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Leadership in Organizations focuses on effective leadership in organizations through both theory and practice. This book explains and critiques the major theories and studies that are most relevant and informative and reviews what we know about leadership effectiveness. This combination of theory and practice makes this text a useful resource for practicing managers who are looking for something more than superficial answers to difficult questions about leadership.&
Table of Contents
1. Introduction: The Nature of Leadership. 2. The Nature of Managerial Work. 3. Perspectives on Effective Leadership Behavior. 4. Specific Behaviors for Managing the Work. 5. Specific Behaviors for Managing Relationships. 6. Participative Leadership and Delegation. 7. Sources of Power and Influence. 8. Influence Processes and Managerial Effectiveness. 9. Managerial Traits and Skills. 10. Contingency Theories of Effective Leadership. 11. Charismatic Leadership. 12. Transformational and Cultural Leadership. 13. Strategic Leadership by Top Executives. 14. Leadership in Decision-Making Groups. 15. Overview and Integration. References. Author Index. Subject Index.