Center for Creative Leadership Handbook of Leadership Development (J-B CCL (Center for Creative Leadership) Series #25) / Edition 2

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The Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) is the world’s largest institution devoted exclusively to leadership research and education. For more than three decades, CCL has studied and trained hundreds of thousands of executives and worked with them to create practical models, tools, and publications for the development of effective leaders and leadership. This second edition of The Center for Creative Leadership Handbook of Leadership Development brings together the wealth of practical knowledge that CCL has gained from this experience. It explores the essence of leadership development, reveals how individuals can effectively enhance their leadership skills, and demonstrates what organizations can do to help build leaders and leadership capacity. The book also includes a companion CD-ROM that contains a library of classic CCL publications.

The second edition of the Handbook has been thoroughly revised and expanded to include the most recent research from CCL and the best thinking in the field of leadership development. This important resource includes new chapters on race and gender, coaching, organizational leadership capacity, and collective leadership capabilities.

The Center for Creative Leadership Handbook of Leadership Development is an indispensable resource from the most prestigious organization in the field, written for anyone interested in creating developmental experiences and designing leadership development processes and systems.

Get valuable information on:

  • Implementing feedback-intensive programs
  • Evaluating the impact of leadership development programs
  • Dealing with cross-cultural and diversity issues in leadership development ... and much more!

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Editorial Reviews

This handbook describes how individuals can enhance their leadership ability and how organizations can help. The 13 contributions discuss six methods of leadership development; the leadership development process; and contemporary topics such as leadership growth for women and people of color, cross-cultural leadership development, and the development of global leaders. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780787965297
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 10/31/2003
  • Series: J-B CCL (Center for Creative Leadership) Series, #25
  • Edition description: 2nd Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 560
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.45 (h) x 1.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Cynthia D. McCauley is a Senior Fellow at the Center for Creative Leadership and formerly the Vice President for Leadership Development. In addition to developing two widely used management feedback instruments, she has also published in numerous professional journals, including Journal of Management, the Academy of Management Journal, and Journal of Applied Psychology.
Ellen Van Velsor is a Senior Research Scientist and an R&D Director at the Center for Creative Leadership. She is a coauthor of Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Can Women Reach the Top of America’s Largest Corporations?

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Table of Contents

CD-ROM: A Library of Related CCL Publications.

Foreword (John Alexander).

Preface (Cynthia D. McCauley, Ellen Van Velsor).


The Authors.

Introduction: Our View of Leadership Development (Ellen Van Velsor, Cynthia D. McCauley).


1. Feedback-Intensive Programs (Victoria A. Guthrie, Sara N. King).

2. 360-Degree Feedback (Craig T. Chappelow).

3. Developmental Relationships (Cynthia D. McCauley, Christina A. Douglas).

4. Formal Coaching (Sharon Ting, E. Wayne Hart).

5. Job Assignments (Patricia J. Ohlott).

6. Hardships (Russ S. Moxley, Mary Lynn Pulley).

7. The Leader Development Process (Ellen Van Velsor, Russ S. Moxley, Kerry A. Bunker).

8. Evaluating the Impact of Leader Development (Jennifer W. Martineau).


9. Leader Development Across Gender (Marian N. Ruderman).

10. Leader Development Across Race (Ancella B. Livers, Keith A. Caver).

11. Cross-Cultural Issues in the Development of Leaders (Michael H. Hoppe).

12. Developing Leaders for Global Roles (Maxine A. Dalton, Christopher T. Ernst).

13. A Lifelong Developmental Perspective on Leader Development (Ellen Van Velsor, Wilfred H. Drath).


14. Organizational Capacity for Leadership (Patricia M. G. O’Connor, Laura Quinn).

15. Exploration for Development (Charles J. Palus, David M. Horth).

Afterword (Ellen Van Velsor, Cynthia D. McCauley).


Name Index.

Subject Index.

About the Center for Creative Leadership.

How to Use the CD-ROM.

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