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The Student Leadership Challenge (2nd Edition)

James M KouzesBarry Z Posner

The Student Leadership Challenge (2nd Edition)

James M KouzesBarry Z Posner

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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.



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About "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 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.


- 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

  • :

    preface: Making Extraordinary Things Happen With Others Xi

    1 Introduction: When People Are At Their Best As Leaders 3

    the Five Practices Of Exemplary Leadership

    practice 1: Model The Way

    2 Commitment #1: Clarify Values 22

    find Your Voice

    affirm Shared Values

    3 Commitment #2: Set The Example 40

    live The Shared Values

    teach Others To Model The Values

    practice 2: Inspire A Shared Vision

    4 Commitment #3: Envision The Future 66

    imagine The Possibilities

    find A Common Purpose

    5 Commitment #4: Enlist Others 89

    appeal To Common Ideals

    animate The Vision

    practice 3: Challenge The Process

    6 Commitment #5: Search For Opportunities 114

    seize The Initiative

    exercise Outsight

    7 Commitment #6: Experiment And Take Risks 136

    generate Small Wins

    learn From Experience

    practice 4: Enable Others To Act

    8 Commitment #7: Foster Collaboration 164

    create A Climate Of Trust

    facilitate Relationships

    9 Commitment #8: Strengthen Others 186

    enhance Self-determination

    coach For Competence And Confi Dence

    practice 5: Encourage The Heart

    10 Commitment #9: Recognize Contributions 212

    expect The Best

    personalize Recognition

    11 Commitment #10: Celebrate The Values And The Victories 234

    create A Spirit Of Community

    get Personally Involved

    12 A Call To Action For Young Leaders 257

    your Continuing Leadership Journey

    acknowledgments 269

    about The Authors 273

    index 277

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  • Catalogue Code 448306
  • Product Code 9781118390078
  • ISBN 1118390075
  • EAN 9781118390078
  • Pages 304
  • Department Academic
  • Category Leadership
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher John Wiley Press
  • Publication Date Jan 2014
  • Sales Rank #61979
  • Dimensions 229 x 153 x 20 mm
  • Weight 0.372kg

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