9781609945664

Positive Leadership

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  • ISBN13:

    9781609945664

  • ISBN10:

    1609945662

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2012-08-06
  • Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers

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Summary

The first edition introduced the newly emerging field called Positive Organizational Scholarship. Rather than focusing on organizational dysfunction, Positive Organizational Scholarship looks at organizations that are functioning at an unusually high level. Learning from such successful groups about what they did right forms the backbone of the strategy, because strategies that capitalize on the positive tend to produce life-giving, flourishing outcomes in organizations. The four strategies discussed in the first edition included the cultivation of positive climate, positive relationships, positive communication, and positive meaning. Each strategy is explained and illustrated. In this revised edition, the author will add the following materials: Chapter 1: Outlining three outcomes associated with positive leadership and one more example. Chapter 2: Adding some empirical findings linking attributes of climate with physiological benefits. Chapter 3: A brief discussion of temporary encounters with positive or negative outcomes. Chapter 4: Additional research on the results of the positive-to-negative-communication-ratio. Chapter 5: Elaboration on the issue of meaningfulness in work. Chapter 6: More ideas for implementation

Author Biography

Kim Cameron is William Russell Kelly Professor of Management and Organizations at the University of Michigan and cofounder of the Center for Positive Organizational Scholarship. He is coauthor or co-editor of fourteen books, including Developing Management Skills, Positive Organizational Scholarship, and Making the Impossible Possible.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. ix
Positive Leadershipp. 1
Positive Climatep. 25
Positive Relationshipsp. 45
Positive Communicationp. 65
Positive Meaningp. 85
Implementing Positive Strategiesp. 103
Developing Positive Leadershipp. 121
Referencesp. 139
Indexp. 151
About the Authorp. 159
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