Leaders and the Leadership Process

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 9/24/2010
  • Publisher: MCG

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The Sixth Edition of Pierce and Newstrom's Leaders and the Leadership Process is a collection of readings, self-assessments, case studies and experiential exercises on leadership intended to give students a feel for the breadth and richness of this study. Leaders and the Leadership Process 6e provides students with a sense of the complexity associated with leadership in organizations as well as an understanding of the pieces that serve to define leadership. The authors create a "leadership mosaic," which encourages students to examine the concepts, propositions, perspectives, and theories individually as they build towards the student's ultimate unique leadership mosaic.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Leadership
The Leader-Follower Relationship: Leader-Member Exchange Quality, Justice, and Trust
The Leader: Personality, Motives and Other Personal Qualities
Leadership and the Role of Sex and Gender
Leader Emergence: A Dynamic Process
Leadership as an Influence Process
Leadership and Leader Behaviors
Contingency and Path-Goal Theories of Leadership: Situational and Follower Differences
Leadership and the Cross-cultural Context
Followers and the Leadership Process
Leadership Style: Participative, Directive, and Laissez-faire
Substitutes for Leadership
Charismatic Leadership
Transformational Leadership
The Negative (Dark) Side of Leadership
Positive Leadership: Spiritual, Ethical, and Authentic
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