The leadership challenge / James M. Kouzes, Barry Z. Posner
Book | Jossey-Bass | 2007 | 4th ed.
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Edition
4th ed.
Description
xvii, 389 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (p. 352-368) and index.
Contents
Preface: Getting extraordinary things done in organization
Part 1: What leaders do and what constituents expect
Ch.1 The five practices of exemplary leadership
Leadership opportunities are everywhere -- The five practices of exemplary leadership -- Leadership is a relationship -- The Ten Commitments of leadership
Ch.2 Credibility is the foundation of leadership
What people look for and admire in leaders -- Putting it all together: Credibility is the foundation
Part 2: Model the way
Ch.3 Clarify values
Find your voice -- Affirm shared values -- Reflection and action
Personify the shared values -- Teach others to model the values -- Reflection and action
Ch.4 Set the example
Part 3: Inspire a shared vision
Imagine the possibilities -- Find a common purpose -- Reflection and action
Ch.5 Envision the future
Ch.6 Enlist others
Part 4: Challenge the process
Appeal to common ideals -- Animate the vision -- Reflection and action
Ch.8 Experiment and take risks
Ch.7 Search for opportunities
Seize the initiative -- Exercise outsight -- Reflection and action
Part 5: Enable others to act
Ch.9 Foster collaboration
Create a climate of trust -- Facilitate relationships -- Reflection and action
Ch.10 Strengthen others
Enhance self-determination -- Develop competence and confidence -- Reflection and action
Part 6: Encourage the heart
Ch.11 Recognize contributions
Expect the best -- Personalize recognition -- Reflection and action
Ch.12 Celebrate the values and victories
Create a spirit of community -- Be personally involved -- Reflection and action
Generate small wins -- Learn from experience -- Reflection and action
Part 7: Leadership for everyone
Ch.13 Leadership is everyone's business
You are the most important leader in your organization -- Leadership is learned -- Leaders make a difference -- First lead yourself -- Moral leadership calls us to higher purposes -- Humility is the antidote to hubris -- Leadership in the moment -- The secret to success in life
Summary
The most trusted resource on becoming a leader is now updated and revised for a new generation. This leadership classic continues to be a bestseller after three editions and twenty years in print. It is the gold standard for research-based leadership, and the premier resource on becoming a leader. This new edition, with streamlined text, more international and business examples, and a graphic redesign, is more readable and accessible than ever before. The Leadership Challenge, Fourth Edition, has been extensively updated with the latest research and case studies, and offers inspiring new stories of real people achieving extraordinary results. The authors' central theme remains the same and is more relevant today than ever: "Leadership is Everyones Business." Their "five practices" and "ten commitments" have been proven by hundreds of thousands of dedicated, successful leaders. This edition, with almost one-third new material, emphasizes the global community and refocuses on business leaders.
[GIFT] BUS ED GEN (99-BEG-9) BUS MGMT (10-102-3)
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