Business Leadership : A Jossey-Bass Reader

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  • Edition: 1st
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  • Copyright: 2003-02-01
  • Publisher: Jossey-Bass
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Business Leadership contains the best thinking from the biggest names in leadership on a wide range of subjects including ethics, dealing with change, vision setting, the heroic journey, the practices of leadership, and the work of leadership. With an introduction by James M. Kouzes- coauthor of the million-copy best-seller The Leadership Challenge- the author list of this invaluable resource reads like the who's who of business leadership. This extraordinary collection features chapters from Joseph L. Badaracco Jr., Warren Bennis, Kenneth H. Blanchard, Lee G. Bolman, Larry Bossidy, Richard Boyatzis, Susan Mitchell Bridges, William Bridges, Marcus Buckingham, Ram Charan, Joanne B. Ciulla, Donald O. Clifton, James C. Collins, Terrence E. Deal, Max De Pree, Stephen Drotter, Peter F. Drucker, Daniel Goleman, Robert K. Greenleaf, Victoria A. Guthrie, Gary Hamel, David A. Heenan, Ronald A. Heifetz, Paul Hersey, Frances Hesselbein, John P. Kotter, James M. Kouzes, Donald L. Laurie, Morgan W. McCall Jr., Annie McKee, Burt Nanus, James Noel, James O'Toole, Jerry I. Porras, Barry Z. Posner, Robert E. Quinn, Edgar H. Schein, Gretchen M. Spreitzer, Noel M. Tichy, Ellen Van Velsor, and Margaret J. Wheatley.

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This volume is compiled by the Jossey-Bass Business Management Series, which is the premier publisher of leadership books for the business audience.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
Introductionp. xv
What Is Leadership?p. 1
Leadership Basics
Why Are Leaders Important?p. 4
What Leaders Really Dop. 29
Primal Leadershipp. 44
The "How to Be" Leaderp. 60
What Is Leadership?p. 65
The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadershipp. 72
Leadership Styles
Reframing Leadershipp. 86
Situational Leadershipp. 111
The Servant as Leaderp. 117
The Case for Co-Leadersp. 137
Becoming a Leaderp. 161
The Heroic Journeyp. 163
Six Leadership Passagesp. 171
The Derailment Conspiracyp. 189
The Traces of Talentp. 213
Enhancing the Ability to Learn from Experiencep. 223
Developing Characterp. 249
Leadership Is a Relationshipp. 251
Honest Workp. 268
Why Amoral Leadership Doesn't Workp. 279
The Discipline of Building Characterp. 307
Reframing Ethics and Spiritp. 330
Forming the Visionp. 349
Where Tomorrow Begins: Finding the Right Visionp. 351
What Is Our Mission?p. 369
Clock Building, Not Time Tellingp. 373
Be Your Own Seerp. 404
Making It Happenp. 435
The Learning Leader as Culture Managerp. 437
Five Disciplines for Unleashing the Power in Your Workforcep. 461
The Gap Nobody Knowsp. 474
Change: The Capacity of Lifep. 496
The Fear of Change and Why Risk Is Necessaryp. 518
Leading Transitionp. 530
The Work of Leadershipp. 543
Notesp. 569
Name Indexp. 589
Subject Indexp. 595
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