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The Art of Leadership / Edition 3

The Art of Leadership / Edition 3

by George Manning, Kent Curtis
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ISBN-13: 9780073381350
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies,Inc.
Publication date: 09/23/2008
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 432
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Setting the Stage1
What Is Leadership?2
The Importance of Leadership2
Three Types of Leaders3
How Many Leaders Are There?4
How Qualities of the Individual and Environmental Factors Influence the Leadership Process4
Where Leaders Learn to Lead and What People Want in a Leader6
Exercise I-1Personalizing Leadership7
Satisfactions and Frustrations of Leaders9
Caring Leadership10
Leadership in the Work Setting11
Nine Key Areas of Leadership12
Introduction Summary12
Answer Key for Introduction Summary13
Part 1Leadership Variables15
Unit 1The Leadership Equation16
Unit 2Leadership Qualities26
Unit 3Characteristics of Followers31
Unit 4Situational Factors37
Part One Summary52
Answer Key for Part One Summary52
Reflection Points53
Action Assignment53
Part 2The Power of Vision55
Unit 5The Importance of Vision56
Unit 6The Motive to Lead67
Unit 7Organizational Climate72
Part Two Summary78
Answer Key for Part Two Summary79
Reflection Points79
Action Assignment80
Part 3The Importance of Ethics81
Unit 8Leadership Ethics82
Unit 9The Role of Values92
Unit 10Ethics at Work112
Part Three Summary117
Answer Key for Part Three Summary117
Reflection Points118
Action Assignment118
Part 4The Empowerment of People119
Unit 11Leadership Authority120
Unit 12Empowerment in the Workplace133
Unit 13The Quality Imperative138
Part Four Summary144
Answer Key for Part Four Summary145
Reflection Points145
Action Assignment146
Part 5Leadership Principles147
Unit 14Effective Leadership148
Unit 15Human Relations159
Unit 16The Team Concept165
Part Five Summary187
Answer Key for Part Five Summary188
Reflection Points189
Action Assignment189
Part 6Understanding People191
Unit 17Human Behavior193
Unit 18The Art of Persuasion209
Unit 19The Diversity Challenge219
Part Six Summary229
Answer Key for Part Six Summary229
Reflection Points230
Action Assignment230
Part 7Multiplying Effectiveness231
Unit 20Effective Delegation232
Unit 21How to Assign Work239
Unit 22The Role of Personality248
Part Seven Summary261
Answer Key for Part Seven Summary261
Reflection Points262
Action Assignment263
Part 8Developing Others265
Unit 23The Leader as Teacher266
Unit 24Helping People Through Change278
Unit 25Burnout Prevention286
Part Eight Summary297
Answer Key for Part Eight Summary298
Reflection Points298
Action Assignment299
Part 9Performance Management301
Unit 26Managing Performance302
Unit 27Professional Performance313
Unit 28Sustaining Discipline333
Part Nine Summary336
Answer Key for Part Nine Summary336
Reflection Points337
Action Assignment338
Conclusion: Challenge and Charge339
The Road Ahead339
Nine Key Areas of Leadership340
Exercise C-1Personal Analysis of Leadership341
Leaders Who Care343
Learning from Lincoln344
Going Forward345

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