The Art of Leadership / Edition 4

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Overview

The Art of Leadership, Fourth Edition, is more than a textbook; it is a "learning" book that actively involves the reader in the learning process. The text combines behavior theory with business practice to teach critical concepts and skills in leadership development. In addition self-evaluation questionnaires and practical exercises are integrated throughout to facilitate personal development and class involvement.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780078029080
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
  • Publication date: 4/15/2011
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 528
  • Sales rank: 484,479
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction: Setting the Stage 1
Pt. 1 Leadership Variables 15
Unit 1 The Leadership Equation 16
Unit 2 Leadership Qualities 26
Unit 3 Characteristics of Followers 31
Unit 4 Situational Factors 37
Pt. 2 The Power of Vision 55
Unit 5 The Importance of Vision 56
Unit 6 The Motive to Lead 67
Unit 7 Organizational Climate 72
Pt. 3 The Importance of Ethics 81
Unit 8 Leadership Ethics 82
Unit 9 The Role of Values 92
Unit 10 Ethics at Work 112
Pt. 4 The Empowerment of People 119
Unit 11 Leadership Authority 120
Unit 12 Empowerment in the Workplace 133
Unit 13 The Quality Imperative 138
Pt. 5 Leadership Principles 147
Unit 14 Effective Leadership 148
Unit 15 Human Relations 159
Unit 16 The Team Concept 165
Pt. 6 Understanding People 191
Unit 17 Human Behavior 193
Unit 18 The Art of Persuasion 209
Unit 19 The Diversity Challenge 219
Pt. 7 Multiplying Effectiveness 231
Unit 20 Effective Delegation 232
Unit 21 How to Assign Work 239
Unit 22 The Role of Personality 248
Pt. 8 Developing Others 265
Unit 23 The Leader as Teacher 266
Unit 24 Helping People Through Change 278
Unit 25 Burnout Prevention 286
Pt. 9 Performance Management 301
Unit 26 Managing Performance 302
Unit 27 Professional Performance 313
Unit 28 Sustaining Discipline 333
Conclusion: Challenge and Charge 339
Endnotes 347
Glossary 363
Index 369
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