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Level Three Leadership Getting below the Surface

ISBN-10: 0131469029

ISBN-13: 9780131469020

Edition: 3rd 2006 (Revised)

Authors: James G. Clawson

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List price: $88.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Preface
Background
General Organization of the Book
Structure of the Book
Themes in the Book
What's New in This Edition
Acknowledgments
Introduction
The Leadership Point of View
The Leadership Point of View
Seeing What Needs to Be Done
Understanding the Underlying Forces at Play
Initiating Action to Make Things Better
The Changing Context of Leadership
Hunter-Gatherers
Aristocratic Society
The Industrial Revolution and Bureaucratic Society
The Present Paradigm Shift
General Model of Leadership in Organizations
Leading Strategic Change
Key Elements of Leadership
Results: Outcomes of Leadership
Relationships Are the Key
How the Diamond Model Relates to Other Models of Leadership
Leadership Potentialities
Leading Ethically
The Diamond Model and What Chief Executive Officers Do
Basic Definitions
Target Levels of Leadership
Levels of Leadership
Body, Head, and Heart
Connecting the Three Levels to Scholarly Views
Learning Level Three Leadership
The Strong History of Level One Leadership
The Focus and Impact of Level Three Leadership
The Dark Side of Level Three Leadership and Engagement
Organizational Implications
Applying Level Three Leadership at Both the Individual and Organizational Levels
The Moral Foundation of Extraordinary Leadership
Morality, Ethics, and Legality
Morality and Leadership
The Moral Foundation of Effective Leadership
The Normal Distribution of Employees' Value Added
Universality of the Moral Foundation of Level Three Leadership
A Leader's Guide to Why People Behave the Way They Do
The Beginnings
Motivation
The Rational-Emotive Behavior Model
An REB Example
Meaning Chains
REB and Leading Change
The Self-Concept
Defense Mechanisms
An Abbreviated List of Personal Defense Mechanisms
Healthy, Productive Defense Mechanisms
Moderately Healthy Defense Mechanisms
Unhealthy, Unproductive Defense Mechanisms
Dangerous Defense Mechanisms
Self
Six Steps to Effective Leadership
Clarifying Your Center
Clarifying What Is Possible
Clarifying What Others Can Contribute
Supporting Others So They Can Contribute
Being Relentless
Measuring and Celebrating Progress
Leadership and Intelligence
Not One Intelligence, But Many: Gardner's Research
Intelligence Quotient
Emotional Quotient
Social Quotient
Change Quotient
Resonance, Leadership, and the Purpose of Life
Dreams
Preparation
Setbacks, Obstacles, and Successes
Revisiting the Dream
Resonance
Strategic Thinking
Strategic Thinking
Definitions
Strategic Domains
Fundamentals of Strategic Thinking
Developing Strategic Thinking
Essential Elements of Strategic Thinking
Personal and Organization Charters
Charters
Leading Others
Leading Others
Sources of Power
The Currency of Reciprocity
The Role of Trust and Respect
General Approach to Influence
Level Three Influence
Leading Teams
What Makes a Team?
Team Life Cycles
Team Roles
Inspired Vision That Creates...
... A Powerful Sense of Mission
Getting the Right People
Distributed Leadership
Extraordinary Coordination
Creative Support
Moral Foundation for Respect
The Right Roles for the Right People
Participation
The Right Measures
Virtual Teams
Leaders as Designers
Leading Organizational Design
A General Model of Organizational Design and Its Impact on Results
Organizational Culture
Organizational Results
Organizational Glue
Leading Change
A General Model of Change
The Role of Outside Help in Managing Change
Classic and Current Change Models
Roles in the Change Process
Responses to Change--Dying Little Deaths
Levels in Change
John Kotter's Model of Change
The Four P's
The MIT Model
Conclusion
Summary
Summary of Basic Principles Introduced in This Book
Supplementary Materials
Level Three Leadership Program Workbook
General Leadership Model
Strategic Challenges I'm Facing
Leadership Implications of My Strategic Challenges
Self-Assessment on the Six Steps to Effective Leadership
Charter for My Organization
Charter for My Work Group
Charter for Myself
Keep, Lose, Add
Systems and Processes That Need Redesigning
My Life's Dream
Activities in Which I Resonate
Ways to Bring Resonance to Work
Ways I Want to Improve My Leadership Language
Leading Change
Intelligence Self-Assessment
Building Commitment
What Do I Want to Do This Year?
Central Point
Survey of Managerial Style
Survey of Managerial Style
Leadership and the Survey of Managerial Style (SMS)
Scoring Your Data
Interpreting Your Profile
Interpretive Alternatives
Suggestions for Strengthening Your SMS (VCM) Profile
Life's Dream Exercise
Identifying Your LDext
Identifying Your LDint
Implementing Your Life's Dream (LDint)
Leadership Steps Assessment (LSA)
Descriptors/Adjectives
Descriptive Phrases
The Theory
Scoring Procedure
Displaying Your Scores
Interpreting Your Scores
LSA Data Collection
Team Self-Assessment
Assessing the Moral Foundation of Your Leadership
Balancing Your Life
Energy Management Exercise
Energy Action Items
Life's Story Assignment
My Life's Story in 400 Words or Less
My Life's Story Key Events Table
Leadership Theories
Trait Approach
Behavior Approach
Power and Influence Approach
Situational Approach
Charismatic Approach
Transformational Approach
Cases That Apply
Introduction
Select Bibliography
General Perspectives
Individual Perspectives
Strategic Thinking (Task Vision)
Creativity
Interpersonal Perspectives
Organizational Perspectives
Managing Change
Index