Kegler Hill : Description : Team leadership model : Team effectiveness; Leadership decisions; Leadership actions -- How does the team leadership model work? Skills approach : Description : Three-skill approach : Technical skills ; Human skills ; Conceptual skills ; Skills model : Competencies ; Individual attributes ; Leadership outcomes ; Career experiences ; Environmental influences -- How does the skills approach work? To describe leadership as a trait is quite different from describing it as a process. The book provides a great historical context for the study of leadership, serving to inform the work of leadership moving forward. Adopted at more than 1600 institutions in 89 countries and translated into 13 different languages, this market-leading text successfully combines an academically robust account of the major theories and models of leadership with an accessible style and special emphasis on how leadership theory can inform leadership practice. Northouse uses a consistent structure for each chapter, allowing students to easily compare and contrast the various theories. There's nothing out there that even come close in terms of quality and comprehensiveness. Management is about seeking order and stability, leadership is about seeking adaptive and constructive change. These two common forms of leadership are called assigned leadership and emergent leadership.
Description: xxxii, 493 pages ; 23 cm Contents: 1. Don't teach leadership at any level without it. Case studies and questionnaires provide students with practical examples and opportunities to deepen their personal understanding of their own leadership style. Personal power includes referent and expert power. These factors, commonly called the Big Five, are the following, which have the tendency to: 1.
He suggested that personality traits could be used to distinguish leaders from nonleaders. It also can be read on Kindle or Ibook without any problem. The new edition also includes a new Ethical Leadership Style Questionnaire and new coverage on the dark side of leadership and destructive leadership. Transformational leadership : Description : Transformational leadership defined ; Transformational leadership and charisma ; A model of transformational leadership : Transformational leadership factors; Transactional leadership factors ; Nonleadership factor ; Other transformational perspectives : Bennis and Nanus; Kouzes and Posner -- How does the transformational leadership approach work? Preview text Chapter 1: Introduction Even after decades of dissonance, leadership scholars cannot come up with a common definition for leadership. .
Chapter 2: Trait approach Although the research on traits spanned the entire 20th century, a good overview of this approach is found in two surveys completed by Stogdill. Over the past 25 years, a consensus has emerged among researchers regarding the basic factors that make up what we call personality. It is a text that puts complex leadership theories into digestible forms for those unfamiliar with the language. Followership : Description : Followership defined ; Role-based and relational-based perspectives ; Typologies of followership : The Zaleznik typology ; The Kelley typology ; The Chaleff typology ; The Kellerman typology -- Theoretical approaches to followership : Reversing the lens ; The leadership co-created process ; New perspectives on followership : Followers get the job done; Followers work in the best interest of the organization's mission; Followers challenge leaders; Followers support the leader; Followers learn from leaders ; Followership and destructive leaders : Our need for reassuring authority figures; Our need for security and certainty ; Our need to feel chosen or special; Our need for membership in the human community; Our fear of ostracism, isolation, and social death; Our fear of powerlessness to challenge a bad leader -- How does followership work? Case studies are poised to help students inculcate theoretical learnings and prepare them for analyzing real-time situations. Yet the person assigned to a leadership position does not always become the real leader in a particular setting.
It summarizes key concepts and knowledge and explains how we got to where we are today in our understanding of leadership. Noble ; Doctor to the poor ; Servant leadership takes flight -- Leadership instrument : Servant leadership questionnaire -- 11. It is the influence capacity a leader derives from having higher status than the followers have. Some people are leaders because of their formal position in an organization, whereas others are leaders because of the way other group members respond to them. French and Raven identified five common and important bases of power: 1. It is a great book that gives you a broad-sweep overview of the various leadership theories and how you can apply those theories in real-life situations.
The trait perspective suggests that certain individuals have special innate or inborn characteristics or qualities that make them leaders, and that it is these qualities that differentiate them from nonleaders. To be effective, organizations need to nourish both competent management and skilled leadership. Power is the capacity or potential to influence. Leadership and management have both similarities and dissimilarities. Authentic leadership : Description : Authentic leadership defined ; Approaches to authentic leadership : Practical approaches; Theoretical approaches -- How does authentic leadership work? Adaptive leadership : Description : Adaptive leadership defined -- A model of adaptive leadership : Situational challenges ; Technical challenges ; Technical and adaptive challenges ; Adaptive challenges ; Leader behaviors ; Adaptive work -- How does adaptive leadership work? Servant leadership : Description : Servant leadership defined ; Historical basis of servant leadership ; Ten characteristics of a servant leader ; Building a theory about servant leadership -- Model of servant leadership : Antecedent conditions ; Servant leader behaviors ; Outcomes -- How does servant leadership work? Situational approach : Description : Leadership style ; Development levels -- How does the situational approach work? I tell students this is the most important book in our undergraduate Organizational Leadership major. The E-mail message field is required.
In organizations, there are two major kinds of power: 1. Position power includes legitimate, reward, and coercive power. If you are looking for a book that encourages critical thinking about leadership, this is the one. Moreover, he continually updates with cutting-edge topics and important issues facing leaders today. Trait approach : Description : Intelligence ; Self-confidence ; Determination ; Integrity ; Sociability ; Five-factor personality model and leadership ; Emotional intelligence -- How does the trait approach work? The process viewpoint suggests that leadership is a phenomenon that resides in the context of the interactions between leaders and followers and makes leadership available to everyone.
Adopted at more than 1600 institutions in 89 countries and translated into 13 different languages, this market-leading text successfully combines an academically robust account of the major theories and models of leadership with an accessible style and special emphasis on how leadership theory can inform leadership practice. I have always been impressed with the balance in his presentation of leadership theories, offering a section on strengths and criticisms in each chapter. All-in-all, this book is well-written, easy to read, and a must-have companion for management students of both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The text is an essential resource for faculty and for students at the undergrad, graduate, executive education, and doctoral levels. Case studies and questionnaires provide students with practical examples and opportunities to deepen their personal understanding of their own leadership.