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Perspectives in Leadership $240.00
Editors: Jerry D. Vanvactor (Ft. Wainwright, Alaska)
Book Description:
Filled with novel research and actionable ideas, Perspectives in Leadership offers a unique collection of concepts and findings related to leadership practices in a variety of settings and situations. Within this book, a distinguished group of leadership experts offers a variety of theoretical, empirical, and practical contributions to the study of leadership. Whether the reader is a student, an academic researcher, a leadership consultant, or a practical leader, this book is designed to share information that can help enhance leadership performance. In a contemporary business environment, leadership at every level throughout an organizational construct is a requisite for company-wide resilience and survival. Each chapter within Perspectives in Leadership presents information related to an array of means that can influence operations of organizations and the people that comprise them. The authors’ collective central theme posits that leadership is everyone’s business albeit practices may vary depending upon circumstances applied. Written in a reader-friendly manner this book, grounded in leadership theory, conveys fundamental aspects of leadership within each chapter and illustrates applicability to real-life leadership situations. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents:

Chapter 1 - An Exciting Journey of Leadership Learning: A Case Study of One School’s Leadership and Action
(Glenys M. Drew, QUT (Queensland University of Technology), Brisbane, Queensland, Australia)

Chapter 2 - Recognizing Skills of Effective Leadership: A Case Study of Leaders within The Wizard of Oz
(Maria M. Johnson, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY, USA)

Chapter 3 - Work Engagement in Transformational Leaders: A Multi-Level, Multi-Source Study
(Karina M. Nielsen, National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark)

Chapter 4 - Leading in a Resource Dependent Environment
(Tracy L. Buchman, Healthcare Emergency Management, HSS Inc., Denver, CO, USA)

Chapter 5 - Using Stress Management Training to Enhance Leader Performance and the Utilization of Intellectual Abilities during Stressful Military Training: An Application of Cognitive Resource Theory
(Roland S. Jacobs, Ronald E. Smith, Fred E. Fiedler and Thomas G. Link, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA)

Chapter 6 - The Influence of Spirituality upon Leadership and the Workplace
(James Michael Lewis, Retired US Army Chaplain)

Chapter 7 - Ethics: An Ingredient in Effective Leadership
(Jerry D. VanVactor, Ft. Wainwright, Alaska US)

Chapter 8 - Political Leadership from a Gender Perspective
(Chiara Rollero, Filippo Rutto, and Norma De Piccoli, Department of Psychology, University of Turin, Italy)

Chapter 9 - The Gendered Image of Power: How Male and Female Leaders are Perceived
(Chiara Rollero and Norma De Piccoli, Department of Psychology, University of Turin, Italy)

Chapter 10 - The Curt Flood Effect and its Impact on Workplace Leadership
(Tony J. Gill, The Corporate Real Estate Department, Canadian Tire Corporation, Toronto, Ontario, Canada)

Chapter 11 - Entrepreneurial Leadership: The Dark Side Revisited (William L. Tullar and Dianne H.B. Welsh, Department of Management, Bryan School of Business and Economics, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC, USA)

Chapter 12 - Wisdom for the Common Good: Tales of Three Leaders (Shih-ying Yang, Department of Educational Policy and Administration
National Chi Nan University, Puli, Nantou, Taiwan)

Chapter 13 - Leadership is Dead, Long Live Leadership: A Shifting Paradigm
(Billy Brocato and Gene L. Theodori, Sam Houston State University, Department of Sociology, Huntsville, Texas, USA, and others)


      Social Justice, Equality and Empowerment
   Binding: ebook
   Pub. Date: 2013
   Pages: 7x10 - (NBC-C)
   ISBN: 978-1-62417-177-2
   Status: AV
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