Description : Equip students with the critical leadership skills and solid understanding of today's theory needed to become effective business leaders in today's turbulent times with Daft's THE LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE, 6E. Acclaimed author Richard Daft helps students explore the latest thinking in leadership theory and contemporary practices at work within organizations throughout the world. Students will examine emerging topics, including enhancement of emotional intelligence, leadership vision and courage, leadership of virtual teams, and open innovation, and will connect those topics to recent world events such as ethical scandals and political turmoil. Packed with memorable examples and unique insights into actual leadership decisions, this full-color text includes crisp, clear visuals to reinforce the book's engaging presentation. This edition's proven applications, specifically designed for today's leadership theory and applications course, and a solid foundation grounded in established scholarly research make the topic of leadership come alive for students. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Description : Packed with interesting examples and real world leadership, the 4th edition of THE LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE will help students develop an understanding of theory while acquiring the necessary skills and insights to become effective leaders. Written expressly for courses teaching leadership theory and application, the text integrates recent ideas and practices with established scholarly research in a way that makes the topic of leadership come alive. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Description : Imagine if you simply could not fail. Where would you go? What would you do? Who would you be? There are no answers, only choices. Right here and now, as you hold this book in your hands, you have literally millions of choices open to you. This has been true since the day you were born, and remains true until the moment you die. Yet, with so many choices and decisions to make every day, how can you be sure you're getting it right every time? With The Naked Leader Experience David Taylor releases you for ever from doubt, uncertainty and the fear of failure, forever, as he helps you to choose the right paths to take - the ones that will lead you towards the fulfilment of your dreams and ambitions. Refreshingly free of jargon and hype, and packed with positive, practical advice, this invaluable guide will show you how to: * RECLAIM your birthright and be the very best that you already are... * REIGNITE your relationships and truly connect with others... * REINVENT your organization and unleash the awesome potential that lies within you and your team... No matter what your age, experience, or the challenges you face, The Naked Leader Experience will serve to remind you of your unique strengths and abilities - and that your future is in your hands. So, if you're ready to accept this inspiring invitation to personal and professional transformation - ready to shape your own destiny - please stand up. Your time has come. Your life awaits you.
Description : "This book presents international authors, who are teacher educators, and their best practices in their environments, discussing topics such as the online learning environment, multimedia learning tools, inter-institutional collaboration, assessment and accreditation, and the effective use of Web 2.0 in classrooms"--Provided by publisher.
Description : School Leader Internship, 4th Edition challenges school leader interns to build competencies in 52 leadership skill areas. This unique resource provides step-by-step guidance for interns, their supervisors, and their faculty on how to initiate an internship and evaluate interns' work. In this updated fourth edition, the content is organized around the latest National Policy Board for Educational Administration (NPBEA) Professional Standards for Educational Leaders (2015) and includes intern activities to develop skills in cross-content literacy, distributive leadership, equity in practice, professional learning communities, remediation strategies, school improvement planning, and special populations. This is a critical resource for leadership preparation programs nationwide and the thousands of school districts that support leadership candidates. Special Features include: Beyond the Standards provide further independent practice, reflection, and development for students in the areas of action research, ethical and critical reasoning, dispositions and interpersonal skills, new technologies, school partnerships, and social justice. Self, Peer, and Superior Assessments help students to plan according to individual need, experience, and goals. Internship Plans allow students to assess, analyze, and prepare draft internship plans. Interview Suggestions help students develop a network and gain insight into administrative and curricular responsibility. Professional Development Activities encourage students to analyze and evaluate their experiences and plan for the future. Projects allow students to synthesize their skills.
Description : This accessible and comprehensive textbook draws on the reader's own experience of leadership in an employment context. The text adopts a critical and thematic approach to the discussion of core debates and emerging topics, while offering a wealth of case studies and other learning tools to help students put leadership theory into practice.
Description : Structured around a series of common, yet fundamental, questions about whatleadership is; includes case studies of leaders to illustrate the main themes.
Description : Theory and Practice of Leadership provides a comprehensive and critical review of the major theories of leadership and clearly lays out a more holistic understanding of leadership that integrates the disparate approaches and theories. Throughout the book, Roger Gill uses illustrative examples and cases, drawn from research and practice in the UK, mainland Europe, and the USA as well as Asia and elsewhere, enabling students to better relate the theories to real cases and their own experience. A clear picture of leadership theory and leadership development is set out through accessible language and a focus on bridging the gap between theory and practice.
Description : The only book for students which explores the connection between emotional intelligence and effective leadership Emotionally Intelligent Leadership: A Guide for Students is based on a conceptual model that helps students to become emotionally intelligent leaders. Research from around the world has demonstrated that there is a relationship between emotional intelligence and leadership. For the second edition of Emotionally Intelligent Leadership, the authors have incorporated their revised, data-based emotionally intelligent leadership (EIL) model into an engaging text for high school, undergraduate, and graduate students. The book can be used in conjunction with the Emotionally Intelligent Leadership for Students Inventory and Student Workbook for an immersive and transformative educational experience. Students will appreciate the opportunity to learn more about themselves as they reflect on their experiences as learners and their own leadership journeys. The new edition is substantially rewritten based new research on the EIL model Its clear structure is organized around the three facets of emotionally intelligent leadership and 19 leadership capacities Questions at the end of each chapter encourage purposeful reflection and leadership growth Emotionally Intelligent Leadership is one of a kind, fostering growth and promoting intense self-reflection. Students are empowered to enhance the campus experience and develop into effective leaders of the future. Emotionally Intelligent Leadership is the perfect introduction to leading with emotional intelligence.