Research Handbook of Global Leadership
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Research Handbook of Global Leadership

Making a Difference

Edited by Lena Zander

The Research Handbook of Global Leadership is an exciting new Handbook that brings together an international, prominent group of scholars to take a fresh look at global leadership, and query why and how global leaders can make a difference in our world both today and in the future.
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Chapter 18: The Nigerian leadership crisis: is shared leadership the answer?

Christina L. Wassenaar and Craig L. Pearce


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.

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