The Encyclopedia of Leadership

Author: Murray Hiebert
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071363082
Format: PDF, ePub
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A comprehensive reference guide to over two hundred of the most important business leadership principles, theories, tools, and techniques.

Encyclopedia of Leadership

Author: George R. Goethals
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1452265305
Format: PDF
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The Encyclopedia of Leadership brings together for the first time everything that is known and truly matters about leadership as part of the human experience. Developed by the award-winning editorial team at Berkshire Publishing Group, the Encyclopedia includes hundreds of articles, written by 280 leading scholars and experts from 17 countries, exploring leadership theories and leadership practice. Entries and sidebars show leadership in action - in corporations and state houses, schools, churches, small businesses, and nonprofit organizations.

Nursing Leadership

Author: Harriet R. Feldman
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826121764
Format: PDF, ePub
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Encyclopedia of E Leadership Counseling and Training

Author: Wang, Victor C.X.
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1613500696
Format: PDF, Docs
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Encyclopedia of E-Leadership, Counseling and Training offers an in-depth description of key terms and concepts related to different themes, issues, and trends in educational leadership, counseling, and technology integration in modern universities and organizations worldwide. This three volume work serves as an exhaustive compendium of expertise, research, skills, and experiences. Authors with a background in education, leadership, counseling, management, human resource development, or adult education have helped to encourage the education and training of potential leaders with this scholarly work.

The Little Giant Encyclopedia of Leadership Gaffes

Author: David Macfarlane
Publisher: Chapelle
ISBN: 9781402719257
Format: PDF, Docs
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"If a person doesn't have the capacity that we all want that person to have, I suspect hope is in the far distant future, if at all." --President George W. Bush No matter how powerful, no matter how rich, leaders from all walks of life make public faux pas from time to time (and some blunder more often than that). That's bad for them, but entertaining for us. From Richard Nixon's "I am not a crook" to Dan Quayle's world-famous "potato" fiasco, here are hundreds of laugh-out-loud gaffes, all categorized for easy reference. The topics include Ability, Authority, Character, Crime, Fidelity, Freedom, Political Correctness, Responsibility, and War. Some of the quotes are laugh-out-loud funny, others just reveal jaw-dropping stupidity.

Encyclopedia of Strategic Leadership and Management

Author: Wang, Victor C. X.
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1522510508
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Strategic leadership techniques are the cornerstone to positive growth and prosperity within businesses and organizations. Implementing new management strategies and practices helps to ensure managers are optimizing their resources and driving innovation. The Encyclopedia of Strategic Leadership and Management investigates emergent administrative techniques and business practices being utilized within corporate and educational settings. Highlighting empirical research and best practices within the field, this encyclopedia will be an authoritative reference source for students, researchers, faculty, librarians, managers, and leaders across various disciplines and cultures.

Leadership for Development

Author: Dennis A. Rondinelli
Publisher: Kumarian Press
ISBN: 1565492927
Format: PDF, Docs
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Although the extraordinary leadership that stimulated European recovery efforts in the late 1940s and early 1950s is now widely celebrated as a model for international development assistance, the role of leadership in development is too often taken for granted. Rondinelli and Heffron argue persuasively that leadership is the hallmark of almost every successful effort at international development since the late 1940s, and that its absence is the underlying cause of most development failures. Leadership for Development examines fundamental issues: the tools leaders use to achieve development goals; how culture and interdependence among governments and organizations affects leadership styles; where leaders get their advice from – experts, non-experts, academic or non-academic elites – and if it matters; whether transformational or transactional leadership styles are more effective; and the lessons that can be drawn from examining the traits of successful leaders. Focusing largely on the Pacific Basin region and Latin America, the book offers valuable case studies for development practitioners looking to increase their effectiveness in a highly interdependent global society.