Exploring Leadership: For College Students Who Want to Make a Difference / Edition 2

Exploring Leadership: For College Students Who Want to Make a Difference / Edition 2

by Susan R. Komives, Nance Lucas, Timothy R. McMahon
     
 

ISBN-10: 078798213X

ISBN-13: 9780787982133

Pub. Date: 12/22/2006

Publisher: Wiley

This is the thoroughly revised and updated second edition of the best-selling book Exploring Leadership. The book is designed to help college students understand that they are capable of being effective leaders and to guide them in developing their leadership potential. Exploring Leadership incorporates new insights and material developed in the course of the authors'…  See more details below

Overview

This is the thoroughly revised and updated second edition of the best-selling book Exploring Leadership. The book is designed to help college students understand that they are capable of being effective leaders and to guide them in developing their leadership potential. Exploring Leadership incorporates new insights and material developed in the course of the authors' work in the field. The second edition contains expanded and new chapters and also includes the relational leadership model, uses a more global context and examples that relate to a wide variety of disciplines, contains a new section which emphasizes ways to work to accomplish change, and concludes with concrete strategies for activism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787982133
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/22/2006
Series:
The Jossey-Bass Higher and Adult Education Series
Edition description:
Revised Edition
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
14.06(w) x 8.94(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
The Authors
Pt. 1Leadership for a Changing World
1An Introduction to Leadership3
2The Changing Nature of Leadership25
3A New Way of Understanding Leadership67
Pt. 2Exploring Your Potential for Leadership
4Understanding Yourself107
5Understanding Others137
Pt. 3Relationships, Environment, and the Practice of Leadership
6Interacting in Teams and Groups165
7Understanding Complex Organizations195
8Building Coalitions and Communities227
9Leading with Integrity and Moral Purpose247
Pt. 4Leadership and Renewal
10Why Renewal Is Vital to Groups and Organizations277
11The Mind, Body, and Soul of the Leader299
References315
Name Index329
Subject Index334

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