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A Game Plan for Effective Leadership uses the case-study approach to facilitate moving theory into effective practice. Chapters contain extensive studies of ten of the most successful basketball coaches of our times, including Phil Jackson, Bobby Knight, Mike Krzyzewski, Pat Riley, Pat Summitt, and Dean Smith. The book examines how these coaches were able to place leadership theory into effective practice. The lessons are invaluable to leaders and aspiring leaders, including parents, teachers, school principals, athletic directors, coaches, and CEOs.
About the Author:
Robert Palestini is dean and professor of educational leadership at Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Chapter 1 Contemporary Leadership Theory Chapter 2 Leading with Heart Chapter 3 Phil Jackson Chapter 4 Dr. Jack Ramsay Chapter 5 Pat Riley Chapter 6 Bobby Knight Chapter 7 Mike Krzyzewski Chapter 8 Dean Smith Chapter 9 Pat Summitt Chapter 10 John Thompson Chapter 11 John Wooden Chapter 12 Bob Hurley Chapter 13 Leadership Lessons Learned