Leadership: Theory, Application, Skill Building

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South-Western College Pub., 2001 - Leadership - 536 pages
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This text employs a unique three-pronged approach of theory, application, and skill development to create the most practical leadership book on the market. It covers all of the traditional theory along with cutting-edge leadership topics. Applications develop critical thinking skills about the concepts. Proven skill-building exercises foster leadership skills that can be used in professional and personal lives. This three-pronged approach offers the greatest variety of learning material to meet each student's unique needs.

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Contents

PART ONE INDIVIDUALS AS LEADERS
14
PART TWO TEAM LEADERSHIP
164
PART THREE ORGANIZATIONAL LEADERSHIP
328
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About the author (2001)

Robert N. Lussier is Professor of Management at Springfield College. Having taught management for more than 25 years, he has developed innovative and widely copied methods for applying concepts and developing skills that can be used personally and professionally. A prolific writer, Dr. Lussier has more than 350 publications to his credit, including other best selling textbooks (such as Management Fundaments: Concepts, Applications, Skill Development, also by South-Western/Cengage) and articles published in Academy of Entrepreneurship Journal, Business Horizons, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Journal of Management Education, Journal of Small Business Management, Family Business Review, and Journal of Small Business Strategy and many others. He served as founding director of Israel Programs and taught courses in Israel. His international experience also stretches to Namibia and South Africa. He holds a bachelor of science in business administration from Salem State College, master's degrees in education and business administration from Suffolk University, and a doctorate in management from the University of New Haven.

Christopher F. Achua is a full professor in the Department of Business and Economics at the University of Virginia's College at Wise. Dr. Achua has been teaching strategic management, leadership and other related courses for almost two decades, and he has an active scholarship record of presenting papers at regional and national conferences. A consultant to a variety of for-profit and not-for-profit organizations, Achua has served on several boards. He served as founding director of two business programs at UVA-Wise - the Small Business Institute (SBI) and the Center for Entrepreneurship, Leadership & Service (CELS). He received his undergraduate degree in business administration and accounting from the University of Sioux Falls, South Dakota; his MBA from the University of South Dakota; and his doctorate from the United States International University in San Diego, California.

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