9780078029080

The Art of Leadership

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  • ISBN13:

    9780078029080

  • ISBN10:

    0078029082

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 4/15/2011
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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Summary

The Art of Leadership,Fourth Edition, is more than a textbook; it is a "learning" book that actively involves the reader in the learning process. The text combines behavior theory with business practice to teach critical concepts and skills in leadership development. In addition self-evaluation questionnaires and practical exercises are integrated throughout to facilitate personal development and class involvement.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Importance of Leadership:Setting the Stage

Part 1 Leadership Variables

Chapter 2 The Leadership Equation

Chapter 3 Leadership Qualities, Characteristics of Followers, and Situational Factors

Part 2 The Power of Vision

Chapter 4 The Importance of Vision and the Motive to Lead

Chapter 5 Organizational Climate

Part 3 The Importance of Ethics

Chapter 6 Leadership Ethics

Chapter 7 The Role of Values and Ethics at Work

Part 4 The Empowerment of People

Chapter 8 Leadership Authority

Chapter 9 Empowerment in the Workplace and the Quality Imperative

Part 5 Leadership Principles

Chapter 10 Effective Leadership and Human Relations

Chapter 11 The Team Concept

Part 6 Understanding People

Chapter 12 Human Behavior and the Art of Persuasion

Chapter 13 The Diversity Challenge

Part 7 Multiplying Effectiveness

Chapter 14 Effective Delegation and How to Assign Work

Chapter 15 The Role of Personality

Part 8 Developing Others

Chapter 16 The Leader as Coach Chapter 17 Helping People through Change and Burnout Prevention

Part 9 Performance Management

Chapter 18 Managing Performance

Chapter 19 Professional Performance and Sustaining Discipline

Chapter 20 The Road Ahead: Challenge and Charge

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