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Enhancing the Lessons of Experience

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Leadership: Enhancing the Lessons of Experience by Richard L Hughes
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"Leadership: Enhancing the Lessons of Experience, 6/e" consists of 13 chapters and three leadership skills sections integrated into the text. The authors Hughes, Ginnett, and Curphy draw upon three different types of literature - empirical studies; interesting anecdotes, stories and findings; and leadership skills - to create a text that is personally relevant, interesting, and scholarly. The authors' unique quest for a careful balancing act of leadership materials helps students apply theory and research to their real-life experiences. The Sixth Edition has been thoroughly updated in virtually every chapter.

Table of Contents

PART ONE LEADERSHIP IS A PROCESS, NOT A POSITION 1 Leadership is Everyone's Business 2 Leadership Involves an Interaction between the Leader, the Followers and the Situation 3 Leadership is Developed through Education and Experience 4 Assessing Leadership and Measuring Its Effects PART TWO FOCUS ON THE LEADER 5 Power and Influence 6 Leadership and Values 7 Leadership Traits 8 Leadership Behavior Part Two Leadership Skills * Learning from experience * Communication * Listening * Assertiveness * Guidelines for effective stress management * Building technical competence * Building effective relationships with superiors * Building effective relationships with peers * Building Credibility PART THREE FOCUS ON THE FOLLOWERS 9 Motivation, Satisfaction and Performance 10 Groups, Teams and Their Leadership Part Three Leadership Skills * Providing constructive feedback * Punishment * Delegating * Team building for work teams * Building high performance teams: the rocket model * Development planning * Coaching * Empowerment PART FOUR FOCUS ON THE SITUATION 11 Characteristics of the Situation 12 Contingency Theories of Leadership 13 Leadership and Change Part Four Leadership Skills * Setting Goals * Conducting Meetings * Managing Conflict * Negotiation * Problem Solving * Improving Creativity * Diagnosing Performance Problems in Individuals, Groups and Organizations * Team Building at the Top
Release date Australia
March 1st, 2008
Country of Publication
United States
Edition
6th Revised edition
Illustrations
Illustrations
Imprint
McGraw Hill Higher Education
Pages
720
Dimensions
193x231x30
ISBN-13
9780073405049
Product ID
3108655

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