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:
ISBN:
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The practical text presents the topic of leadership crisply & cogently--synthesizing a great deal of information in an easy-to-understand form.

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.

Organizational Communication

Author: Eric M. Eisenberg
Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education
ISBN: 1319070434
Size: 75.57 MB
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Organizational Communication covers the core theories and skills that organizational communication students need, sharing the very best of current scholarship, particularly as it relates to rapidly evolving topics like diversity, economics, and technology. Throughout, the book asks students to put what they're learning into practice, always considering both the enabling and constraining aspects of communication. Striking this balance between creativity and constraint helps people achieve their professional and personal goals. Perhaps the most notable addition to the new edition is a new co-author. Marianne LeGreco, from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. LaGreco is an Associate Professor in their Department of Communication Studies. Her expertise in organizational policy, community organizing, and the intersections of health and organizing add a new and exciting dimension to the text.

The Case Of The Missing Cutlery

Author: Kevin Allen
Publisher: Bibliomotion, Inc.
ISBN: 1629560251
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Kevin Allen, author of the Wall Street Journal best-selling The Hidden Agenda: A Proven Way to Win Business and Create a Following, is back, with a fabulously entertaining (and true) tale of a newly minted leader made buoyant during The Case of the Missing Cutlery: A Leadership Course for the Rising Star. As a young manager at an airline catering facility, Kevin had to find out why silverware was disappearing at a rapid clip. The route to solving this mystery of The Case of the Missing Cutlery results in Kevin learning to rise to the occasion, to become a leader who inspires followers and is able to rely on their hard work and support. Kevin has called upon this story countless times during his long career in advertising, and has shared it broadly on the BBC’s Radio 4 program, “Four Thought.” [This edition contains content previously published as The Buoyant Leader.]

Virtual Teams Mastering Communication And Collaboration In The Digital Age

Author: Terri R. Kurtzberg
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1440828385
Size: 60.41 MB
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To advance in today's workplace requires virtual team skills. Most individuals assume their face-to-face skills will translate, but competency with virtual communication and teamwork requires an entirely new set of skills. This book guides readers down the path to success. • Explains how virtual communication has significantly changed the way people interact and rewritten many aspects of the "rulebook" on how business is done • Defines how team dynamics change when the interaction shifts from in-person to electronic and how to correct for these tendencies to avoid unintended offense or misunderstanding • Instructs readers on building trust, addressing fairness, and dealing with conflict in an online environment • Provides relevant, instructive anecdotes based on the experiences of dozens of managers, allowing readers to learn from their real-world successes (and disasters)

Leading And Managing In Nursing

Author: Patricia S. Yoder-Wise
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323294227
Size: 56.47 MB
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Leading and Managing in Nursing, 6th Edition offers an innovative approach to leading and managing by merging theory, research, and practical application to better prepare you for the NCLEX® exam and the transition to the practice environment. This cutting-edge text is organized around the issues that are central to the success of professional nurses in today's constantly changing healthcare environment, including consumer relationships, cultural diversity, resource management, delegation, and communication. UNIQUE! Each chapter opens with The Challenge, where practicing nurse leaders/managers offer their real-world views of a concern related in the chapter, encouraging you to think about how you would handle the situation. UNIQUE! The Solution closes each chapter with an effective method to handle the real-life situation presented in The Challenge, and demonstrates the ins and outs of problem solving in practice. The Evidence boxes in each chapter summarize relevant concepts and research from nursing/business/medicine literature. Theory boxes highlight and summarize pertinent theoretical concepts related to chapter content. Research and Literature Perspective boxes summarize timely articles of interest and point out their relevance and applicability to practice. Separate chapters on key topic areas such as cultural diversity, consumer relationships, delegation, managing information and technology, legal and ethical issues, and many more. End-of-chapter Tips offer guidelines for applying information presented in the chapter. Numbered exercises challenge you to think critically about concepts in the text and apply them to real-life situations. Eye-catching full-color design helps engage and guide you through each chapter. Glossary alphabetically lists and defines all the boldfaced key terms from the chapters. Chapter Checklists provide a quick summary of key points and serve as a handy study tool. NEW! QSEN competencies incorporated throughout the text emphasize the importance of providing safe, high-quality nursing care. NEW! What New Graduates Say section at the end of each chapter provides you with a real-world perspective on the transition to clinical practice. NEW! Expanded content on legal and ethical issues, care delivery strategies, staffing, quality, and consumer relationships. NEW! Updated photos throughout the book maintain a contemporary and visually appealing look and feel.

Leadership Communication

Author: E. Bruce Harrison
Publisher: Business Expert Press
ISBN: 1606498096
Size: 47.55 MB
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My graduate students like this book’s real-world focus on public relations as a strategic role in the C-suite. —Ron Culp, professional director, Public Relations & Advertising graduate program, DePaul University; former Senior Vice President, Chief Communication Officer, Sears Leadership in Communication is a cogent, bright, easily readable definition of what corporate communicators do. More than that, it’s an uncommonly careful look at how strategic communication defines, drives, and creates value for a commercial enterprise—its employees, its owners, and those whom they serve. —James S. O’Rourke, IV, PhD, Professor of Management, Mendoza College of Business, University of Notre Dame The quality of leadership in any organization—business, social, military, and government—is enhanced or limited by the quality of its leadership communication. The authors assert that leadership is given force by strategic communication that produces results required in competitive conditions. For the professional in enterprise communication, this brings into focus two questions: What is the relevance of communication in the leadership process of reaching best achievable outcomes (BAOs)? And, how does the primary communication professional attain expert in uence and success in a leadership position? This book provides insights and guidance on functioning at the highest levels of the corpo rate communications profession.

Caring Enough To Lead

Author: Leonard O. Pellicer
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452280762
Size: 70.10 MB
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Discover the meaning of caring leadership and bring your school to a new level of excellence! The author examines what it means to be an effective, caring leader who develops meaningful bonds with staff members to establish common core values. This updated edition of a bestseller demonstrates the relationship between caring leadership and moral and ethical choices and expands on the power of caring leadership to transform schools. This revised edition provides veteran and aspiring leaders with: Two new chapters on the art of caring leadership Real-world examples that illustrate what leaders encounter each day Expanded reflective exercises in each chapter