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The Leadership Challenge (Fifth Edition)

James M KouzesBarry Z Posner

The Leadership Challenge (Fifth Edition)

James M KouzesBarry Z Posner

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The 25th anniversary edition of the bestselling business classic, completely revised and updated
 
For more than 25 years, The Leadership Challenge has been the most trusted source on becoming a better leader, selling more than 2 million copies in over 20 languages since its first publication. Based on Kouzes and Posner's extensive research, this all-new edition casts their enduring work in context for today's world, proving how leadership is a relationship that must be nurtured, and most importantly, that it can be learned.

•    Features over 100 all-new case studies and examples, which show The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership in action around the world
•    Focuses on the toughest organizational challenges leaders face today
•    Addresses changes in how people work and what people want from their work

An indispensable resource for leaders at all levels, this anniversary edition is a landmark update and must-read.


- Publisher

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About "The Leadership Challenge (Fifth Edition)"

The 25th anniversary edition of the bestselling business classic, completely revised and updated
 
For more than 25 years, The Leadership Challenge has been the most trusted source on becoming a better leader, selling more than 2 million copies in over 20 languages since its first publication. Based on Kouzes and Posner's extensive research, this all-new edition casts their enduring work in context for today's world, proving how leadership is a relationship that must be nurtured, and most importantly, that it can be learned.

•    Features over 100 all-new case studies and examples, which show The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership in action around the world
•    Focuses on the toughest organizational challenges leaders face today
•    Addresses changes in how people work and what people want from their work

An indispensable resource for leaders at all levels, this anniversary edition is a landmark update and must-read.

- Publisher

Meet the Authors

James M Kouzes

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.

Barry Z Posner

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.

Table Of Contents

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    introduction: Making Extraordinary Things Happen In Organizations 1

    1 When Leaders Are At Their Best 9

    the Five Practices Of Exemplary Leadership?leadership Is A Relationship?putting It All Together: Credibility Is The Foundation

    practice 1 Model The Way 41

    2 Clarify Values 43

    find Your Voice?affirm Shared Values

    3 Set The Example 71

    live The Shared Values?teach Others To Model The Values

    practice 2 Inspire A Shared Vision 99

    4 Envision The Future 101

    imagine The Possibilities?find A Common Purpose

    5 Enlist Others 127

    appeal To Common Ideals?animate The Vision

    practice 3 Challenge The Process 155

    6 Search For Opportunities 157

    seize The Initiative?exercise Outsight

    7 Experiment And Take Risks 185

    generate Small Wins?learn From Experience

    practice 4 Enable Others To Act 213

    8 Foster Collaboration 215

    create A Climate Of Trust?facilitate Relationships

    9 Strengthen Others 241

    enhance Self-determination?develop Competence And Confidence

    practice 5 Encourage The Heart 271

    10 Recognize Contributions 273

    expect The Best?personalize Recognition

    11 Celebrate The Values And Victories 301

    create A Spirit Of Community?get Personally Involved

    12 Leadership Is Everyone?s Business 329

    look To Leaders Everywhere?know How Important You Are?practice?reflect?remain Humble And Human?seize The Moment?remember The Secret To Success In Life

    notes 347

    acknowledgments 375

    about The Authors 379

    index 383

    for Tae And Jackie With All Our Love. Thank You For All You Do And All That You Have Given Us.

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  • Catalogue Code 377578
  • Product Code 9780470651728
  • ISBN 0470651725
  • EAN 9780470651728
  • Pages 416
  • Department Academic
  • Category Leadership
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Jossey Bass
  • Publication Date Jul 2012
  • Sales Rank #47498
  • Dimensions 236 x 160 x 33 mm
  • Weight 0.001kg

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