-11-04T14:44:18Z
dc.identifier.doi 10.1177/1742715019853200
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US
dc.internal.rssid 2905090
dc.internal.copyrightchecked Yes
dc.identifier.journaltitle Leadership
dc.description.status peer-reviewed


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