9780130854599

The Art and Science of Leadership

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  • ISBN13:

    9780130854599

  • ISBN10:

    013085459X

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/1/1999
  • Publisher: PRENTICE HALL
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Summary

This text offers a broad review and analysis of the field of leadership, complete with its many debates and controversies. Strong theoretical coverage still allows the book to be applications-orientedto business and other organizationson the guiding philosophy and assumption that we can all learn to become better leaders. A cross-cultural perspective, gender-based analyses, focus on leaders' personalities and behavior, and discussion on the role and characteristics of followers complete this treatment.

Table of Contents

PART I: BUILDING BLOCKS 1(98)
Definition and Significance of Leadership
3(24)
Leadership: Past, Present, and Future
27(20)
Individual Differences and Traits
47(30)
Power and Leadership
77(22)
PART II: CONTINGENCY MODELS 99(54)
Using Resources Effectively
101(27)
Exchange and Relationship Development and Management
128(25)
PART III: CURRENT DEVELOPMENTS AND APPLICATIONS 153(76)
Participative Management and Leading Teams
155(22)
Change-Oriented Leadership
177(22)
The Upper-Echelon View: Strategic Leadership
199(30)
PART IV: LOOKING TOWARD THE FUTURE 229(2)
What Will We Be When We Grow Up?
231

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