Leadership : Enhancing the Lessons of Experience

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/4/2008
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Irwin
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Leadership: Enhancing the Lessons of Experience, 6/e consists of 13 chapters and three leadership skills sections integrated into the text. Authors Hughes, Ginnett, and Curphy draw upon three different types of literatureempirical studies; interesting anecdotes, stories and findings; and leadership skillsto create a text that is personally relevant, interesting, and scholarly. The authors' unique quest for a careful balancing act of leadership materials helps students apply theory and research to their real-life experiences. The Sixth Edition has been thoroughly updated in virtually every chapter.

Table of Contents

Leadership Is A Process, Not A Position
Leadership is Everyone's Business
Leadership Involves an Interaction between the Leader, the Followers and the Situation
Leadership is Developed through Education and Experience
Assessing Leadership and Measuring Its Effects
Focus On The Leader
Power and Influence
Leadership and Values
Leadership Traits
Leadership Behavior
Leadership Skills acirc;euro;cent
Learning from experience acirc;euro;cent
Communication acirc;euro;cent
Listening acirc;euro;cent
Assertiveness acirc;euro;cent
Guidelines for effective stress management acirc;euro;cent
Building technical competence acirc;euro;cent
Building effective relationships with superiors acirc;euro;cent
Building effective relationships with peers acirc;euro;cent
Building Credibility
Focus On The Followers
Motivation, Satisfaction and Performance
Groups, Teams and Their Leadership
Leadership Skills acirc;euro;cent
Providing constructive feedback acirc;euro;cent
Punishment acirc;euro;cent
Delegating acirc;euro;cent
Team building for work teams acirc;euro;cent
Building high performance teams: the rocket model acirc;euro;cent
Development planning acirc;euro;cent
Coaching acirc;euro;cent
Focus On The Situation
Characteristics of the Situation
Contingency Theories of Leadership
Leadership and Change
Leadership Skills acirc;euro;cent
Setting Goals acirc;euro;cent
Conducting Meetings acirc;euro;cent
Managing Conflict acirc;euro;cent
Negotiation acirc;euro;cent
Problem Solving acirc;euro;cent
Improving Creativity acirc;euro;cent
Diagnosing Performance Problems in Individuals, Groups and Organizations acirc;euro;cent
Team Building at the Top
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