This text offers a broad review and analysis of the field of leadership, complete with its many debates and controversies. Strong theoretical coverage still allows the book to be applications-oriented-to business and other organizations-on the guiding philosophy and assumption that we can all learn to become better leaders. A cross-cultural perspective, gender-based analyses, focus on leaders' personalities and behavior, and discussion on the role and characteristics of followers complete this treatment.
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Applications-oriented -- with a strong research base -- this text "demystifies" leadership. Integrates cross-cultural, racial, and gender-based analyses of leadership.From the Back Cover:
This book reviews and analyzes the field of leadership with its many debates and controversies. It integrates theoretical concepts with practical applications of the guiding philosophy that we can all learn to become better leaders. This is a valuable resource for readers trying to motivate teams, departments, and organizations toward higher levels of effectiveness and efficiency. Coverage includes individual differences and traits, power and leadership, using resources effectively, and participative management and teams. For any leader, or potential leader, who wants better decision making capability, more satisfied employees, better quality products and services, and more satisfied constituencies and customers.
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 1999. Textbook Binding. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P11013085459X
Book Description Prentice-Hall. Book Condition: New. pp. 288. Bookseller Inventory # 4694343