The Leadership Challenge: How to Make Extraordinary Things Happen in Organizations J-B Leadership Challenge: Kouzes/Posner

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Jossey-Bass #ad - The most trusted source of leadership wisdom, updated to address today's realities The Leadership Challenge is the gold-standard manual for effective leadership, grounded in research and written by the premier authorities in the field. People work differently, are motivated differently, and have different expectations today—business as usual is quickly losing its effectiveness.

A good leader gets things done; a great leader aspires, inspires, and achieves more. With deep insight into the complex interpersonal dynamics of the workplace, this book positions leadership both as a skill to be learned, and as a relationship that must be nurtured to reach its full potential. Gain deep insight into leadership's critical role in organizational health Navigate the shift toward team-oriented work relationships Motivate and inspire to break through the pervasive new cynicism Leverage the electronic global village to deliver better results Business is evolving at an increasingly rapid rate, and leaders must keep pace with the changes or risk stagnation.

The leadership challenge helps you stay current, relevant, and effective in the modern workplace. Engaging stories delve into the fundamental roles that great leaders fulfill, and simple frameworks provide a primer for those who seek continuous improvement; by internalizing key insights and putting concepts into action, you'll become a more effective, more impactful leader.

The Leadership Challenge: How to Make Extraordinary Things Happen in Organizations J-B Leadership Challenge: Kouzes/Posner #ad - . This book highlights the differences between good and great, and shows you how to bridge the chasm between getting things done and making things happen. This new sixth edition has been revised to address current challenges, and includes more international examples and a laser focus on business issues; you'll learn how extraordinary leaders accomplish extraordinary things, and how to develop your leadership skills and style to deliver quality results every time.

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Back to Human: How Great Leaders Create Connection in the Age of Isolation

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Da Capo Lifelong Books #ad - How can we change this culture?Schawbel offers a self-assessment called the "Work Connectivity Index" that measures the strength of team relationships. Based on dan schawbel's exclusive research studies -- featuring the perspectives of over 2, though vital and useful, 000 managers and employees across different age groups -- Back to Human reveals why virtual communication, actually contributes to a stronger sense of isolation at work than ever before.

. He also shares exercises, examples, and activities that readers can work on individually or as a team, which will help them increase personal productivity, be more collaborative, and become more fulfilled at work. Back to human ultimately helps you decide when and how to use technology to build better connections in your work life.

Back to Human: How Great Leaders Create Connection in the Age of Isolation #ad - It is a call to action to leaders across the world to make the workplace a better experience for all of us. Washington post bestsellera financial times book of the monthBack to Human explains how a more socially connected workforce creates greater fulfillment, productivity, and engagement while preventing burnout and turnover.

The next generation of leaders must create a workplace where teammates feel genuinely connected, engaged, and empowered -- without relying on technology.

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The Leader's Companion: Insights on Leadership Through the Ages

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Free Press #ad - This book serves as a guided introduction to the richly diverse perspectives on leadership throughout the ages and throughout the world. Modern masters of leadership such as james MacGregor Burns, John Kotter, and Warren Bennis join such leading practitioners as Max De Pree and Roger B. Smith in discussing contemporary issues in leadership theory and practice.

The Leader's Companion: Insights on Leadership Through the Ages #ad - Du bois provide a wide range of insights into the eternal practice and problems of leadership. Each of the selections, introduced by the editor, presents enlightening thoughts on a different aspect of leadership. Writings by plato, aristotle, Lao-tzu and others demonstrate that the challenges of leadership are as old as civilization.

. Machiavelli, Ghandi, Tolstoy, and W. E. B.

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The New Imperatives of Educational Change: Achievement with Integrity Routledge Leading Change Series Book 1

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Routledge #ad - Dennis shirley presents five new imperatives to guide educators and policymakers towards a re-thinking of what it means to teach effectively and to learn in depth. The interpretive imperative encourages mindful deliberation before acting on evidence in order to promote the integrity of a school community.

 . The new imperatives of educational change is a clarion call to move beyond the standardized testing and marketplace competition that have become pervasive in school systems to focus instead on creating the conditions that will encourage all students to become critical and independent thinkers. Finally, the existential imperative reminds us that students look to their teachers as role models who can dignify learning with meaning and embellish life with joy.

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The professional imperative describes new international research findings on promising pedagogies and curricula that propel learning in new directions. Visionary in its scope and practical in its details, principals, The New Imperatives of Educational Change is an indispensable road map for all teachers, and system leaders.

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Blue Latitudes: Boldly Going Where Captain Cook Has Gone Before

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Henry Holt and Co. #ad - He also explores cook the man: an impoverished farmboy who broke through the barriers of his class and time to become the greatest navigator in British history. By turns harrowing and hilarious, insightful and entertaining, BLUE LATITUDES brings to life a man whose voyages helped create the 'global village' we know today.

When cook set off for the Pacific in 1768, a third of the globe remained blank. In an exhilarating tale of historic adventure, the pulitzer prize-winning author of Confederates in the Attic retraces the voyages of Captain James Cook, the Yorkshire farm boy who drew the map of the modern world Captain James Cook's three epic journeys in the 18th century were the last great voyages of discovery.

He also relives cook's adventures by following in the captain's wake to places such as Tahiti, Savage Island, and the Great Barrier Reef to discover Cook's embattled legacy in the present day. Signing on as a working crewman aboard a replica of Cook's vessel, Horwitz experiences the thrill and terror of sailing a tall ship.

Blue Latitudes: Boldly Going Where Captain Cook Has Gone Before #ad - His ships sailed 150, 000 miles, from the Artic to the Antarctic, from Tasmania to Oregon, from Easter Island to Siberia. Tony horwitz vividly recounts Cook's voyages and the exotic scenes the captain encountered: tropical orgies, cannibal feasts, taboo rituals, human sacrifice. By the time he died in Hawaii in 1779, the map of the world was substantially complete.

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Visual Teams: Graphic Tools for Commitment, Innovation, and High Performance

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Wiley #ad - Visual teams shares best practices and uses visualization as a power tool for process improvement by providing teams with a common language for high performance. As teams become more and more global and distributed, visualization provides an important channel of communication—one that opens up the group's mind to improving work systems and processes by understanding relationships, interconnections, and big picture contexts.

Visual Teams: Graphic Tools for Commitment, Innovation, and High Performance #ad - The book: explores how any kind of team can draw on the principles and practices of creative design teams in the software, and information design professions Introduces the Drexler/Sibbet Team Performance™ Model and related tools—a system used throughout companies such as Nike, architectural, engineering, Chevron, Becton Dickinson, Genentech, best practices, and unique visual tools for becoming an innovative, and others Visual Teams presents a comprehensive framework, high-performance team.

Graphic tools and visual solutions for team building and development Visual Teams uses visual tools and methods to help teams—both face-to-face and virtual—reach high performance in today's work environment.

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The Power of Latino Leadership: Culture, Inclusion, and Contribution

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Berrett-Koehler Publishers #ad - She offers ten principles that richly illustrate the inclusive, people-oriented, socially responsible, and life-affirming way Latinos have led their communities. Leaders want to understand and motivate those they lead but may feel intimidated by the complex history and culture of Latinos in America. America grows more diverse by the day.

What does it take to lead such a varied and vibrant people who hail from twenty-two different countries and are a blend of different races? And what can leaders of all cultures and ethnicities learn from how Latinos lead? Juana Bordas takes us on a journey to the very heart and soul of Latino leadership.

This unprecedented book illustrates powerful and distinctive lessons that will inform leaders of every background. Bordas includes the voices and experiences of other distinguished Latino leaders and vivid dichos traditional sayings that illustrate positive aspects of the Latino culture. The power of latino Leadership helps the reader decode the coming America and the changing workforce.

The Power of Latino Leadership: Culture, Inclusion, and Contribution #ad - Ray suarez, and former host, senior correspondent, Talk of the Nation, PBS News Hour, NPR“Bordas has mentored generations of young Hispanics throughout her distinguished career. Embracing diversity, valuing people, taking action Over 50 million Latinos live in the United States, and it’s estimated that by 2050 one in three of the US population will be Hispanic.

Juana bordas has written a handbook for making sense of it all. Here she presents a compelling case for how the strengths Hispanics bring to the table…can infuse new life into leadership development for all of our country’s current and future leaders.

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The Age of Heretics: A History of the Radical Thinkers Who Reinvented Corporate Management J-B Warren Bennis Series Book 160

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Jossey-Bass #ad - He describes a heretic as a visionary who creates change in large-scale companies, balancing the contrary truths they can’t deny against their loyalty to their organizations. In this second edition of his bestselling book, author Art Kleiner explores the nature of effective leadership in times of change and defines its importance to the corporation of the future.

The Age of Heretics: A History of the Radical Thinkers Who Reinvented Corporate Management J-B Warren Bennis Series Book 160 #ad - . The age of heretics reveals how managers can get stuck in counterproductive ways of doing things and shows why it takes a heretical point of view to get past the deadlock and move forward.

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Leading Out Loud: A Guide for Engaging Others in Creating the Future J-B US non-Franchise Leadership Book 393

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Jossey-Bass #ad - Readers will see how to develop a Personal Leadership Communication Guide that supports any venue, through any media and in multiple cultures. The newest edition of the bestselling guide to authentic leadership communication Much has changed in the world since the original publication of Leading Out Loud, Terry Pearce's book on authentic leadership communication.

Readers, in any technology, stories and experiences that demonstrate success in authentic leadership communication, General Partner of Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and author of The Monk and The Riddle This new edition offers information, whatever the field or venue, leaders of any organization, and teachers at any level will find practical illustrations of how differences can be bridged with universal principles Foreword by Randy Komisar, local or global.

Leading Out Loud: A Guide for Engaging Others in Creating the Future J-B US non-Franchise Leadership Book 393 #ad - Pearce expands his exploration of the internal work necessary to create an honest and compelling vision. In the third edition of his classic book, Terry Pearce shows leaders in all sectors how to communicate their values and vision to inspire commitment. This completely revised and updated version of the bestselling classic is designed to meet the communication needs of today's leaders.

Now, more than ever, the development of a leader's message is as crucial to success as the delivery of that message. He emphasizes the deepening of emotional awareness necessary to inspire others This edition demonstrates how readers can find their authentic voices and articulate their messages with increasing confidence and empathy Some examples carry through across chapters, clarifying how one develops and strengthens the Personal Leadership Communication Guide over time The work presents new models that are applicable to the multi-cultural world in which we live.

. New examples, covering the range of today's multi-faceted communication, show the application of the sage advice Pearce offers.

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Leadership: Theory and Practice

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SAGE Publications, Inc #ad - Peter G. Case studies and questionnaires provide students with practical examples and opportunities to deepen their personal understanding of their own leadership.   . Northouse uses a consistent structure for each chapter, allowing students to easily compare and contrast the various theories. In this fully updated eight edition of leadership: Theory and Practice, a new chapter on Followership examines the central role followers play in the leadership process and unpacks the characteristics of both effective and ineffective followers.

The new edition also includes a new Ethical Leadership Style Questionnaire and new coverage on the dark side of leadership and destructive leadership. Adopted at more than 1600 institutions in 89 countries and translated into 13 different languages, this market-leading text successfully combines an academically robust account of the major theories and models of leadership with an accessible style and special emphasis on how leadership theory can inform leadership practice.

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Your Secret Self: Understanding yourself and others using the Myers-Briggs personality test The MBTI Personality Types Series Book 1

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Windhorse Books #ad - For example, if you have high scores on Introversion, Intuition. Can you ever learn to get along with each other? You may not become best friends, but least you can minimize needless conflicts by understanding each other’s personality type. Discover your secret self Take the Myers-Briggs test, score it, and find your type.

If they’re difficult, you’ll learn how to handle them without confrontation. Or you’ve taken the test and know your type but aren’t clear what the four letters mean. Her major field of study was Myers Briggs personality theory. Conflicts with others can’t always be avoided, especially when two personality types are completely different.

Your Secret Self: Understanding yourself and others using the Myers-Briggs personality test The MBTI Personality Types Series Book 1 #ad - N = intuition: preference for observing events to find their meaning. You may find estjs’ tireless pursuit of socializing tiresome, their thinking cold and unfeeling, their dependence on sensing functions unimaginative, and their judging attitude demanding. To understand the myers-briggs typology system, you need to know four pairs of personality functions—eight in all—and what they’re about.

The opposite type—estj—may consider your introversion boring, your intuition strange, your feelings overdone, and your casual approach to appointments frustrating. If they’re loved ones, you’ll find ways to get the best from your relationships. P = perceiving: tendency to be flexible and open-ended, without strong needs for completion.

J = judging: need for closure, punctuality, prompt decision-making.

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