Leadership: Enhancing the Lessons of Experience / Edition 3

Leadership: Enhancing the Lessons of Experience / Edition 3

by Richard L. Hughes, Robert C. Ginett, Gordon J. Curphy
     
 

ISBN-10: 0256261431

ISBN-13: 9780256261431

Pub. Date: 10/15/1998

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

Leadership: The Art of Experience, Fifth Edition, is written for the general student to serve as a stand-alone introduction to the subject of leadership. The text consists of 13 chapters and a final section on Basic and Advanced Leadership Skills. Authors Hughes, Ginnett, and Curphy have drawn upon three different types of literature: empirical studies; interesting

Overview

Leadership: The Art of Experience, Fifth Edition, is written for the general student to serve as a stand-alone introduction to the subject of leadership. The text consists of 13 chapters and a final section on Basic and Advanced Leadership Skills. Authors Hughes, Ginnett, and Curphy have drawn upon three different types of literature: empirical studies; interesting anecdotes, stories and findings; and leadership skills to create a text that is personally relevant, interesting and scholarly. The authors' unique quest for a careful balancing act of leadership materials help students apply theory and research to their real-life experiences.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780256261431
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
10/15/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
674
Product dimensions:
7.67(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.28(d)

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Table of Contents

PART I LEADERSHIP IS A PROCESS, NOT A POSITION
1. Leadership is Everyone's Business
2. Leadership Involves an Interaction between the Leader, the Followers, and the Situation
3. Leadership is Developed through Education and Experience
4. Assessing Leadership and Measuring its Effects
PART II FOCUS ON THE LEADER
5. Power and Influence
6. Leadership and Values
7. Leadership Traits
8. Leadership Behavior
PART III FOCUS ON THE FOLLOWERS
9. Motivation, Satisfaction and Performance
10. Groups and Teams
PART IV FOCUS ON THE SITUATION
11. Characteristics of the Situation
12. Contingency Theories of Leadership
13. Leadership and Change
PART V LEADERSHIP SKILLS
Basic Leadership Skills
Learning from Experience
Communication
Listening
Assertiveness
Providing Constructive Feedback
Guidelines for Effective Stress Management
Building Technical Competence
Building Effective Relationships with Superiors
Building Effective Relationships with Peers
Setting Goals
Punishment
Conducting Meetings
Advanced Leadership Skills
Delegating
Managing Conflict
Negotiation
Problem Solving
Improving Creativity
Diagnosing Performance Problems in Individuals, Groups, and Organizations
Team Building for Work Teams
The Building Blocks of Team Building
Team Building at the Top
Development Planning
Credibility
Coaching
Empowerment

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