Dynamics of Leadership in Public Service: Theory and Practice

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M.E. Sharpe, Jan 1, 2005 - Political Science - 499 pages
Eminently readable, current, and comprehensive, Dynamics of Leadership in Public Service sets a new standard for instruction in college and professional courses on leadership, management, and organizational effectiveness. The text is exceptionally well organized, with key sections on leader assessment, characteristics, behaviors, styles, leadership theory, and evaluation and development. The author's comprehensive leadership action cycle provides an easy-to-follow theme for the entire book.

Among the text's many features are:
--a focus on the public sector;
--more than 100 in-text exhibits (vignettes, cases, and examples) that illuminate key points;
--an original, reproducible 360-degree survey instrument on leadership assessment;
--end-of-chapter discussion questions and exercises.

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Contents

Leader Priorities Chapter
3
Technical performance
14
Follower development 3 Organizational alignment
15
Copyright

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Montgomery Van Wart is a professor and chair of the Department of Public Administration at the University of Central Florida.

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