9780324155563

Leadership Theory, Application, Skill Development

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  • ISBN13:

    9780324155563

  • ISBN10:

    0324155565

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/2/2003
  • Publisher: South-Western College Pub
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Summary

This text 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 learner's unique needs.

Table of Contents

Preface xiii
Part 1 Individuals as Leaders
1(170)
Who Is a Leader?
2(24)
Leadership Traits and Ethics
26(36)
Leadership Behavior and Motivation
62(38)
Influencing: Power, Politics, Networking, and Negotiation
100(38)
Contingency Leadership Theories
138(33)
Part 2 Team Leadership
171(166)
Communication, Coaching, and Conflict Skills
172(48)
Dyadic Relationships, Followership, and Delegation
220(38)
Team Leadership
258(44)
Leading Self-Managed Teams
302(35)
Part 3 Organizational Leadership
337(134)
Charismatic and Transformational Leadership
338(34)
Strategic Leadership and Managing Crises and Change
372(36)
Leadership of Culture and Diversity, and the Learning Organization
408(63)
Appendixes
A Spirituality in the Workplace
461(8)
B How to Research Case Material Using the Internet
469(2)
Endnotes 471(24)
Index 495

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