Leadership: Theory, Application, Skill Development / Edition 2

Leadership: Theory, Application, Skill Development / Edition 2

by Robert N. Lussier, Christopher F. Achua
     
 

ISBN-10: 0324155565

ISBN-13: 9780324155563

Pub. Date: 07/03/2003

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This text employs a unique three-pronged approach of theory, application, and skill development to create the most practical leadership book on the market. It covers all of the traditional theory along with cutting-edge leadership topics. Applications develop critical thinking skills about the concepts. Proven skill-building exercises foster leadership skills that

Overview

This text employs a unique three-pronged approach of theory, application, and skill development to create the most practical leadership book on the market. It covers all of the traditional theory along with cutting-edge leadership topics. Applications develop critical thinking skills about the concepts. Proven skill-building exercises foster leadership skills that can be used in professional and personal lives. This three-pronged approach offers the greatest variety of learning material to meet each learner's unique needs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780324155563
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
07/03/2003
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
8.02(w) x 9.98(h) x 0.76(d)

Table of Contents

PART 1: INDIVIDUALS AS LEADERS 1. Who is a Leader? 2. Leadership Traits and Ethics 3. Leadership Behavior and Motivation 4. Influencing: Power, Politics, Networking, and Negotiation 5. Contingency Leadership Theories PART 2: TEAM LEADERSHIP 6. Communication, Coaching, and Conflict Skills 7. Dyadic Relationships, Followership, and Delegation 8. Team Leadership 9. Leading Self-Managed Teams PART 3: ORGANIZATIONAL LEADERSHIP 10. Charismatic and Transformational Leadership 11. Strategic Leadership and Managing Crises and Change 12. Leadership of Culture and Diversity, and the Learning Organization. APPENDIXES A. Spirituality in the Workplace B. How to Research Case Material Using the Internet

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