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Gurus on leadership

Author: Thomas, Mark A. Publisher: Thorogood, 2006.Language: EnglishDescription: 164 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 1854183516Type of document: Book
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Book Europe Campus
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Print HD6951 .T46 2006
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Available 001174139
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Gurus on Leadership A Guide to the World's Thought-Leaders in Leadership Contents Introduction How to extract value from this book 1 2 ONE A taster of leadership - Where have all the leaders gone? A cautionary tale for today's times The Enron fallout Scandals everywhere! And so to Europe Positions of excellence diminish very rapidly A leadership crisis? But what about public sector values? A legitimate right to lead versus the 'I/me' agenda Private, public and political The problem's everywhere Tools and techniques versus character 5 5 6 8 10 13 16 18 22 25 30 TWO The Leadership Gurus John Adair - Action Centred Leadership (ACL) Warren Bennis - 'The Dean of leadership gurus' Robert Blake and Jane Mouton - The grid people Ken Blanchard - The one minute manager David Brent - aka Rickie Gervais A modern leadership icon 33 33 39 44 49 52 CONTENTS V Peter Drucker - Management by objectives Fred Fiedler - The contingency theory man Daniel Goleman - The emotional intelligence (EQ) man Paul Hersey - Situational leadership Manfred Kets de Vries - The psychology of leadership John Kotter - The leader and change James M Kouzes and Barry Posner Leadership and followership Nicolo Machiavelli - The Prince Abraham Maslow - The motivation man Douglas McGregor - The theory X and theory Y man (or carrot and stick approach) David McClelland - Achievement, affiliation and power motivation Tom Peters - The revolutionary leadership guru WJ Reddin - Three Dimensional Leadership Grid Tannenbaum and Schmidt - The leadership continuum Abraham Zaleznik - Leadership versus management 55 61 66 70 77 81 89 93 97 103 106 112 116 121 126 THREE The leadership tool box Some thoughts on leadership and managing The American Management Association's (AMA) core competencies of effective executive leaders Leadership skills and personal characteristics A useful checklist 131 131 150 154 FOUR Leadership quotes What some people have had to say about leadership 157 157 Vi GURUS ON L..EADERSHIP

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