Te topic of eaersip in te meia inustry is a compeing one. Wie oterinustries ave eaers or captains, te meia sector as mogus, magnates anarons. Ranop Hearst, Wiiam Paey, Henry Luce an Roert Maxwerepresent some of te most controversia an ﬂamoyant usiness eaers of recent times. An te current crop of contemporary meia inustry eaers– Rupert Muroc, Te Turner an Steve Jos – is no ess carismatic.However eaersip is aso a sprawing area of management teory caracte-rise y amiguity an controversy. Tis voume presents a seection of papersfrom an internationa conference on ‘Caenges at te Top: Leaersip in Me-ia Organizations’ wic rougt togeter researcers from aroun te worto conront tese amiguities, an expore an excange opinions aout tisintriguing issue. Te iversity an ricness of te contriutions in tis ooreﬂect te iversity an ricness inerent in te practice of eaersip as exer-cise in te meia sector. Te topic is sti an uner-researce ﬁe, an tisoo maes a contriution towars eveoping new teory, ientifying fruitfuareas for future stuy, an aiing unerstaning of te rivers of performanceof meia ﬁrms.
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LUCY KNG (e.
Leadership in the Media Industry
Changing Contexts, Emerging Challenges