Business Leadership A Jossey-Bass Reader

ISBN-10: 0787988197
ISBN-13: 9780787988197
Edition: 2nd 2008
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List price: $34.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/18/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 628
Size: 7.00" wide x 7.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.046
Language: English

The second edition of best-selling Business Leadership contains the best thinking on leadership from the biggest names in the business. It offers leaders everything they need to know to prepare for today's-and tomorrow's-leadership challenges: how to understand the leadership process, identify opportunities, get things started right, avoid predictable pitfalls, and maximize success. Effective leaders use mind, heart, and spirit in their work, and this volume is designed to guide and support leaders in their efforts. With an introduction by Joan V. Gallos-editor of the highly praised Organization Development: A Jossey-Bass Reader-the author list for this invaluable resource reads like the who's who of business leadership.

Foreword
Introduction and Acknowledgments
About the Editor
Framing the Issues: What Is Leadership?
Editor's Interlude
What Leaders Really Do
Primal Leadership: The Hidden Power of Emotional Intelligence
The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership
Reframing Leadership
When Leadership Is an Organizational Trait
Becoming a Leader, Preparing for the Opportunities
Editor's Interlude
The Seven Ages of the Leader
The Traces of Talent
Leadership Is Authenticity, Not Style
Level 5 Leadership: The Triumph of Humility and Fierce Resolve
Thinking Gray and Free
Enhancing the Psycho-Spiritual Development of Leaders: Lessons from Leadership Journeys in Asia
Moments of Greatness: Entering the Fundamental State of Leadership
Understanding the Territory, Anticipating the Challenges
Editor's Interlude
Mapping the Terrain
Making Sense of Organizations: Leadership, Frames, and Everyday Theories of the Situation
Leadership and the Power of Position: Understanding Structural Dynamics in Everyday Organizational Life
Understanding Unique Features of the Challenge
The Boundaryless Organization: Rising to the Challenges of Global Leadership
Knowledge Management Involves Neither Knowledge nor Management
The Sustainability Sweet Spot: Where Profit Meets the Common Good
Leading Geeks: Technology and Leadership
Leading in Black and White: Working Effectively Across the Racial Divide
Managing Middlescence
Making It Happen
Editor's Interlude
Getting Things Started
The First Ninety Days of Leadership
What Is Our Mission?
The Power and Creativity of a Transforming Vision
Finding the Right Vision
Developing Strategy: The Serious Business of Play
Staying on Track
The Leader as Politician: Navigating the Political Terrain
Want Collaboration? Accept-and Actively Manage-Conflict
Creating and Managing a Learning Culture: The Essence of Leadership
Leading Change: Why Transformation Efforts Fail
Leading at the Enterprise Level
Execution: The Gap Nobody Knows
Avoiding the Pitfalls
The Leader as Toxin Handler: Organizational Hero and Casualty
Bad Leadership-and Ways to Avoid It
Good or Not Bad: Standards and Ethics in Managing Change
Sustaining the Leader
Editor's Interlude
A Survival Guide for Leaders
Preserving Integrity, Profitability, and Soul
Learning for Leadership: Failure as a Second Chance
Nourishing the Soul of the Leader: Inner Growth Matters
Resilience and the Crucibles of Leadership
Choose Hope: On Creating a Hopeful Future
Notes and References
Name Index
Subject Index
Credits

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