Business Leadership: A Jossey-Bass Reader / Edition 2

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Overview

The second edition of best-selling Business Leadership contains the best thinking on leadership from the biggest names in the business. It offers leaders everything they need to know to prepare for today’s—and tomorrow’s—leadership challenges: how to understand the leadership process, identify opportunities, get things started right, avoid predictable pitfalls, and maximize success. Effective leaders use mind, heart, and spirit in their work, and this volume is designed to guide and support leaders in their efforts. With an introduction by Joan V. Gallos—editor of the highly praised Organization Development: A Jossey-Bass Reader—the author list for this invaluable resource reads like the who's who of business leadership.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780787988197
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 1/18/2008
  • Series: J-B US non-Franchise Leadership Series, #5
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 628
  • Sales rank: 468,116
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Joan V. Gallos is professor of leadership at the Henry W. Bloch School of Business and Public Administration at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

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Table of Contents

About the Editor.

About the Contributors.

Foreword by Ronald A. Heifetz.

Introduction and acknowledgments BY Joan V. Gallos.

PART I: FRAMING THE ISSUES: WHAT IS LEADERSHIP?

Chapter 1: What Leaders Really Do (John P. Kotter).

Chapter 2: Primal Leadership: The Hidden Power of EmotionalIntelligence (Daniel Goleman, Richard Boyatzis, and AnnieMcKee).

Chapter 3: The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership (JamesKouzes and Barry Posner).

Chapter 4. Reframing Leadership (Lee G. Bolman and Terrence E.Deal).

Chapter 5: When Leadership is an Organizational Trait (JamesO'Toole).

PART II: BECOMING A LEADER, PREPARING FOR THEOPPORTUNITIES

Chapter 6: The Seven Ages of the Leader (Warren Bennis).

Chapter 7: The Traces of Talent (Marcus Buckingham and Donald O.Clifton).

Chapter 8: Leadership is Authenticity, Not Style (BillGeorge).

Chapter 9: Level 5 Leadership: The Triumph of Humility andFierce Resolve (Jim Collins).

Chapter 10: Thinking Gray and Free (Steven B. Sample).

Chapter 11: Enhancing the Psycho-Spiritual Development ofLeaders: Lessons from Leadership Journeys in Asia (Philip Mirvisand Karen Ayas).

Chapter 12: Moments of Greatness: Entering the FundamentalState of Leadership (Robert E. Quinn).

PART III: UNDERSTANDING THE TERRITORY, ANTICIPATING THECHALLENGES

Chapter 13: Making Sense of Organizations: Leadership, Frames,and Everyday Theories of the Situation (Joan V. Gallos).

Chapter 14: Leadership and the Power of Position: UnderstandingStructural Dynamics in Organizational Life understanding uniquefeatures of the challenge (Michael J. Sales).

Chapter 15: The Boundaryless Organization: Rising to theChallenges of Global Leadership (Ron Ashkenas, David Ulrich, ToddJick and Steve Kerr).

Chapter 16: Knowledge Management Involves Neither Knowledge norManagement (Marc S. Effron).

Chapter 17: The Sustainability Sweet Spot: Where Profit Meetsthe Common Good (Andrew W. Savitz and Karl Weber).

Chapter 18: Leading Geeks: Technology and Leadership (PaulGlen).

Chapter 19: Leading in Black and White: Working EffectivelyAcross the Racial Divide (Ancella B. Livers and Keith A.Caver).

Chapter 20: Managing Middlescence (Robert Morison, TamaraErickson, and Ken Dychtwald).

PART IV: MAKING IT HAPPEN

Chapter 21: The First 90 Days of Leadership (MichaelWatkins).

Chapter 22: What is Our Mission (Peter F. Drucker)?

Chapter 23: The Power and Creativity of a Transforming Vision(James MacGregor Burns).

Chapter 24: Finding the Right Vision (Burt Nanus).

Chapter 25: Developing Strategy: The Serious Business of Playstaying on track (Heracleous and Jacobs).

Chapter 26: Navigating the Political Terrain (Lee G. Bolman andTerrence E. Deal).

Chapter 27: Want Collaboration? Accept B and Actively Manage BConflict (Jeff Weiss and Jonathan Hughes).

Chapter 28: Creating and Managing Culture: The Essence ofLeadership (Edgar H. Schein).

Chapter 29: Leading Change: Why Transformation Efforts Fail(John P. Kotter).

Chapter 30: Leading at the Enterprise Level (Douglas A.Ready).

Chapter 31: Execution: The Gap Nobody Knows avoiding thepitfalls (Larry Bossidy, Ram Charan and Charles Burck).

Chapter 3: The Leader as Toxin Handler: Organizational Hero andCasualty (Peter Frost and Sandra Robinson).

Chapter 33: Bad Leadership B and Ways to Avoid It (BarbaraKellerman).

Chapter 34: Good or Not Bad: Standards and Ethics in ManagingChange (Kim Cameron).

PART V: SUSTAINING THE LEADER

Chapter 35: A Survival Guide for Leaders (Ronald A. Heifetz andMarty Linsky).

Chapter 36: Preserving Integrity, Profitability, and Soul (DavidBatstone).

Chapter 37: Learning for Leadership: Failure as a Second Chance(David L. Dotlich, James L. Noel, and Norman Walker).

Chapter 38: Nourishing the Soul of the Leader (AndreDelbecq).

Chapter 39: Resilience and the Crucible of Leadership (Warren G.Bennis and Robert J. Thomas).

Chapter 40. Choose Hope: On Creating a Hopeful Future (Andrew J.Razeghi).

Index.

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