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Leadership In Organizations

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Pub. Date:
1/1/2010
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Prentice Hall
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Summary

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

Preface xv
Introduction: The Nature of Leadership
1(21)
Definitions of Leadership
2(7)
Leadership Effectiveness
9(3)
Overview of Major Research Approaches
12(3)
Level of Conceptualization for Leadership
15(3)
Other Bases for Comparing Leadership Theories
18(1)
Organization of the Book
19(1)
Summary
20(1)
Review and Discussion Questions
21(1)
The Nature of Managerial Work
22(59)
Typical Activity Patterns in Managerial Work
23(5)
The Content of Managerial Work
28(4)
A Theory of Demands, Constraints, and Choices
32(3)
Research on Situational Determinants
35(4)
Changes in the Nature of Managerial Work
39(1)
How Much Discretion Do Managers Have?
40(1)
Limitations of the Descriptive Research
40(1)
Applications for Managers
41(5)
Summary
46(1)
Review and Discussion Questions
47(1)
Case: Acme Manufacturing Company
48(3)
Perspectives on Effective Leadership Behavior
Ohio State Leadership Studies
51(3)
Michigan Leadership Studies
54(1)
Limitations of Survey Research
55(2)
Experiments on Task and Relations Behavior
57(1)
Research Using Critical Incidents
58(1)
The High-High Leader
59(3)
Leadership Behavior Taxonomies
62(6)
Specific Task Behaviors
68(3)
Specific Relations Behaviors
71(4)
Evaluation of the Behavior Approach
75(1)
Summary
76(1)
Review and Discussion Questions
77(1)
Case: Consolidated Products
78(1)
Case: Air Force Supply Squadron
79(2)
Participative Leadership, Delegation, and Empowerment
81(35)
Nature of Participative Leadership
82(2)
Consequences of Participative Leadership
84(2)
Research on Effects of Participative Leadership
86(3)
Normative Decision Model
89(6)
Applications: Guidelines for Participative Leadership
95(3)
Delegation
98(5)
Applications: Guidelines for Delegating
103(4)
Perceived Empowerment
107(5)
Summary
112(1)
Review and Discussion Questions
113(1)
Case: Echo Electronics
113(1)
Case: Alvis Corporation
114(2)
Dyadic Role Making, Attributions, and Followership
116(29)
Leader-Member Exchange Theory
117(5)
Leader Attributions About Subordinates
122(2)
Applications: Correcting Performance Deficiencies
124(4)
Follower Attributions and Implicit Theories
128(2)
Impression Management
130(3)
Follower Contributions to Effective Leadership
133(1)
Self-Management
134(2)
Applications: Guidelines for Followers
136(3)
Integrating Leader and Follower Roles
139(1)
Summary
140(1)
Review and Discussion Questions
141(1)
Case: Cromwell Electronics
141(2)
Case: American Financial Corporation
143(2)
Power and Influence
145(35)
Conceptions of Power and Authority
146(2)
Power Types and Sources
148(10)
How Power Is Acquired or Lost
158(2)
Consequences of Position and Personal Power
160(1)
How Much Power Should Leaders Have?
161(3)
Influence Tactics
164(5)
Power and Influence Behavior
169(2)
Use and Effectiveness of Influence Tactics
171(4)
Summary
175(1)
Review and Discussion Questions
176(1)
Case: Restview Hospital
177(1)
Case: Sporting Goods Store
178(2)
Managerial Traits and Skills
180(34)
Nature of Traits and Skills
180(2)
Research on Leader Traits and Skills
182(7)
Managerial Traits and Effectiveness
189(9)
Managerial Skills and Effectiveness
198(3)
Other Relevant Competencies
201(3)
Situational Relevance of Skills
204(3)
Evaluation of the Trait Research
207(1)
Applications for Managers
208(1)
Summary
209(1)
Review and Discussion Questions
210(1)
Case: The Intolerable Boss
210(2)
Case: National Products
212(2)
Early Contingency Theories of Effective Leadership
214(34)
LPC Contingency Model
215(3)
Path-Goal Theory of Leadership
218(5)
Situational Leadership Theory
223(2)
Leadership Substitutes Theory
225(3)
Multiple-Linkage Model
228(7)
Cognitive Resources Theory
235(3)
General Evaluation of Contingency Theories
238(2)
Applications for Managers
240(3)
Summary
243(1)
Review and Discussion Questions
244(1)
Case: Foreign Auto Shop
245(3)
Charismatic and Transformational Leadership
248(36)
Two Early Theories
249(1)
Attribution Theory of Charismatic Leadership
250(2)
Self-Concept Theory of Charismatic Leadership
252(2)
Other Conceptions of Charisma
254(4)
Consequences of Charismatic Leadership
258(4)
Transformational Leadership
262(3)
Research Methods for Assessing the Theories
265(5)
Transformational vs. Charismatic Leadership
270(2)
Evaluation of the Theories
272(2)
Applications: Guidelines for Leaders
274(3)
Summary
277(1)
Review and Discussion Questions
278(1)
Case: Metro Bank
279(1)
Case: Astro Airlines
280(4)
Leading Change in Organizations
284(34)
Change Processes in Organizations
285(5)
Influencing Organization Culture
290(5)
Developing a Vision
295(5)
Implementing Change
300(2)
Applications: Guidelines for Leading Change
302(6)
Innovation and Organizational Learning
308(3)
Applications: Guidelines for Increasing Learning and Innovation
311(2)
Summary
313(1)
Review and Discussion Questions
314(1)
Case: Falcon Computer Company
315(1)
Case: Ultimate Office Products
316(2)
Leadership in Teams and Decision Groups
318(35)
The Nature of Teams
319(5)
Determinants of Team Performance
324(4)
Leadership in Different Types of Teams
328(4)
Procedures for Facilitating Team Learning
332(2)
Applications: Guidelines for Team Building
334(4)
Decision Making in Groups
338(2)
Leadership Functions in Meetings
340(3)
Applications: Guidelines for Leading Meetings
343(4)
Summary
347(1)
Review and Discussion Questions
348(1)
Case: Southwest Engineering Services
348(2)
Case: Building Maintenance Inc.
350(3)
Strategic Leadership by Executives
353(33)
Constraints on Executives
354(2)
Biased Attributions About Chief Executives
356(1)
Research on Effects of Leadership Succession
357(2)
Evolutionary Change and Strategic Leadership
359(3)
Political Power and Strategic Leadership
362(1)
Executive Tenure and Strategic Leadership
362(2)
Executive Teams
364(4)
How Leaders Influence Organizational Performance
368(5)
Monitoring the Environment
373(3)
Formulating Strategy
376(4)
Summary
380(1)
Review and Discussion Questions
381(1)
Case: Columbia Corporation
382(1)
Case: Turnaround at Nissan
383(3)
Developing Leadership Skills
386(31)
Leadership Training Programs
387(1)
Designing Effective Training
388(2)
Special Techniques for Leadership Training
390(4)
Learning from Experience
394(2)
Developmental Activities
396(12)
Self-Help Activities
408(1)
Facilitating Conditions for Development
409(2)
A Systems Perspective on Leadership Development
411(2)
Summary
413(1)
Review and Discussion Questions
414(1)
Case: Federated Industries
415(2)
Ethical Leadership and Diversity
417(23)
Ethical Leadership
417(10)
Gender and Leadership
427(3)
Leadership in Different Cultures
430(5)
Managing Diversity
435(1)
Summary
436(1)
Review and Discussion Questions
437(1)
Case: Madison, Jones, and Conklin
438(2)
Overview and Integration
440(19)
Major Findings in Leadership Research
440(5)
Toward an Integrating Conceptual Framework
445(3)
Biases in the Conceptualization of Leadership
448(4)
Issues About Research Methods
452(4)
Concluding Thoughts
456(2)
Review and Discussion Questions
458(1)
References 459(60)
Author Index 519(16)
Subject Index 535


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