Leadership

Author: Craig E. Johnson
Publisher: Waveland Press
ISBN: 1478637072
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Leadership: A Communication Perspective has been at the forefront of university and college leadership courses for nearly three decades, providing a compelling, authoritative introduction to leadership as a communication-based activity. The new edition continues the tradition of excellence with an up-to-date treatment of theory and research combined with practical, real-world advice for improving communication competence and leadership effectiveness. Relevant: The authors profile contemporary leaders and organizations like Alibaba’s Jack Ma, Zappos’ Tony Hsieh, Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg, Uber, The Container Store, Airbnb, Chipotle, the Waffle House, Nordstrom, and Google. Their presentation balances current scholarship and trends with historical perspectives to provide a fuller understanding of the study and practice of leadership. Comprehensive: Leadership and followership are examined in multiple contexts, including organizational leadership, public leadership, and leadership in groups and teams. Topics new to this edition include transcendent followership, the leadership skills approach, team coaching, escalation of commitment, invisible leadership, cultural intelligence, trigger events, and resilience. Full-featured: Self-Assessments measure readers’ perceptions of personal leadership skills, communication style, cultural intelligence, motivation to lead, and more. Case Studies examine leadership situations and pose thoughtful questions that prompt students to apply their experiences and understandings. Research Highlights summarize seminal and recent scholarship. Chapter Takeaways reinforce important concepts and action steps. Application Exercises offer abundant opportunities to explore, practice, and reflect on chapter content. Cultural Connections discuss leadership expectations and behaviors in other cultures. Leadership on the Big Screen correlates chapter concepts with the themes of popular films and documentaries.

Leadership

Author: Michael Z. Hackman
Publisher:
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Provides a solid foundation for learning about the vital role of leadership in multiple contexts. Allows students to explore the complexities of leadership and communication through examples, case studies, research highlights, self assessments and application exercises.

Leadership

Author: Michael Z. Hackman
Publisher: Waveland PressInc
ISBN: 9781577665793
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"The newest edition of this text provides the most relevant information from the rapidly expanding fields of leadership studies and communication. Hackman and Johnson weave current scholarship and trends with historical perspectives on leadership. The authors blend theory and practice in their synthesis of topics, including diversity, ethics, power, and influence. New to this edition is a chapter on crisis leadership. The authors also added discussions of bad leadership, shared leadership, storytelling, leadership and information processing, false agreement, organizational learning and trust, altruism, spirituality, and coaching." --Book Jacket.

Leadership

Author: Michael Z. Hackman
Publisher: Waveland PressInc
ISBN: 9781478602590
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Leadership

Author: Craig E. Johnson
Publisher: Waveland Press
ISBN: 9781478635024
Format: PDF, Docs
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Leadership: A Communication Perspective has been at the forefront of university and college leadership courses for nearly three decades, providing a compelling, authoritative introduction to leadership as a communication-based activity. The new edition continues the tradition of excellence with an up-to-date treatment of theory and research combined with practical, real-world advice for improving communication competence and leadership effectiveness.Relevant: The authors profile contemporary leaders and organizations like Alibaba¿s Jack Ma, Zappos¿ Tony Hsieh, Facebook¿s Sheryl Sandberg, Uber, The Container Store, Airbnb, Chipotle, the Waffle House, Nordstrom, and Google. Their presentation balances current scholarship and trends with historical perspectives to provide a fuller understanding of the study and practice of leadership.Comprehensive: Leadership and followership are examined in multiple contexts, including organizational leadership, public leadership, and leadership in groups and teams. Topics new to this edition include transcendent followership, the leadership skills approach, team coaching, escalation of commitment, invisible leadership, cultural intelligence, trigger events, and resilience.Full-featured:Self-Assessments measure readers¿ perceptions of personal leadership skills, communication style, cultural intelligence, motivation to lead, and more.Case Studies examine leadership situations and pose thoughtful questions that prompt students to apply their experiences and understandings.Research Highlights summarize seminal and recent scholarship.Chapter Takeaways reinforce important concepts and action steps.Application Exercises offer abundant opportunities to explore, practice, and reflect on chapter content.Cultural Connections discuss leadership expectations and behaviors in other cultures.Leadership on the Big Screen correlates chapter concepts with the themes of popular films and documentaries.

The Leader s Companion Insights on Leadership Through the Ages

Author: J. Thomas Wren
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439135975
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This book serves as a guided introduction to the richly diverse perspectives on leadership throughout the ages and throughout the world. Each of the selections, introduced by the editor, presents enlightening thoughts on a different aspect of leadership. Writings by Plato, Aristotle, Lao-tzu and others demonstrate that the challenges of leadership are as old as civilization. Machiavelli, Tolstoy, Ghandi, and W.E.B. Du Bois provide a wide range of insights into the eternal practice and problems of leadership. Modern masters of leadership such as James MacGregor Burns, John Kotter, and Warren Bennis join such leading practitioners as Max De Pree and Roger B. Smith in discussing contemporary issues in leadership theory and practice.

Leadership Challenge

Author: James M. Kouzes
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9783527503742
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Through research, interviews and the experience of hundreds of managers, Kouzes and Posner show how leadership can be learned and mastered by all. Readable, interesting, and up-to-date. Highly recommended.--Library Journal.

Meeting the Ethical Challenges of Leadership

Author: Craig E. Johnson
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 150632164X
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Ethics is at the heart of leadership. All leaders assume ethical burdens and must make every effort to make informed ethical decisions and foster ethical behavior among followers. The Sixth Edition of Meeting the Ethical Challenges of Leadership: Casting Light or Shadow explores the ethical demands of leadership and the dark side of leadership. Author Craig E. Johnson takes a multidisciplinary approach to leadership ethics, drawing from many fields of research to help readers make moral decisions, lead in a moral manner, and create an ethical culture. Packed with real-world case studies, examples, self-assessments, and applications, this fully-updated new edition is designed to increase students’ ethical competence and leadership abilities.

Medien und Kommunikation

Author: Paddy Scannell
Publisher: VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften
ISBN: 9783531165943
Format: PDF, ePub
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Paddy Scannells Buch bietet eine faszinierende, erhellende und sehr gut verständliche Einführung in die Medien- und Kommunikationstheorie. Scannell entwickelt anhand der historischen Entwicklungen in Nordamerika und Europa eine sehr zugängliche, systematische und gleichzeitig differenzierte Analyse der verschiedenen Zugänge der Beschäftigung mit Medien- und Kommunikation. Immer wieder schöpft er aus verschiedenen Disziplinen und fordert so insgesamt die Leserinnen und Leser heraus, sich mit Kommunikation und Medien in ihren Gesamtzusammenhängen auseinander zu setzen. Das international vielfach beachtete Werk des bekannten britischen Wissenschaftlers und Professors für Kommunikationswissenschaft an der University of Michigan liegt nun endlich in deutscher Sprache vor.