Summary: Organizational Leadership examines the concepts, issues, and practices that comprise the core of organizational leadership from a global and interpretive perspective. Underpinning its story with a mixture of description, analysis, and critique, Bratton/Grint/Nelson achieves a distinct point of view by examining leadership through a variety of prisms and by giving competing and globally diverse viewpoints equal shares in the debate. Two components unique to this text ...show moreare its global outlook and its interactive CD-ROM, which includes interviews with academics and practitioners, self-assessments, and case studies. Companies profiled in the case studies are Ziba Design (Portland Oregon), Pamela Rodgers Chevrolet (Detroit, Michigan), Calgary Police Service, Banff Springs Hotel, the Body Shop and Volvo Cars.
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Leadership in Organizations CD-ROM: Free with NEW text. This interactive CD-ROM allows the user to receive additional information on key content areas, take interactive self assessments, and analyze six different case studies.
Reflective Questions: Reflective questions are noted in the margins so that users can check their understanding as they go along and immediately apply what they are reading.
End-of-Chapter Pedagogy: Summaries, Questions for Discussion and Review, Projects, and annotated Further Readings involve users in a range of follow-up applications.
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Edition/Copyright:05 Cover: Hardback Publisher:South-Western Publishing Co. Published: 01/07/2004 International: No
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PART 1. LEADERSHIP AS PROCESS
1. Introduction to Leadership
PART 2. THE CONTEXT
2. Globalization, Organizational Design, and Context 3. Management and Leadership
PART 3. THE LEADER
4. Classical Views of Leadership 5. Leadership, Power, and Inertia 6. Early Theories of Leadership 7. Contingency Theories of Leadership 8. Gender and Leadership 9. Charismatic and Transformational Leadership
PART 4. THE FOLLOWERS
10. Followers and Leadership 11. Followers in Work Groups and Work Teams 12. Communicating with Followers
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