Описание: Are you the type of leader people want to follow? You can be but first, you`ve got to understand what sets great leaders apart from all the rest. Mark Miller describes the five unique character traits exhibited by exceptional leaders and how to cultivate them.
Описание: Challenges the assumption that leaders are born, not made and explores the theory that female leaders are fundamentally different from their male counterparts. This book looks into the everyday working lives of well-known leaders in a variety of fields in order to identify the elements that encourage people to follow where they lead.
Описание: As any school principal or administrator can tell you, the responsibilities of school leadership can take a person from inspired moments to crisis in an instant. How does a scho leader with good intentions preserve a healthy sense of self in the face of a crisis which in the best of times challenges the self, and in the worst of times can lead to deep wounds of the heart? How can good leaders minimize the impact of these crises and remain open to learn and grow from these difficult experiences? These are the questions at the heart of the stories contained in "The Wounded Leader". Through compelling stories that illustrate many of the common dilemmas faced by school leaders, the authors highlight the many paths to healing, and show how sometimes the most painful experience can be an opportunity for growth. "All leaders incur wounds. "The Wounded Leader" enables us to understand our wounds, learn from them...and begin to heal." - Roland Barth, Founder of Harvard Principals' Center. "Not only is the book full of fresh ideas and new insights but it is a fun read. It is not the usual leadership book that reads much like the other leadership books but stands out as an original contribution... easily presented and scholarly without being pretentious.??AA - Thomas J. Sergiovanni, Center for Educational Leadership at Trinity College, San Antonio, Texas.
"Pivot Points" identifies the five key decisions that determine the course of one's leadership success, and brings them to life through the stories of five industry-changing leaders across various fields: the launching decision--the commitment to gain masterythe turning point decision--a problem that can create a bold new directionthe tipping point decision--usually involving significant risk, can break through a fundamental barrierthe re-commitment decision--sharpens the vision for the goalthe letting go decision--facilitates new sustainable leadership
Offering a roadmap instead of formulaic advice, Julia breaks down her research and developed tools for measuring leadership success to show readers exactly what they need to see results, providing a new perspective of when and how leaders can stand out from their cohort of high achievers. "Pivot Points" also provides a self-diagnostic questionnaire that highlights warning signs of stalling and underachievement, and offers coaching suggestions.
Описание: A practical framework for developing emerging leadership talent
"Learning Leadership "answers the fundamental question, "Are leaders born or made?" The bestselling authors of "The Leadership Challenge" have reunited to show you how to build extraordinary leadership behaviors in anyone on your team. Based on more than 30 years of research with data from more than 70 countries, this book provides a concrete framework for identifying and developing the leadership potential in emerging stars, through a series of actions that inspire, motivate, and train. You'll discover how your own behaviors and practices impact your team's idea of the leadership role, and learn what you might do differently to instill a baseline level of leadership competence in all team members. Whether their leadership qualities are already apparent or nothing more than a glimmer of a spark, this insightful guide gives you evidence-based strategies to ignite the fire and shape tomorrow's great leaders.
Great leadership is the critical component to great performance. A leader must posses many qualities, but one of the most important is the ability to recognize and develop upcoming leadership talent. This guide provides an actionable framework to help you give structure to the process. Elevate and enable your team's aspirations Initiate challenges to both test and build new skills Model good leadership and promote leadership behaviors Show personal and practical support for your emerging leaders
Are leaders born or made? Yes. Leadership is a skill like any other--some are born with the talent, but anyone can learn with practice and the right guidance. All leaders, regardless of innate or learned abilities, require a supportive and challenging environment in which to develop their skills and truly step into the leadership mindset. "Learning Leadership" is a practical guide for building leadership in anyone.
Описание: Praise for THE LEADERSHIP CONTRACT "The Leadership Contract is focused, easy to understand, and thoughtful. It is an empowering approach to help every leader, regardless of the role he or she plays in an organization, to become more effective. Our global
Описание: 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.
Автор: Mishra Aneil K Название: Becoming a Trustworthy Leader ISBN: 0415882826 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780415882828 Издательство: Taylor&Francis Рейтинг: Цена: 2089 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: It's time to discover a new way for individuals to lead organizations and societies. Trust in a variety of institutions, including governmental and business, is at an all-time low. In order to strengthen society from its foundations, we need to build and rebuild trust. Research has show that leaders are critical to building trust in organizations, and that trust in leadership is significantly related to a number of attitudes, behaviors and performance outcomes. This new book, with its emphasis on the critical role of leadership in trust-building as well as the novel perspective on the trust circle of leadership, will be of interest to all students and researchers studying leadership, management and organizational behavior.
Описание: Breaks down the essentials of mentoring, and shows you how to take advantage of this valuable new workplace dynamic. This title helps you learn: the smartest way to incorporate mentoring into your day-to-day leadership role; the fastest way to equip, inspire, and motivate your staff; and the differences between mentoring, coaching, and teaching.
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