Leadership That Matters The Critical Factors for Making a Difference in People's Lives and Organizations' Success

ISBN-10: 1576751937

ISBN-13: 9781576751930

Edition: 2003

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Taking as its focus the concept of transformational leadership, this text examines ways in which successful leadership can make a real difference to an organization. The book explores how to develop and put into practice these transformational leadership techniques.
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/1/2002
Binding: Paperback
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Introduction
What Is Leadership That Matters?
What Makes This Book Different?
Summary
What Is Leadership?
Personality, Behavior, and Situational Context
Leadership That Matters: A New Synthesis
Summary
What Have We Learned About Leadership?
Leaders and Managers
Leadership Research
A New Leadership Paradigm
Summary
Leadership Skills and Behaviors
Research to Identify Transformational Leadership Behaviors
Leadership Behavior and Performance
Summary
Charisma and Character
Max Weber: Bureaucracy and Charisma
A Modern Approach to Charismatic Leadership
The Development of the Power Need
Summary
Leaders, Followers, and Power
Three Basic Influence Processes
Leaders and Followers: Power Relations
Is Charisma Always Bad?
Can Transformational Leaders Be Charismatic?
Summary
Leaders With the Confidence to Act
What's Luck Got to Do With It?
When Is Taking Risks Risky?
What's Leadership Got to Do With It?
Confident Leaders Build Confidence
Summary
Vision--How Leaders Think
What Is Vision?
Cause and Effect
It's About Time!
Four Steps in the Visioning Process
Leaders and Followers: Cognitive Capability
The ABCs of Transformational Leadership Character
Summary
Leadership in Context
Behavior Is a Function of the Person and ... What Situation?
The Context: The Nature of the Situation
Four Crucial Organizational Functions
Culture Is the Key
Summary
How Transformational Leaders Construct the Cultural Context
Three Keys to Constructing Culture
Culture: The Context Transformational Leaders Construct
Summary
Six Paradoxes of Leadership: Transforming Followers
The Paradoxes of Transformational Leadership
What About Leaders' Own Transformation?
Summary
How Do We Know Leadership Matters? The Research Evidence
The Leadership Profile
Research and Results
Okay, Okay, So It Works! But How Well Does It Work?
Summary
Issues in Leadership: Implications for Transformational Leaders
Leadership and Gender
Empowering Leadership
Leadership in Turbulent Times
Transformational Leadership and Globalization
Summary
Leadership That Matters: A New Synthesis
Approaches to Transformational Leadership
Common Elements Among Transformational Approaches
Transformational Leadership: A New Synthesis
Conclusion
Bibliography
Development of The Leadership Profile
The Ten TLP Dimensions
TLP Reliability
TLP Validity
Summary
Notes
Index
About the Authors
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