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Becoming a leader: A co-produced autoethnographic exploration of situated learning of leadership practice

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Journal publication date04/2010
JournalManagement Learning
Journal number2
Volume41
Number of pages15
Pages205-219
Original languageEnglish

Abstract

The article examines the development of situated leadership practice through an autoethnographic study of the first three months of being in the role of a chief operating officer. The argument for using an autoethnographic approach is in response to the dearth of in-depth research on the development of leadership practice from a relational, social and situated perspective. The article makes a contribution to management learning by exploring aspects of situated curriculum within a manager’s legitimate participation influencing the development of situated leadership practice.