Practicing Leadership: Principles and Applications

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Wiley, 2002 - Business & Economics - 246 pages
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With the Second Edition of  PRACTICING LEADRSHIP you can get the skills and knowledge you need to become a highly effective leader. Featuring contributions from a variety of disciplines, including psychology., management, communications, military science, the quality movement, political science, and philosophy, the text takes you on a unique journey through the key paradigms that have helped shape some of today's most widely respected world leaders.

Original essays by Stephen Covey, James Kouzes, Barry Posner, and John Pepper, along with profiles pf such real-world leaders as Nelson Mandela, Mother Theresa, John Wooden, Sam Walton, and Colin Powell, will help you understand how to develop your own personal set of leadership skills.

The Second Edition features:

  • A new chapter on "Practicing Leadership in a Multicultural Society"
  • New coverage of presidential leadership in Chapter 5
  • New profiles of Warren Buffet, Barry and Eliot, Oprah Winfrey, Martin Luther, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Lee Kuang Kew, King Hussein, Ceasar Chavez, Mohammed Ali, and others
  • Original essays by Stephen Covey, James Kouzes, Barry Posner, and John Pepper
  • Expanded chapters on Psychology, Management, Political Science, The Military, Communications, and Leadership Theory
  • Summaries of recently published leadership texts, including Gardner, Bennis, and Covey, with links to text chapters

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Arthur Shriberg is the Downing Professor of Management at Xavier University and a well-known leadership and management consultant. He has degrees from Columbia University (Ed.D), Boston University (M.A.), Xavier University (MBA) and the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania (B.A.). He has served as Vice President and/or Dean at four universities. He has assisted over fifty companies with various organizational challenges.

David Shriberg received his B.S. from Cornell University, his M.S. from Northeastern University, and is working on his Ph.D. at Northeastern. Mr. Shriberg is a school psychologist, writer, and diversity trainer in the greater Boston area.

Carol Lloyd is a professional writer and syndicated columnist who has been published in several well-known magazines, newspapers and journals.

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