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Exploring Leadership : For College Students Who Want to Make a Difference



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    Exploring Leadership: For College Students Who Want to Make a Difference


This is the thoroughly revised and updated second edition of the best-selling book Exploring Leadership. The book is designed to help college students understand that they are capable of being effective leaders and to guide them in developing their leadership potential. Exploring Leadership incorporates new insights and material developed in the course of the authors' work in the field. The second edition contains expanded and new chapters and also includes the relational leadership model, uses a more global context and examples that relate to a wide variety of disciplines, contains a new section which emphasizes ways to work to accomplish change, and concludes with concrete strategies for activism.

Author Biography

Susan R. Komives is associate professor and director of the College Student Personnel Graduate Program at the University of Maryland, College Park.

Nance Lucas is the associate dean and associate professor at New Century College at George Mason University and former special assistant to the provost and director of the Academy of Leadership at the University of Maryland.

Timothy R. McMahon is a faculty consultant in the Teaching Effectiveness Program at the University of Oregon.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. ix
The Authorsp. xix
Leadership for a Changing World
An Introduction to Leadershipp. 3
The Changing Nature of Leadershipp. 35
The Relational Leadership Modelp. 73
Exploring Your Potential for Leadership
Understanding Yourselfp. 119
Understanding Othersp. 149
Leading with Integrity and Moral Purposep. 179
Context for the Practice of Leadership
Interacting in Teams and Groupsp. 215
Understanding Complex Organizationsp. 247
Being in Communitiesp. 281
Renewing Groups, Organizations, and Communitiesp. 301
Making a Difference with Leadership
Understanding Changep. 327
Strategies for Changep. 349
Leadership Development and Renewal
Developing a Leadership Identityp. 385
The Mind, Body, and Soul of the Leaderp. 411
Referencesp. 431
Subject Indexp. 452
Name Indexp. 481
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