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The second edition of best-selling Business Leadership contains the best thinking on leadership from the biggest names in the business. It offers leaders everything they need to know to prepare for today's-and tomorrow's-leadership challenges: how to understand the leadership process, identify opportunities, get things started right, avoid predictable pitfalls, and maximize success. Effective leaders use mind, heart, and spirit in their work, and this volume is designed to guide and support leaders in their efforts. With an introduction by Joan V. Gallos-editor of the highly praised Organization Development: A Jossey-Bass Reader-the author list for this invaluable resource reads like the who's who of business leadership.
Joan V. Gallos is professor of leadership at the Henry W. Bloch School of Business and Public Administration at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.
Table of Contents
|Introduction and Acknowledgments||p. xvii|
|About the Editor||p. xxv|
|Framing the Issues: What Is Leadership?||p. 1|
|What Leaders Really Do||p. 5|
|Primal Leadership: The Hidden Power of Emotional Intelligence||p. 16|
|The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership||p. 26|
|Reframing Leadership||p. 35|
|When Leadership Is an Organizational Trait||p. 50|
|Becoming a Leader, Preparing for the Opportunities||p. 61|
|The Seven Ages of the Leader||p. 65|
|The Traces of Talent||p. 79|
|Leadership Is Authenticity, Not Style||p. 87|
|Level 5 Leadership: The Triumph of Humility and Fierce Resolve||p. 99|
|Thinking Gray and Free||p. 115|
|Enhancing the Psycho-Spiritual Development of Leaders: Lessons from Leadership Journeys in Asia||p. 125|
|Moments of Greatness: Entering the Fundamental State of Leadership||p. 142|
|Understanding the Territory, Anticipating the Challenges||p. 155|
|Mapping the Terrain|
|Making Sense of Organizations: Leadership, Frames, and Everyday Theories of the Situation||p. 161|
|Leadership and the Power of Position: Understanding Structural Dynamics in Everyday Organizational Life||p. 180|
|Understanding Unique Features of the Challenge|
|The Boundaryless Organization: Rising to the Challenges of Global Leadership||p. 199|
|Knowledge Management Involves Neither Knowledge nor Management||p. 221|
|The Sustainability Sweet Spot: Where Profit Meets the Common Good||p. 230|
|Leading Geeks: Technology and Leadership||p. 244|
|Leading in Black and White: Working Effectively Across the Racial Divide||p. 255|
|Managing Middlescence||p. 271|
|Making It Happen||p. 287|
|Getting Things Started|
|The First Ninety Days of Leadership||p. 293|
|What Is Our Mission?||p. 301|
|The Power and Creativity of a Transforming Vision||p. 305|
|Finding the Right Vision||p. 311|
|Developing Strategy: The Serious Business of Play||p. 324|
|Staying on Track|
|The Leader as Politician: Navigating the Political Terrain||p. 336|
|Want Collaboration? Accept-and Actively Manage-Conflict||p. 349|
|Creating and Managing a Learning Culture: The Essence of Leadership||p. 362|
|Leading Change: Why Transformation Efforts Fail||p. 370|
|Leading at the Enterprise Level||p. 382|
|Execution: The Gap Nobody Knows||p. 393|
|Avoiding the Pitfalls|
|The Leader as Toxin Handler: Organizational Hero and Casualty||p. 407|
|Bad Leadership-and Ways to Avoid It||p. 423|
|Good or Not Bad: Standards and Ethics in Managing Change||p. 433|
|Sustaining the Leader||p. 443|
|A Survival Guide for Leaders||p. 447|
|Preserving Integrity, Profitability, and Soul||p. 463|
|Learning for Leadership: Failure as a Second Chance||p. 478|
|Nourishing the Soul of the Leader: Inner Growth Matters||p. 486|
|Resilience and the Crucibles of Leadership||p. 504|
|Choose Hope: On Creating a Hopeful Future||p. 516|
|Notes and References||p. 519|
|Name Index||p. 549|
|Subject Index||p. 557|
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