Developing Potential Across a Full Range of Leadership TM: Cases on Transactional and Transformational Leadership [NOOK Book]

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This case book focuses on the leadership style of the key players. The 29 cases were chosen to present all facets of a model of leadership, stating that the most effective leaders are both transformational and transactional in their leadership style. Cases were selected for inclusion and/or developed to provide examples of leaders from across the spectrum of public and private sectors. Specific emphasis was placed on selecting male and female ...
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Developing Potential Across a Full Range of Leadership TM: Cases on Transactional and Transformational Leadership

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Overview

This case book focuses on the leadership style of the key players. The 29 cases were chosen to present all facets of a model of leadership, stating that the most effective leaders are both transformational and transactional in their leadership style. Cases were selected for inclusion and/or developed to provide examples of leaders from across the spectrum of public and private sectors. Specific emphasis was placed on selecting male and female leaders from a broad array of cultures.

A great deal has been written about a model of leadership that is referred to as a "full range" of leadership potential. This book adds to the literature, by highlighting specific people who exemplify the various styles and orientations regarding a full range of leadership potential.

The book begins with an overview of what constitutes transactional and transformational leadership. This discussion is then expanded to include a Full Range of Leadership PotentialTM. Discussion of the cases highlight how to build balance in one's leadership profile to optimize the potential of leaders, followers, and their organizations. The presence or absence of styles in a wide variety of contexts will be discussed in terms of the effects on individuals, groups, or organizations. Questions are posed for discussion of each case.

Practitioners who conduct or facilitate the training of leadership will find this book quite useful to their work. In addition, managers interested in developing their own leadership potential will be enabled to learn by example how different styles affect leadership performance. This book can also be used as a supplement to other books on leadership for undergraduate, graduate, and executive education courses in management.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781135646325
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 12/1/2001
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 192
  • File size: 480 KB

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction 1
I Attitudes and Behavior of Individual Leaders
1 Still Flying High After All These Years at Southwest Airlines 13
2 Colin Powell's Thoughts on Leadership 16
3 In the Land of Cornflakes and Car Assembly 20
4 Can You Name America's Seven Best Bosses? 24
5 Leading by Listening 36
6 Patricia Gallup, CEO, PC Connection (Excerpts) 42
7 Global Leadership 48
8 Turnaround Drama Instills Leadership 55
9 Leading Ladies 62
10 The Many Facets of Tina's Leadership 66
II Leader Development and Succession
11 Playing Powell Politics 73
12 Larry Bossidy 76
13 Gertrude Boyle 79
14 A. Diane Moeller: A Talk With the Healthcare Forum's Incoming Chair 84
15 Leadership of Renewal: Leadership for the 21st Century 88
16 Profiles of Two Successful Women Managers 96
17 Nimrod Press 98
III Strategies and their Implementation
18 The Future at Telview 111
19 David Glassman: Division Manager in Telview 116
20 Joan Rivers' Memo 125
21 Back to the Past When the Future Seemed So Obvious 130
22 Amy's Debrief 134
23 A Doll's House 138
IV Ethical Issues
24 Managerial Ethical Leadership: Adrian Cadbury 149
25 Jim Corby 152
26 The Commandant's Dilemma 154
27 Jack Gets a Grip 159
28 The Fine Art of Leadership 164
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