Learning to lead: the art of transforming managers into leaders

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Jossey-Bass, Aug 14, 1992 - Business & Economics - 234 pages
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Assume you're seriously interested in figuring our how to evaluate the many different approaches to leadership training. Fortunately, Jay Conger has provided a starting point.

Gain an insider's view of some of the most popular leadership development programs offered today. Learning to Lead offers human resource professionals, consultants, and executives personal insights into the role training plays in leadership development.

You'll learn:

  • The forces that foster leadership
  • Classic approaches to leadership training
  • Different feedback approaches
  • The future of leadership training

Turn your managers into effective leaders!

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Transforming Managers
Born or Made? Forces That Foster Leadership

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JAY A. CONGER is associate professor of organizational behavior at McGill University, Montreal, Canada. He consults to private and nonprofit organizations worldwide in the areas of organizational change, leadership development, and management education. His books include Spirit at Work, The Charismatic Leader (1989), and Charistmatic Leadership (with R. N. Kanungo and Associates, 1988), all from Jossey-Bass. GRETCHEN M. SPREITZER is an assistant professor of business administration at the University of Southern California. She is a recognized expert on empowerment and leadership. EDWARD E. LAWLER is a professor of business administration at the University of Southern California and founder and director of the Center for Effective Organizations. He was named by Business Week as one of the country's leading management experts.

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