Foreword (Bernard M. Bass).
About the Authors.
Introduction (Jay A. Conger and Ronald E. Riggio).
Part One: Leadership Development and Selection.
1 Best Practices in Leader Selection (Ann Howard).
2 Best Practices in Leadership Assessment (Manuel London, James W. Smither, and Thomas Diamante).
3 Shifting the Emphasis of Leadership Development: From “Me” to “All of Us” (Patricia M. G. O’Connor and David V. Day).
4 Getting Leader Development Right: Competence Not Competencies (Morgan W. McCall Jr. and George P. Hollenbeck).
Part Two: The Tasks of the Leader.
5 Best Practices in the Use of Proactive Influence Tactics by Leaders (Gary Yukl).
6 Creating the Conditions for Success: Best Practices in Leading for Innovation (Michael D. Mumford, Dawn L. Eubanks, and Stephen T. Murphy).
7 Best Practices in Ethical Leadership (Craig E. Johnson).
8 Best Practices in Team Leadership:What Team Leaders Do to Facilitate Team Effectiveness (Kevin C. Stagl, Eduardo Salas, and C. Shawn Burke).
Part Three: Leading the Organization.
9 Best Practices in Leading Organizational Change: Workplace Recovery Following Major Organizational Transitions (Mitchell Lee Marks).
10 Best Practices in Leading at Strategic Levels: A Social Responsibility Perspective (David A. Waldman).
11 Best Practices in Corporate Boardroom Leadership (Jay A. Conger).
Part Four: Leading in Today’s World.
12 Best Practices in Leading under Crisis: Bottom-Up Leadership, or How to Be a Crisis Champion (Ian I.Mitroff).
13 Best Practices in Leading Diverse Organizations (Lynn R. Offermann and Kenneth Matos).
14 Best Practices in Cross-Cultural Leadership (Mary B. Teagarden).
15 Getting It Right: The Practice of Leadership (Ronald E. Riggio and Jay A. Conger).