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Leadership Experience

Leadership Experience - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 978-0324261271

Cover of Leadership Experience 3RD 05 (ISBN 978-0324261271)
ISBN13: 978-0324261271
ISBN10: 0324261276
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 3RD 05
Publisher: South-Western Publishing Co.
Published: 2005
International: No

List price: $385.50

Leadership Experience - 3RD 05 edition

ISBN13: 978-0324261271

Richard L. Daft

ISBN13: 978-0324261271
ISBN10: 0324261276
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 3RD 05
Publisher: South-Western Publishing Co.

Published: 2005
International: No
Summary

Packed with interesting examples and real world leadership, this text helps the reader develop an understanding of theory while acquiring the necessary skills and insights to become effective leaders. It is written for courses teaching leadership theory and application. The Leadership Experience integrates recent ideas and practices with established scholarly research in a way that makes the topic of leadership come alive.

Benefits:

  • Experiential Exercises: Each chapter ends with two experiential exercises designed to allow learners to test their ability to apply the concepts of that chapter while gaining insight into their own leadership development.
  • Leadership Profiles: Each chapter includes introductory profiles that illustrate real-world examples of leadership in action. "In the Lead" boxes spotlight current leaders in business, education, the military, politics, and not-for-profit organizations.
  • Leadership Bookshelf: The "Leader's Bookshelf" boxes recommend further readings that will connect users to the current leadership trends in the worlds of academia, business, and military organizations..
  • NEW! New Examples: The "In-the-Lead" boxes and chapter opening vignettes have been thoroughly revised to ensure that they include the most relevant examples.
  • Current Theory: The theory presentation in each chapter has been thoroughly updated to represent the latest thinking about leadership theory and practice.
  • NEW! Leaders' Self Insight: These boxes provide a self-assessment for learners and an opportunity to experience management issues in a personal way. These exercises take the form of questionnaires, scenarios, and activities.
  • NEW! Action Memo: Located in the chapter margins, this feature tells learners how to use concepts to analyze cases and manage organizations.
  • NEW! Leadership Development - Case For Analysis: Found at the end of each chapter, these cases are tailored to chapter concepts and provide a vehicle for user analysis and discussion.

Table of Contents

PART I. INTRODUCTION TO LEADERSHIP

1. What Does It Mean to Be a Leader?

PART II. RESEARCH PERSPECTIVES ON LEADERSHIP

2. Traits, Behaviors, and Relationships
3. Contingency Approaches

PART. III. THE PERSONAL SIDE OF LEADERSHIP

4. The Leader as an Individual
5. Leadership Mind and Heart
6. Courage and Moral Leadership
7. Followership

PART IV. THE LEADER AS RELATIONSHIP BUIDER

8. Motivation and Empowerment
9. Leadership Communication
10. Leading Teams
11. Developing Leadership Diversity
12. Leadership Power and Influence

PART V. THE LEADER AS SOCIAL ARCHITECT

13. Creating Vision and Strategic Direction
14. Shaping Culture and Values
15. Designing and Leading a Learning Organization
16. Leading Change

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