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Leadership Theory and Practice (3rd Edition)

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The Third Edition of this bestselling text reviews and analyzes the foremost leadership theories, giving special attention to how each theoretical approach can be applied in real-world organizations. For anyone seeking to explore how an understanding of leadership theory can...


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The Third Edition of this bestselling text reviews and analyzes the foremost leadership theories, giving special attention to how each theoretical approach can be applied in real-world organizations. For anyone seeking to explore how an understanding of leadership theory can inform and direct the way leadership is practiced, Leadership: Theory and Practice is an indispensable tool. Adopted as a textbook at over 250 colleges and universities, this bestselling volume is equally useful for private-sector leadership development training programs. ^New to this Edition: ^* A chapter titled "Skills Approach," which focuses on the essential competencies leaders need to achieve effective performance ^* New research sources, innovative models, new case studies, new figures and tables, additional research-based applications, and expanded discussions of current issues in leadership research ^* New and expanded discussions of transformational leadership, team leadership, the psychodynamic
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Preface Audience Acknowledgments Chapter 1. Introduction Leadership Defined Leadership Described Trait Versus Process Leadership Assigned Versus Emergent Leadership Leadership and Power Leadership and Coercion Leadership and Management Plan of the Book Chapter 2. Trait Approach Description Intelligence Self-Confidence Determination Integrity Sociability How Does the Trait Approach Work? Strengths Criticisms Application Case Studies Case 2.1: Choosing a New Director of Research Case 2.2: A Remarkable Turnaround Case 2.3: Recruiting for the Bank Leadership Instrument Leadership Trait Questionnaire (LTQ) Chapter 3. Skills Approach Description Three-Skill Approach Skills Model Environmental Influences How Does the Skills Approach Work Strengths Criticisms Application Case 3.1 A Strained Research Team Case 3.2 A Shift for Lieutenant Colonel Adams Case 3.3 Andy's Recipe Questionnaire: Leadership Instrument Chapter 4. Style Approach Description The Ohio State Studies The University of Michigan Studies Blake and Mouton's Managerial (Leadership) Grid How Does the Style Approach Work? Strengths Criticisms Application Case Studies Case 4.1: A Drill Sergeant at First Case 4.2: Eating Lunch Standing Up Case 4.3: Enhancing the Department's Culture Leadership Instrument Style Questionnaire Chapter 5. Situational Approach Description Leadership Styles Development Levels How Does the Situational Approach Work? Strengths Criticisms Application Case Studies Case 5.1: What Style Do I Use? Case 5.2: Why Aren't They Listening? Case 5.3: Getting the Message Across Leadership Instrument Situational Leadership: A Brief Questionnaire Chapter 6. Contingency Theory Description Leadership Styles Situational Variables How Does Contingency Theory Work? Strengths Criticisms Application Case Studies Case 6.1: No Control Over the Student Council Case 6.2: Giving Him a Hard Time Case 6.3: What's the Best Leader Match? Leadership Instrument Least Preferred Co-worker (LPC) Measure Chapter 7. Path-Goal Theory Description Leader Behaviors Directive Leadership Supportive Leadership Participative Leadership Achievement-Oriented Leadership Subordinate Characteristics Task Characteristics How Does Path-Goal Theory Work? Strengths Criticisms Application Case Studies Case 7.1: Three Shifts, Three Super Case 7.2: Direction for Some, Support for Others Case 7.3: Marathon Runners at Different Levels Leadership Instrument Path-Goal Leadership Questionnaire Chapter 8. Leader-Member Exchange Theory Description Early Studies Later Studies Leadership Making How Does LMX Theory Work? Strengths Criticisms Application Case Studies Case 8.1: His Team Gets the Best Assignments Case 8.2: Working Hard at Being Fair Case 8.3: Taking on Additional Responsibilities Leadership Instrument LMX 7 Questionnaire Team Effectiveness Questionnaire Chapter 9. Transformational Leadership Description Transformational Leadership Defined Transformational Leadership and Charisma A Model of Transformational Leadership Transformational Leadership Factors Nonleadership Factor Other Transformational Perspectives Bennis and Nanus Tichy and DeVanna How Does the Transformational Approach Work? Strengths Criticisms Application Case Studies Case 9.1: The Vision Failed Case 9.2: Students Dig It Case 9.3: Her Vision Was a Model Research Center Leadership Instrument Multifactor Leadership Questionnaire (MLQ) Form 6S Chapter 10. Team Leadership - Susan E. Kogler Hill

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PRODUCT DETAIL
  • Catalogue Code 214209
  • Product Code 076192566X
  • EAN 9780761925668
  • Pages 360
  • Department Academic
  • Category Reference
  • Sub-Category Textbook
  • Publisher Sage Publications Inc
  • Publication Date May 2003
  • Dimensions 228 x 152 x 19mm
  • Weight 0.481kg

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