Leadership for Engineers: The Magic of Mindset

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2012-06-11
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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In Leadership for Engineers: The Magic of Mindset, the authors share stories of emerging leaders and their experiences, as well as some critical information and tools that help you, as a student or technical professional, reflect on your experience and decide what comes next. Every student has untapped leadership abilities. This book helps them find and develop their inner leader, become the person he or she wants to be, and pursue their passions in ways that are productive and rewarding for themselves and others. This book identifies some common myths about leadership in technical fields, and then helps students identify their own leadership skills in the face of false assumptions. The authors show students how to make a real difference and explain why the world needs every student's best professional self. Each of the four parts of Leadership for Engineers includes four chapters comprised of testimonies from emerging leaders, as well as reflective questions at the end of each chapter. Reading through the scenarios and working through the questions will prepare you to lead in your career and your life.

Table of Contents

Part I Exploding the Myths

Chapter One: Myths about Ourselves as Leaders

Chapter Two: Myths about Leadership

Chapter Three: Organizational Influences

Chapter Four: Societal and Family Beliefs

Part II Finding Your Inner Leader

Chapter Five: The Truth about You

Chapter Six: Assessing Your Leadership Potential

Chapter Seven: Creating a Vision for What You Want

Chapter Eight: Growing Your Leader Self; Seeking Support

Part III Making a Difference

Chapter Nine: Be the Change You Want to See

Chapter Ten: Action Learning

Chapter Eleven: Drawing Your Road Map

Chapter Twelve: Relationships Are Key

Part IV Why the World Needs You

Chapter Thirteen: The Call to Leadership

Chapter Fourteen: Broadened Perspectives

Chapter Fifteen: Collaboration Across Borders

Chapter Sixteen: Sustainable Leadership




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