The Student Leadership Challenge (2nd Edition)
Note from the publisher: This edition includes an access code so students can take the Student Leadership Practices Inventory Self Online , a brief, 30-question assessment to help them explore their own leadership behaviors and skills and determine the steps...
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Note from the publisher: This edition includes an access code so students can take the Student Leadership Practices Inventory Self Online, a brief, 30-question assessment to help them explore their own leadership behaviors and skills and determine the steps they can take to liberate the leader within and become their best selves. If you rent or purchase a used book, the access code may have been redeemed previously and will no longer work.
In this updated and expanded second edition of The Student Leadership Challenge, James Kouzes and Barry Posner apply their extensive research and expertise to demonstrate that anyone can be a leader, regardless of age or experience. They challenge high school and undergraduate college students to examine their leadership actions and aspirations. Your students will learn from first-hand leadership stories from young leaders like themselves around the world, helping them to deeply understand and explore The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership:
Model the Way Inspire a Shared Vision Challenge the Process Enable Others to Act Encourage the Heart
The book guides students through the concrete actions they can take to become exemplary leaders, from finding their voice and clarifying their values, to recognizing others' contributions and celebrating others' victories. The authors ask readers to reflect at the end of each chapter on their own leadership experiences and abilities now and for the future.
James M. Kouzes is Dean's Executive Professor of Leadership, Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University. ýBarry Z. Posner, Ph.D. is Dean of the Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University. ýKouzes and Posner are the coauthors of A Leader's Legacy, Credibility, Encouraging the Heart, and The Leadership Challenge Workbook, and over a dozen other books and workbooks on leadership and leadership development. They also developed the highly acclaimed Leadership Practices Inventory (LPI) and LPI Online, 360-degree assessment tools based on the Five Practices.
JAMES M. KOUZES is chairman emeritus of the Tom Peters Company, a leadership development firm. A popular seminar and conference speaker, he has been cited by the The Wall Street Journal as one of the 12 most requested "non-university executive-education providers" to US companies. ýBARRY Z. POSNER is Dean of the Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University. He has served on several boards (both corporate and non-profit) and on the faculty of numerous executive education programs. He has published over 80 articles and sits on the editorial boards of several journals.
- :<p><i>preface: Making Extraordinary Things Happen With Others Xi</i></p> <p><b>1 Introduction: When People Are At Their Best As Leaders 3</b></p> <p>the Five Practices Of Exemplary Leadership</p> <p>practice 1: Model The Way</p> <p><b>2 Commitment #1: Clarify Values 22</b></p> <p>find Your Voice</p> <p>affirm Shared Values</p> <p><b>3 Commitment #2: Set The Example 40</b></p> <p>live The Shared Values</p> <p>teach Others To Model The Values</p> <p>practice 2: Inspire A Shared Vision</p> <p><b>4 Commitment #3: Envision The Future 66</b></p> <p>imagine The Possibilities</p> <p>find A Common Purpose</p> <p><b>5 Commitment #4: Enlist Others 89</b></p> <p>appeal To Common Ideals</p> <p>animate The Vision</p> <p>practice 3: Challenge The Process</p> <p><b>6 Commitment #5: Search For Opportunities 114</b></p> <p>seize The Initiative</p> <p>exercise Outsight</p> <p><b>7 Commitment #6: Experiment And Take Risks 136</b></p> <p>generate Small Wins</p> <p>learn From Experience</p> <p>practice 4: Enable Others To Act</p> <p><b>8 Commitment #7: Foster Collaboration 164</b></p> <p>create A Climate Of Trust</p> <p>facilitate Relationships</p> <p><b>9 Commitment #8: Strengthen Others 186</b></p> <p>enhance Self-determination</p> <p>coach For Competence And Confi Dence</p> <p>practice 5: Encourage The Heart</p> <p><b>10 Commitment #9: Recognize Contributions 212</b></p> <p>expect The Best</p> <p>personalize Recognition</p> <p><b>11 Commitment #10: Celebrate The Values And The Victories 234</b></p> <p>create A Spirit Of Community</p> <p>get Personally Involved</p> <p><b>12 A Call To Action For Young Leaders 257</b></p> <p>your Continuing Leadership Journey</p> <p>acknowledgments 269</p> <p><i>about The Authors 273</i></p> <p><i>index 277</i></p>