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Mutiny and Leadership

Keith Grint


Mutiny is often associated with the occasional mis-leadership of the masses by politically inspired hotheads or a spontaneous and unusually romantic gesture of defiance against a uniquely overbearing military superior. In reality it is seldom either, and usually it has far more mundane roots, not in the absolute poverty of the subordinates but in the relative poverty of the relationships between leaders and led in a military situation. Using contemporary leadership theory to cast a critical light on an array of mutinies across time and space, this book suggests we consider mutiny as a permanen ... More

Keywords: leadership, mutiny, war, dissent, resistance, army, navy, air force, ethnicity

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9780192893345
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2021 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780192893345.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Keith Grint, author
Professor Emeritus, Warwick Business School