Dynamics of Leadership in Public Service: Theory and Practice

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M.E. Sharpe, 2011 - Business & Economics - 547 pages
Eminently readable, current, and comprehensive, Dynamics of Leadership in Public Service sets the standard for instruction in college and professional courses on leadership, management, and organizational effectiveness. The text is exceptionally well organizee, 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 theme. This text features: a focus on the public sector, more than 100 in-text exhibits (vignettes, cases, and figures) that illuminate key points, an original, reproducible 360-degree survey instrument on leadership assessment, and definitive, comprehensive references.
 

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Contents

1 Introduction
3
PART I LEADERSHIP THEORIES
39
PART II APPLYING THEORY
203
PART III DEVELOPING AND EVALUATING LEADERSHIP
427
Appendix A Assessment of Organizational Conditions and Leader Performance
477
Appendix B General Instructions for the Assessment of Organizational Conditions and Leader Performance
488
Synopsis
496
Appendix D Study of Local Government Managers
498
References
501
Index
528
About the Author
547
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