Packed with interesting examples and real world leadership, this text helps the reader develop an understanding of theory while acquiring the necessary skills and insights to become effective leaders. It is written for courses teaching leadership theory and application. The Leadership Experience integrates recent ideas and practices with established scholarly research in a way that makes the topic of leadership come alive.
Richard L. Daft, PhD, the Brownlee O. Currey, Jr. Professor of Management in the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University. Professor Daft specializes in the study of organization theory and leadership. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Management and has served on the editorial boards of Academy of Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly and Journal of Management Education. He was the Associate Editor-in-Chief of Organization Science and associate editor of Administrative Science Quarterly. Professor Daft has authored or co-authored 12 books as well as dozens of scholarly articles, papers, and chapters. His work has been published in Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Management, Accounting Organizations and Society, MIS Quarterly, and many others. Professor Daft is currently completing a new book, THE EXECUTIVE AND THE ELEPHANT. An active teacher and consultant, Dr. Daft has taught management, leadership, organizational change, organizational theory, and organizational behavior. He has served as associate dean and managed a start-up enterprise. A well-known management consultant, he has assisted numerous well-know organizations, including the American Banking Association, Bridgestone, the National Transportation Research Board, Nortel, TVA, Pratt & Whitney, State Farm Insurance, Tenneco, United States Air Force, Central Parking System, Bristol-Myers Squibb, and Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Table Of Contents:
Part I: INTRODUCTION TO LEADERSHIP. 1. What Does It Mean to Be a Leader? Part II: RESEARCH PERSPECTIVES ON LEADERSHIP. 2. Traits, Behaviors, and Relationships. 3. Contingency Approaches. Part III: THE PERSONAL SIDE OF LEADERSHIP. 4. The Leader as an Individual. 5. Leadership Mind and Heart. 6. Courage and Moral Leadership. 7. Followership. Part IV: THE LEADER AS RELATIONSHIP BUIDER. 8. Motivation and Empowerment. 9. Leadership Communication. 10. Leading Teams. 11. Developing Leadership Diversity. 12. Leadership Power and Influence. Part V: THE LEADER AS SOCIAL ARCHITECT. 13. Creating Vision and Strategic Direction. 14. Shaping Culture and Values. 15. Designing and Leading a Learning Organization. 16. Leading Change.
|Book:||The Leadership Experience|
|Author:||Patricia G Lane Richard L Daft|
|Number of Pages:||528|
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