Building Leaders Paving the Path for Emerging Leaders

ISBN-10: 0415899311

ISBN-13: 9780415899314

Edition: 2013

Authors: Charles R. Stoner, Jason S. Stoner

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This book is written for emerging leaders. It is designed to help these leaders bridge the gap from stepping into a position of leadership and emerging as a confident and respected difference-maker.Within this text, award-winning scholar and leader-coach Charles Stoner meets emerging leaders where they are and focus on the issues that are most problematic for them. From the development of leadership skills to the practice and application of successful strategies, Stoner offers tools, ideas, and evidence-based advice to these up-and-coming leaders in an indispensable text that is direct, pragmatic, and action-oriented.
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List price: $59.95
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 12/10/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 232
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Challenge: The Playing Field Has Changed
The Emerging Leader
What Is Leadership?
The Impact of Leadership
The Playing Field Has Changed
A Time of Transition
The Transition from Individual Performer to Achieving Performance through People
The Transition from Technical Skills to Interpersonal and Strategic Skills
The Transition from Micro-Vision to the Bigger Picture
The Transition from Being a Recipient to Being an Adaptive Leader of Change
A Perspective on the Leader's Journey
A Preview of Coming Attractions
Character: The Inside Game of Leadership
Defining Character
The Dilemma of Expediency
How Character Shapes Behavior
What Are the Qualities of Character?
Finding the Authentic Leader
Building Trust
Concluding Thoughts
Confidence: The Capacity to Lead with Assurance
The Context of Confidence
Building Self-Confidence
The Dark Side of Confidence: Too Much of a Good Thing
The Inside-Out Job: The Importance of Projecting Confidence to Your Team
Reflecting on the lessons
Concluding Thoughts: The limits of Your Capacity
Clarity: The Foundation of Crystal-Clear Expectations
Emerging Leaders and the Clarity Bias
The Case for Clarity: Goal-Setting Theory
Reality Check: The Case of the Psychological Contract
Signaling Expectations
The Role of Feedback as a Form of Clarity
Attaining Personal Clarity: Building Your Expectations and Roles
Generational Considerations
Concluding Thoughts: What You Expect of Yourself
Conflict: The Power of Successful Conflict Encounters
The Power and Value of Conflict
The Structure of Conflict
Conflict and the Skills of Emotional Intelligence
Conflict Styles
The Foundations of Interpersonal Conflict
The Principled Outcome Base
Leading Respectful Conflict Encounters
And When It's Not So Easy?
Perspective Taking
Dealing with Difficult and Problem People
Concluding Thoughts
Connection: The Language of Understanding
The Under-Communication Bias
Communicating for Information and Understanding
Communication Breakdown: Why It All Falls Apart
Deep Listening
Leading Up
Responsible Delegation
Concluding Thoughts: The 80/20 Feedback Rule
Commitment: The Strength of Performance through People
Ability, Motivation, and Performance
The Impact of Equity
Applying the Expectancy Model
Job Characteristics Model of Intrinsic Motivation
Organizational Behavior Modification
The Psychology of Flow
Attribution of Causality
Addressing Employee Expectations and Needs: Building a Culture of Commitment
Building Teams
Young Dogs and Old Dogs
Concluding Thoughts
Change: The Call to Opportunity and Possibility
The Two Sides of Change
The Logic of Resistance
Expressing the Need for Change
Meaning and Adaptation
Building Communication and Connection
Involving People
Reinforcing the Momentum
I'm Just Not Sure
An Attitude Toward Change
Concluding Thoughts
Crisis: Developing Through the Cauldron of Adversity
Confrontations with Adversity
A Crisis
Categories of Adversity
Building Resilience
The Role of Mentors
Helping Others Deal with Adversity
A Case for Balance
Concluding Thoughts: Time and Memory
Codas and Continuations
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