Practical Leadership Strategies: Lessons from the World of Professional Baseball / Edition 3

Practical Leadership Strategies: Lessons from the World of Professional Baseball / Edition 3

by Robert Palestini
     
 

ISBN-10: 1607090260

ISBN-13: 9781607090267

Pub. Date: 02/16/2010

Publisher: R&L Education

This book details characteristics and behaviors manifested by effective leaders and discussion of how their behavior was informed by leadership theory. Robert Palestini describes the leadership practice of professional baseball coaches as a way to illustrate situational leadership theory, offering the reader examples of leadership behavior in the four leadership

Overview

This book details characteristics and behaviors manifested by effective leaders and discussion of how their behavior was informed by leadership theory. Robert Palestini describes the leadership practice of professional baseball coaches as a way to illustrate situational leadership theory, offering the reader examples of leadership behavior in the four leadership frames suggested by Bolman and Deal's situational leadership theory. This book demonstrates how someone can become a very effective leader in both his personal and professional life.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781607090267
Publisher:
R&L Education
Publication date:
02/16/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
226
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword Jamie Moyer vii

1 Contemporary Leadership Theory 1

2 Leading with Heart 21

3 Walter Alston 45

4 Sparky Anderson 59

5 Leo Durocher 75

6 Tony La Russa 93

7 Tommy Lasorda 107

8 Billy Martin 125

9 Frank Robinson 145

10 Casey Stengel 159

11 Joe Torre 175

11 Earl Weaver 187

13 Leadership Lessons Learned 199

References 207

Appendix: The Heart Smart Organizational Diagnosis Model 211

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