Chapter 18: The Nigerian leadership crisis: is shared leadership the answer?
Restricted access

It is not a new phenomenon, for followers to call upon their leaders to be more responsible in their actions and behaviors. And of course, those leaders respond with public assurances of their integrity, fealty and honesty all the while knowing that their intention for actions are far different than their espoused truths. It is this last bit that is at the kernel of the Nigerian leadership crisis. In this chapter, we provide a brief historical account of Nigeria, illuminate some of our personal experience of living in Nigeria and present some cold, hard facts about a country that is on the verge of collapse. We offer the simple prescription that shared leadership offers hope for Nigeria, in spite of the potential disaster that is looming large on the horizon.

You are not authenticated to view the full text of this chapter or article.

Access options

Get access to the full article by using one of the access options below.

Other access options

Redeem Token

Institutional Login

Log in with Open Athens, Shibboleth, or your institutional credentials

Login via Institutional Access

Personal login

Log in with your Elgar Online account

Login with you Elgar account
Edited by Lena Zander
Handbook