The Spirit of Maori Leadership
The book provides insights into and analysis of traditional and contemporary models of Maori leadership. From this, it identifies three connected themes: understanding what makes a good leader, the importance of people and relationships, and the need to formulate a strategic plan and examines four leadership models: transactional, charismatic, transformational and organic.
Dr Selwyn Katene (Ngati Toa, Ngati Tama, Ngauruahine, Ngati Tuwharetoa) is Assistant Vice-Chancellor (Maori and Pasifika) at Massey University. Prior to this he was Director of MANU AO (Maori Academic Network across Universities in Aotearoa), established to promote Maori leadership and scholarship and links between academics and professionals. He has also been General Manager of the Mental Health Commission, an advisor to the Minister of Health and a manager in the Ministry of Health and Public Health Commission.