9780256261431

Leadership : Enhancing the Lessons of Experience

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  • ISBN13:

    9780256261431

  • ISBN10:

    0256261431

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 11/1/1998
  • Publisher: MCGRAW HILL BOOK COMPANY
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Summary

Organized around a conceptual framework to help readers understand leadership in today's diverse organizational environments, this comprehensive guide focuses on three specific skills of leadership: communication; followership skills; and specific situations, including meetings and conflict. Boxed biographies of successful leaders such as Wait Disney, Ghandi, and Harry Truman enliven the discussion.

Table of Contents

PART I LEADERSHIP IS A PROCESS, NOT A POSITION 3(134)
1 Leadership Is Everyone's Business
3(20)
2 Leadership Involves an Interaction between the Leader, the Followers, and the Situation
23(27)
3 Contingency Theories of Leadership
50(28)
4 Leadership Is Developed through Education and Experience
78(25)
5 Assessing Leadership and Measuring Its Effects
103(34)
PART II FOCUS ON THE LEADER 137(190)
6 Power and Influence
137(26)
7 Ethics, Values, and Attitudes
163(35)
8 Personality
198(30)
9 Intelligence and Creativity
228(28)
10 Leadership Behavior
256(29)
11 Charisma and Transformational Leadership
285(42)
PART III FOCUS ON THE FOLLOWERS 327(108)
12 Followers and Followership
327(25)
13 Groups, Teams, and Their Leadership
352(35)
14 Motivation, Satisfaction, and Performance
387(48)
PART IV FOCUS ON THE SITUATION 435(52)
15 Characteristics of the Situation
435(35)
16 A Final Word: Leadership in the Future
470(17)
PART V LEADERSHIP SKILLS 487
Basic Leadership Skills
487(53)
Advanced Leadership Skills
540

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