Developing Leadership Abilities / Edition 1

Developing Leadership Abilities / Edition 1

by Arthur H. Bell
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130917583

ISBN-13: 9780130917584

Pub. Date: 12/28/2001

Publisher: Prentice Hall

The prentice Hall NetEffect series encompasses training for specific business areas, such as learning skills, job skills, management skills, and technology soft skills. Courses are available in print, on CD-ROM, or over the Internet. For more information on the NetEffect series, go to www.prenhall.com/training

Developing Leadership Abilities teaches specific

Overview

The prentice Hall NetEffect series encompasses training for specific business areas, such as learning skills, job skills, management skills, and technology soft skills. Courses are available in print, on CD-ROM, or over the Internet. For more information on the NetEffect series, go to www.prenhall.com/training

Developing Leadership Abilities teaches specific skills that matter most for those assuming a leadership role. Their step-by-step approach helps extend and refine leadership insights and techniques.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130917584
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
12/28/2001
Series:
NetEffect Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
138
Product dimensions:
7.01(w) x 9.18(h) x 0.32(d)

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Table of Contents

Prefacev
1Surprising Facts About Leaders1
A Short Book on a Large Topic2
What Is a Leader?3
Room for Us All4
Leadership as Service to Others6
Where Do Leaders Come From?7
A Menu of Choices for Leadership Development8
2Assessing Your Leadership Tendencies and Personality Traits11
The Assessment12
Your Score18
3Expressing Leadership Vision21
Where Does Vision Come From?22
Generating Ideas24
The Personal Risks of Expressing a Vision28
Visionary Actions29
4Leadership by Listening33
The Art of Leadership Listening35
Why Leaders Often Fail to Listen40
Keys to Improved Listening42
What Leaders Gain by Improved Listening43
5Leadership by Building Relationships and Teams47
Set Aside the Easy Answers48
Why Do Certain Types of People Bug You?49
Making Leadership Sense Out of Personality Differences52
Using Nonverbal Signals to Revolutionize Your Leadership Relationships53
The Importance of Truthfulness for Leaders and Team Members60
6Leadership by Defining Problems and Reaching Solutions67
Are You a Theory X or a Theory Y Leader?68
Do You Practice Leadership by Getting Mad?70
Do You Walk the Talk?71
Do You Play Fair with Your People?72
Are You an Ego-Leader or a Servant-Leader?73
7Leadership by Motivating75
The Shrinking Power of Money as a Motivator76
The Involvement Factor77
Committing to the Involvement Factor86
8Leadership by Delegating Tasks and Responsibilities89
"Lone Wolf" Leaders89
Shared Leadership90
9Leadership by Managing Conflict97
The S.O.P.98
Language That Encourages Conflict Resolution102
Learning to Fight the Feeling103
Leading in the Face of Personal Crisis104
Preventing Burnout for Team Members108
10Leadership by Supporting and Empowering Participation115
Participation in Meetings116
Leading Team Members to Think Well122
Leading by Supporting Team Knowledge125
Helping Team Members Respect and See Beyond the Box128
Index135

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