9780324041668

Leadership Theory, Application, and Skill Development

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  • ISBN13:

    9780324041668

  • ISBN10:

    0324041667

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 6/26/2000
  • Publisher: South-Western College Pub
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Summary

This book employs a unique three-pronged approach of theory, application, and skill development to create the most practical leadership book on the market. It covers all of the traditional theory along with cutting-edge leadership topics. Applications develop critical thinking skills about the concepts. Proven skill-building exercises foster leadership skills that can be used in professional and personal lives. This three-pronged approach offers the greatest variety of learning material to meet each reader's unique needs.

Table of Contents

Preface xiii
PART ONE INDIVIDUALS AS LEADERS
Who Is a Leader?
2(28)
Leadership Traits and Ethics
30(36)
Leadership Behavior and Motivation
66(40)
Communication, Coaching, and Conflict Skills
106(56)
PART TWO TEAM LEADERSHIP
Contingency Leadership Theories
162(42)
Dyadic Relationships, Followership, and Delegation
204(42)
Leading Effective Teams
246(44)
Leading Self-Managed Teams
290(36)
PART THREE ORGANIZATIONAL LEADERSHIP
Influencing: Power, Politics, and Negotiation
326(46)
Organizational Leadership and Change
372(40)
Leadership of Culture, Diversity, and the Learning Organization
412(101)
APPENDIXES
A. Leadership and Spirituality in the Workplace
463(12)
B. The Management General Website
475(22)
C. How to Research Case Material Using the Internet
497(4)
D. MG---The Anatomy of Fire: Sparking a New Spirit of Enterprise
501(12)
Endnotes 513(14)
Subject Index 527

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