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Leadership What Really Matters

Leadership   What Really Matters Author Daniel F. Pinnow
ISBN-10 3642202470
Release 2011-08-06
Pages 248
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What does really matter for daily leadership? How would a good and effective manager be characterized? Daniel F. Pinnow describes in a very illustrative way the essentials of collaborating with people in the business environment. This standard reference book exists as a 4th edition in German and is also available in Chinese. It provides a comprehensive and easy-to-understand overview over the most important leadership approaches in theory and practice. The credo of the author is: Leadership is an art of creating a world where others would love to join in.



Leadership and Personal Development

Leadership and Personal Development Author Wolfgang Amann
ISBN-10 9781617355554
Release 2011-09-01
Pages 383
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"The significant problems we face cannot be solved at the same level of thinking we were at when we created them." Albert Einstein Modern business leaders are just too aware of how much the world has changed in the last decades and continues to do so. It is little wonder then that even the best of us can feel overwhelmed by the many demands we now face in our working and private lives. Summarizing the knowledge and experiences of three experts in the field, and offering practical insights from specialists around the world, this book offers a new approach to leadership and personal development by focussing on the links between these two areas. The good old times of planning one’s development in a linear, stepbystep fashion over a lifetime are over. While recognising that there are different learning styles and personality types, the authors present a more proactive, flexible and emergent approach to your development. Topics such as sustainability, complexity and creativity are considered key issues that should play a role in not only developing a positive, future society, but also in refining the current and future you. This modern approach will give you a cuttingedge advantage in our fast changing world. Since the three authors whole heartedly agree with Einstein’s maxim, this book should be considered an attempt to equip you with new levels of thinking and new skill sets to make you more successful at leading and developing yourself and others in a variety of contexts. With structured activities and proven techniques from people who have successfully applied the lessons found in this book, Leadership and Personal Development, A toolbox for the 21 century professional, you will be armed with an effective approach to development.



Leadership in Recreation and Leisure Services

Leadership in Recreation and Leisure Services Author O'Connell, Timothy S.
ISBN-10 9780736095310
Release 2014-09-09
Pages 320
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Leadership in Recreation and Leisure Services offers fresh insights on leadership and leadership theory by top professionals in the field. The authors explore classical leadership as well as innovative and modern leadership theory and best practices, helping students understand the roles they will play from personal, professional, and organizational standpoints. This forward-looking text prepares the students of today to be the leading professionals of tomorrow.



The Center for Creative Leadership handbook of leadership development

The Center for Creative Leadership handbook of leadership development Author Cynthia Denise McCauley
ISBN-10 UCSC:32106016740265
Release 1998-08
Pages 481
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The Center for Creative Leadership is the world's largest institution devoted to leadership research and education. Now, in one comprehensive volume, it offers the essence of its experience: a thorough explanation of the elements of leadership development. "For three decades CCL has been a prime source of leadership development insight. Now at last we can have CCL's leadership wisdom and guidance in one volume for our leadership bookshelf." --Frances Hesselbein, president and CEO, Drucker Foundation for Nonprofit Management Get valuable information on: Implementing feedback-intensive programs Evaluating the impact of leadership development programs Dealing with cross-cultural and diversity issues in leadership development . . . and much more! Purchase your copy today and have the sage advice of CCL at your fingertips!



Systemic leadership

Systemic leadership Author Kathleen E. Allen
ISBN-10 1883485193
Release 2000-04-01
Pages 132
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Systemic Leadership examines how technology has fostered an era of collaboration, connectedness, and networked knowledge that demands a new systemic approach to leadership and change in organizations. This book offers four strategies for organizational leadership to lead, learn, relate, and influence change. Allen and Cherrey seamlessly integrate these strategies as a guiding light in the complex and dynamic world of management and higher education administration. Of interest to college leaders, managers, and student affairs practitioners in higher education, for-profit and non-profit organizations. Co-published with American College Personnel Association and National Association for Campus Activities.



Changing on the Job

Changing on the Job Author Jennifer Garvey Berger
ISBN-10 9780804782869
Release 2011-11-30
Pages 224
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Listen to people in every field and you'll hear a call for more sophisticated leadership—for leaders who can solve more complex problems than the human race has ever faced. But these leaders won't simply come to the fore; we have to develop them, and we must cultivate them as quickly as is humanly possible. Changing on the Job is a means to this end. As opposed to showing readers how to play the role of a leader in a "paint by numbers" fashion, Changing on the Job builds on theories of adult growth and development to help readers become more thoughtful individuals, capable of leading in any scenario. Moving from the theoretical to the practical, and employing real-world examples, author Jennifer Garvey Berger offers a set of building blocks to help cultivate an agile workforce while improving performance. Coaches, HR professionals, thoughtful leaders, and anyone who wants to flourish on the job will find this book a vital resource for developing their own capacities and those of the talent that they support.



The Search for Leadership

The Search for Leadership Author William Tate
ISBN-10 9780955768170
Release 2009
Pages 306
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"The author pulls no punches in his examination of leadership in business, politics and institutions like the police and the Health Service. Using forensic analysis, cogent argument and damning case studies, he shows why conventional leadership models and programs miss the point and waste our money. In their place he presents a proven and practical 'Systems Thinking' approach that will transform the way leadership is developed, applied and held accountable for delivering results. Split into two parts - the thinking challenge and the more practical intervention challenge - it tackles each aspect of leadership on a theme-by-theme basis and is an invaluable resource for anyone working to improve leadership in an organization. The chapters provide an in-depth focus on current leadership issues, from discussing the difference between managing and leading, through learning the language of Systems Thinking and developing a leadership culture, to exploring a range of processes by which leadership can be held to account."--Publisher.



Handbook of Research on the Education of School Leaders

Handbook of Research on the Education of School Leaders Author Michelle D. Young
ISBN-10 9781135595029
Release 2009-09-10
Pages 584
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Sponsored by the University Council of Educational Administration, this comprehensive handbook is the definitive work on leadership education in the United States. An in-depth portrait of what constitutes research on leadership development, this handbook provides a plan for strengthening the research-based education of school leaders in order to impact leadership’s influence on student engagement and learning. Although research-oriented, the content is written in a style that makes it appropriate for any of the following audiences: university professors and researchers, professional development providers, practicing administrators, and policy makers who work in the accreditation and licensure arenas.



Modern Systemic Leadership

Modern Systemic Leadership Author Cyrus Achouri
ISBN-10 9783895787003
Release 2012-01-13
Pages 211
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This book supports a turn in the leadership paradigm: from environment to system, from manager to employee. It offers an introduction to essential managerial instruments for the improvement of Performance, like Staff Dialogue, Upward Feedback, Executive Coaching, or Business Ethics. Different leadership styles and techniques are explained as well as international and intercultural dimensions of Human Resources Management. Furthermore an innovative approach is developed to utilize System Theory and its interdisciplinary results in evolutionism, biology, physics, philosophy, cognition science and therapy for the design of Systemic Leadership. By this approach, readers will achieve a higher level of comprehension of how leadership actions may affect - or why they do not affect - the behavior of individuals or groups in enterprises and organizations. The book is intended - as a source of new ideas and creative proposals for Executives and Personnel Managers who, in their enterprises, want to put into practice an Extended Catalogue of Management Tools, and - for Students to accompany lectures in Business Administration with focus on Personnel Management. "In today's complex business environment, we urgently need a systemic approach to management and leadership. Cyrus Achouri's book is an important contribution to this new field. I am sure that readers seeking a deeper understanding of leadership will find it helpful and inspiring." Fritjof Capra, author of "The Web of Life" and "The Hidden Connections"



4D Leadership

4D Leadership Author Alan Watkins
ISBN-10 9780749474652
Release 2015-12-03
Pages 248
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Today's leaders need to change radically to meet the challenge of complex organizations in business landscapes that are in flux. This requires not merely new skills and competencies, but a step-change in development in three fundamental dimensions: how you do things, who you are, and how you relate to other people. 4D Leadership is what happens when this step-change in doing, being and relating takes place. When you move up to the next level of ability and sophistication in these three dimensions, you will have unlocked the fourth dimension (verticality) and you will receive a significant competitive advantage. Neuroscientist and leadership coach Dr Alan Watkins draws on groundbreaking research into adult development to present a framework that will transform your ability to excel as a leader. 4D Leadership isn't just a software patch for leadership skills: this is an upgrade to the next level of the human operating system, the next level of leadership development. 4D Leadership is the book for: anyone who feels overwhelmed by the competing priorities of their jobs; anyone who feels stressed by trying to maintain competitive advantage through innovation; anyone looking to develop a more responsive and rewarding strategy, drive change and take people with them, and become a truly rounded and 4-dimensional leader.



The Center for Creative Leadership Handbook of Leadership Development

The Center for Creative Leadership Handbook of Leadership Development Author Ellen Van Velsor
ISBN-10 9780470387399
Release 2010-03-01
Pages 528
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Praise for The Center for Creative LeadershipHandbook of Leadership Development "The most authoritative, comprehensive, and practical source for developing leadership capability in any organization. The handbook integrates the very best of theory and practice, and serves as a valuable road map to creating a foundation of systemic leadership excellence, now and for the future." —Thomas J. Griffin, vice president, organizational learning and chief teaching officer, U.S. Cellular "Only from the Center for Creative Leadership could we expect to see such a rich, authoritative, and actionable set of the latest resources for developing leaders. All those who have responsibility for developing leaders (senior executives, leader development professionals, and leaders themselves), as well as those who study leadership, need to read this book." —Douglas T. "Tim" Hall, founding director, Executive Development Roundtable, Boston University "The changes in the third edition of The Handbook of Leadership Development make a good book even better. The authors provide a broad perspective on the most relevant topics for academics and practitioners. The emphasis on development of collective leadership capacity as well as development of individual leaders is consistent with the growing recognition that strategic leadership, shared leadership, and flexible change leadership are essential for sustained organizational effectiveness in a dynamic global economy. The book is a valuable source of knowledge and practical advice for anyone who is responsible for providing or managing leadership development." —Gary Yukl, professor of management, University at Albany-SUNY "We consider leadership to be the single most important factor influencing the performance of our organization. This book is brilliant in defining what we need to do and what capabilities we need to assist our leaders to grow and develop." —Morten Raabe, vice president of Organisation Development, WW ASA, Oslo, Norway Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.



Change Leadership

Change Leadership Author Tony Wagner
ISBN-10 9781118429518
Release 2012-06-28
Pages 304
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The Change Leadership Group at the Harvard School of Education has, through its work with educators, developed a thoughtful approach to the transformation of schools in the face of increasing demands for accountability. This book brings the work of the Change Leadership Group to a broader audience, providing a framework to analyze the work of school change and exercises that guide educators through the development of their practice as agents of change. It exemplifies a new and powerful approach to leadership in schools.



The Dichotomy of Leadership

The Dichotomy of Leadership Author Jocko Willink
ISBN-10 9781250195784
Release 2018-09-25
Pages 320
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The importance of balance as a leader by the #1 New York Times bestselling authors of Extreme Ownership. Every leader must be ready and willing to take charge, to make hard, crucial calls for the good of the team and the mission. Something much more difficult to understand is that, in order to be a good leader, one must also be a good follower. This is a dichotomy; a Dichotomy of Leadership. It is, as authors Jocko Willink and Leif Babin wrote in their bestselling first book Extreme Ownership, “Simple, Not Easy.” Now, in The Dichotomy of Leadership, the authors explain the power inherent in the recognition of the fine line that leaders must walk, balancing between two seemingly opposite inclinations. It is with the knowledge and understanding of this balance that a leader can most effectively lead, accomplish the mission and achieve the goal of every leader and every team: Victory. Using examples from the authors' combat and training experience in the SEAL Teams and then showing how each lesson applies to business and in life, Willink and Babin reveal how the use of seemingly opposite principles—leading and following, focusing and detaching, being both aggressive and prudent—require skill, awareness, understanding and dexterity; all attributes that can be honed. These dichotomies are inherent in many of the concepts introduced in Extreme Ownership, and integral to their proper implementation and effectiveness. Dichotomy is essential reading for anyone looking to lead and win.



Effective Leadership Management and Supervision in Health and Social Care

Effective Leadership  Management and Supervision in Health and Social Care Author Richard Field
ISBN-10 9781473996403
Release 2016-12-07
Pages 216
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This is a practical introduction to the areas of leadership, management and supervision for line managers, supervisors and senior practitioners working in health and social care settings. The book explores different aspects of leadership and management including personal effectiveness, strategic thinking, supervision, planning and budgeting, effective change leadership and leading successful teams. Alongside new chapters on leading in an integrated environment, commissioning and self-leadership, this second edition has been greatly enriched through the inclusion of knowledge, experience, insight and expertise from a wide range of contributors, including senior leaders, lecturers, consultants and researchers, each with many years of experience working in health and social care.



The Leadership Pipeline

The Leadership Pipeline Author Ram Charan
ISBN-10 047092148X
Release 2010-11-02
Pages 352
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An updated and revised version of the bestselling The Leadership Pipeline – the critical resource for how companies can grow leaders from the inside. In business, leadership at every level is a requisite for company survival. Yet the leadership pipeline –the internal strategy to grow leaders – in many companies is dry or nonexistent. Drawing on their experiences at many Fortune 500 companies, the authors show how organizations can develop leadership at every level by identifying future leaders, assessing their corporate confidence, planning their development, and measuring their results. New to this edition is 65 pages of new material to update the model, share new stories and add new advice based on the ten more years of experience. The authors have also added a "Frequently Asked Questions" section to the end of each chapter.



Mastering Leadership

Mastering Leadership Author Robert J. Anderson
ISBN-10 9781119147206
Release 2015-11-04
Pages 384
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Is your leadership a competitive advantage, or is it costing you? How do you know? Are you developing your leadership effectiveness at the pace of change? For most leaders today, complexity is outpacing their personal and collective development. Most leaders are in over their heads, whether they know it or not. The most successful organizations over time are the best led. While this has always been true, today escalating global complexity puts leadership effectiveness at a premium. Mastering Leadership involves developing the effectiveness of leaders—individually and collectively—and turning that leadership into a competitive advantage. This comprehensive roadmap for optimal leadership features: Breakthrough research that connects increased leadership effectiveness with enhanced business performance The first fully integrated Universal Model of Leadership—one that integrates the best theory and research in the fields of Leadership and Organizational Development over the last half century A free, online self-assessment of your leadership, using the Leadership Circle Profile, visibly outlining how you are currently leading and how to develop even greater effectiveness The five stages in the evolution of leadership—Egocentric, Reactive, Creative, Integral, and Unitive—along with the organizational structures and cultures that develop at each of these stages Six leadership practices for evolving your leadership capability at a faster pace A map of your optimal path to greater leadership effectiveness Case stories that facilitate pragmatic application of this Leadership Development System to your particular situation This timeless, authoritative text provides a systemic approach for developing your senior leaders and the leadership system of your organization. It does not recommend quick fixes, but argues that real development requires a strategic, long-term, and integrated approach in order to forge more effective leaders and enhanced business performance. Mastering Leadership offers a developmental pathway to bring forth the highest and best use of yourself, your life, and your leadership. By more meaningfully deploying all of who you are every day, individually and collectively, you will achieve a leadership legacy consistent with your highest aspirations.



Handbook of Leadership and Administration for Special Education

Handbook of Leadership and Administration for Special Education Author Jean B. Crockett
ISBN-10 9781136869693
Release 2012-05-31
Pages 400
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This book brings together for the first time research informing leadership practice in special education from preschool through transition into post-secondary settings. It provides comprehensive coverage of 1) disability policy 2) leadership knowledge, 3) school reform, and 4) effective educational leadership practices. Broader in scope than previous books, it provides in-depth analysis by prominent scholars from across the disciplines of both general and special education leadership. Coverage includes historical roots, policy and legal perspectives, and content supporting collaborative and instructional leadership that support the administration of special education. Comprehensive – This is the first book to integrate the knowledge bases of special education and educational leadership as these fields impact school improvement and the performance of students with disabilities. Chapter Structure – Chapters provide a review of the knowledge base as well as recommendations for special education leadership and future research. Multicultural Focus – Addressing special education leadership within the context of a multicultural society, chapters incorporate content related to the diversity of families, teachers, and students. Expertise – Chapter authors have made significant contributions to the knowledge base in their specific areas of study such as educational policy, special education law and finance, school reform,, organizational management, and instructional leadership. This book is a reference volume for scholars, leaders, and policy makers and a textbook for graduate courses in special education, educational administration, and policy studies.