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Leadership in Organizations

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ISBN-10: 0538724846

ISBN-13: 9780538724845

Edition: 2001

Authors: Ann Cooper

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A good leader has many roles. He/she is a communicator, a mentor, and a problem solver. Most importantly, a leader can teach others how to develop their own qualities and to succeed in any career or business. The roles and responsibilities of a leader are always changing, but one thing remains the same, behind every success, there is a leader that is willing to embrace and conquer the challenge. Leadership in Organizations will identify the different styles, techniques, and images of a successful leader while incorporating how to develop and fine-tune your leadership skills. Leadership in Organizations is one title in the Professional Development Series by South-Western. This series is the…    
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Book details

List price: $48.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Cengage South-Western
Publication date: 10/19/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 100
Size: 6.25" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.330
Language: English

Pre-Assessment Activity
Leadership Dynamics
Leadership Defined
Leadership Styles and Personalities
The Importance of Leadership
Effective Leadership
Ineffective Leadership
Recap of Key Concepts
Leadership Responsibilities
Characteristics of Leadership
Roles of a Leader
Responsibilities of Leadership
Personal Sacrifices of Leadership
Personal Rewards of Leadership
Recap of Key Concepts
Leadership Development
Leadership as a Developed Skill
Personal Assessment
Resources for Leadership Development
Developing a Leadership Plan
Ongoing Leadership Assessment
Revising the Leadership Plan
Recap of Key Concepts
The Leader as a Communicator
Characteristics of Effective Communication
Internal Communications
Written Communications
Verbal Communication
Nonverbal Communication
External Communication
External Written Communication
Telephone Communication
Oral Presentations and Speeches
Recap of Key Concepts
The Leader's Professional Image
Professional Image Defined
Professional Appearance
Professional Dress
Selecting Clothes
Changing Standards
Clothing Budget
Wardrobe Planning
Manners and Etiquette
Personal Behavior
Recap of Key Concepts
The Leader's Organizational Management
Organizational Management
Time and Task Management
Efficiency and Organization
Effective Time Management
Stress and Time Management
Characteristics of Effective Meetings
Types of Meetings
Planning Effective Meetings
Meeting Room and Location
Date and Time
Meeting Notification
Developing an Agenda
Room Arrangements and Materials Compilation
Conducting Effective Meetings
Meeting Challenges
Meeting Follow Up
Reading and Reviewing Information
Recap of Key Concepts
The Leader and Strategic Planning
The Purpose and Value of Strategic Planning
Developing a Vision for Your Organization
Functional Steps to Strategic Planning
Selecting the Appropriate Participants
Choosing the Right Environment
Communicating About Strategic Planning
Conducting Strategic Planning Sessions
Compiling the Strategic Plan
Following Up and Assessing
Recap of Key Concepts
The Leader as a Supervisor
Role of the Leader as a Supervisor
Supporting Organizational Mission
Communicating Expectations
Understanding and Motivating People
Evaluating People Appropriately
Helping People Work as a Team
Encouraging Professional Development
Recap of Key Concepts
Case Studies
Online Resources
Post-Assessment Activity