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Leadership : Theory, Application and Skill Development

Leadership : Theory, Application and Skill Development - 5th edition

ISBN13: 978-1111827076

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ISBN13: 978-1111827076
ISBN10: 1111827079
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Edition/Copyright: 5TH 13
Publisher: South-Western Publishing Co.
Published: 2013
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Leadership : Theory, Application and Skill Development - 5TH 13 edition

ISBN13: 978-1111827076

Robert N. Lussier

ISBN13: 978-1111827076
ISBN10: 1111827079
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 5TH 13
Publisher: South-Western Publishing Co.

Published: 2013
International: No
Summary

The most practical leadership textbook on the market, LEADERSHIP 5e, uses a unique three-pronged approach to teach leadership concepts and theory, and takes students to the next level by developing their competencies in applying the concepts and development leadership skills they can immediately start using in their personal and professional lives. The authors combine traditional theory with cutting-edge leadership topics in a concise presentation that is packed with real-world examples. The text constantly puts the student in the leadership role engaging them in applying the concepts, as well as providing step-by-step behavior models for effectively handling leadership functions. LEADERSHIP's innovative three-pronged approach provides the greatest array and quality of learning opportunities.

Table of Contents

Part I: INDIVIDUALS AS LEADERS.
1. Who Is a Leader and What Skills Do Leaders Need?
2. Leadership Traits and Ethics.
3. Leadership Behavior and Motivation.
4. Influencing: Power, Politics, Networking, and Negotiation.
5. Contingency Leadership Theories.
Part II: TEAM LEADERSHIP.
6. Communication, Coaching, and Conflict Skills.
7. Leader-Member Relations and Followership.
8. Team Leadership and Self-Managed Teams.
Part III: ORGANIZATIONAL LEADERSHIP.
9. Charismatic and Transformational Leadership.
10. Leadership of Culture, Ethics, and Diversity.
11. Strategic Leadership and Change Management.
12. Crisis Leadership and the Learning Organization.
Appendix: Leadership and Spirituality in the Workplace.

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