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Trainer's Handbook of Leadership Development Tools, Techniques, and Activities

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ISBN-10: 047088603X

ISBN-13: 9780470886038

Edition: 2011 (Handbook (Instructor's))

Authors: Karen Lawson

List price: $42.50
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In the fast-paced global environment of the 21 st century, the need for effective leaders has never been greater. This book provides a variety of tools and techniques for developing leadership competencies and characteristics. Organized according to fifty empirically based competencies and characteristics, each feature is introduced with a clear definition and a discussion of its importance and application. Featuring dozens of activities and other resources to help enhance the skills of today's leaders and high-potentials, this book is a primary resource for Training and HR professionals.
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Book details

List price: $42.50
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 10/25/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 280
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

About the Author
Introduction
leadership competencies and characteristics
designing a leadership development program
Chapter Three Activities A Checklist for Effective Leadership
Nature or Nurture?
Traits of Effective Leaders
Words to Lead By
increasing awareness-self and others
Chapter Four Activities Being Real
Developing Courage
Developing Cultural Intelligence
Doing It Differently
Do the Right Thing
Fired Up!
Heroes and Heroines
Living Your Values
Mirror, Mirror
Modeling the Way
Permission or Forgiveness?
Risk Attitudes Inventory
The Balancing Act
Values Collage
What Is It Like?
Who Am I?
communicating and influencing
Chapter Five Activities Active Listening Responses
Active Observation
Common Ground
Confl icting Agendas
Giving Feedback
Listening Self-Awareness Assessment
Mixed Messages
Picture This
The Art of Asking Questions
The Art of Infl uencing
What Do You Mean?
motivating and engaging
Chapter Six Activities Embracing Change
Empowering Others
Fair or Equal?
How to Present Change to Employees
Leading Change
Make Them Laugh
Showing Appreciation
Tell Me a Story
What Do Your Employees Value?
developing and managing
Chapter Seven Activities Applying Your Coaching Skills
Creating a Team Identity
Delegation Case Study
Delegating Effectively Self-Assessment
Delegation Process
Describing Behavior
Performance Management Skills Checklist
Stopping the Blame Game
Team Models
The Magic of Mentoring
What Do You Expect?
What Mentors Do
increasing leadership effectiveness
Chapter Eight Activities Bouncing Back
Distinguishing Behaviors
Employee Development Decisions
Figure It Out
Innovation or Creativity?
Into the Future
Making the Right Call
Networking Checklist
On Target
Setting Priorities
Things We Have in Common
Trust Me
References
Index