Rising Through the Ranks: Leadership Tools and Techniques for Law Enforcement [NOOK Book]

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Effective leadership is a journey, not a destination. Rising through the Ranks will be the starting point in that journey for thousands of men and women in law enforcement. Telling real stories of leadership and courage from police departments and investigative agencies, former DEA agent and Pittsfield, Massachusetts Police Chief Mike Wynn is the perfect author. As the only book of its kind, Rising through the Ranks will prepare effective leaders from local police officers to ...
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Rising Through the Ranks: Leadership Tools and Techniques for Law Enforcement

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Overview

Effective leadership is a journey, not a destination. Rising through the Ranks will be the starting point in that journey for thousands of men and women in law enforcement. Telling real stories of leadership and courage from police departments and investigative agencies, former DEA agent and Pittsfield, Massachusetts Police Chief Mike Wynn is the perfect author. As the only book of its kind, Rising through the Ranks will prepare effective leaders from local police officers to federal agents.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781607142058
  • Publisher: Kaplan Publishing
  • Publication date: 3/6/2009
  • Sold by: Kaplan, Inc.
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 208
  • Sales rank: 501,592
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.68 (d)
  • File size: 485 KB

Meet the Author

Mike Wynn is the Chief of the Pittsfield, Massachusetts Police Department. A former Leadership Fellow at the Drug Enforcement Agency, Wynn also teaches leadership at Roger Williams University and Babson College. He hosts seminars on law enforcement leadership at agencies, colleges, and universities throughout North America.
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Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Management Versus Leadership: What is the Essential Difference? 1

Ch. 2 What About Followership? 15

Ch. 3 Common Qualities of a Leader 29

Ch. 4 Personal Development 71

Ch. 5 Vision 83

Ch. 6 Risk 91

Ch. 7 Conflict 99

Ch. 8 Change and Creative Thinking 103

Ch. 9 Leading Troops 113

Ch. 10 Leading Bosses 119

Ch. 11 Leadership Challenges 125

Ch. 12 Where Does Management Fit in? 137

Ch. 13 Our Personal Leadership Commitment 143

Bibliography 151

Notes 153

Acknowledgements 157

Appendix 159

Index 177

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  • Posted May 9, 2011

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    Very insightful. Great real world examples of the pitfalls and success of rising quickly through a department. I found many tidbits I intend to share with my leaders.

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  • Posted February 13, 2011

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    A good read for law enforcement officers that are pursuing a leadership position.

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