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Leadership: Research Findings, Practice, and Skills
by:Andrew J. DuBrin
Offering a balance between theory and practice, Leadership: Research Findings, Practice, and Skills is a great study tool with a practical approach to leadership. The book was written by the renowned author and consultant, Andrew DuBrin, and combines up-to-date research and leadership applications. It covers various leadership settings, including small...
Offering a balance between theory and practice, Leadership: Research Findings, Practice, and Skills is a great study tool with a practical approach to leadership. The book was written by the renowned author and consultant, Andrew DuBrin, and combines up-to-date research and leadership applications. It covers various leadership settings, including small business and non-profit environments. It integrates skill-building exercises at the end of each chapter, along with case studies and activities to help reinforce learning. Students can access the companion site, which offers review materials, self assessments, and even theories and researches that are not included in the book. Leadership: Research Findings, Practice, and Skills (ISBN 9780547143965) features 15 concise chapters with topics ranging from the importance of leadership, essential traits of leaders, leadership behaviors and attitudes, as well as charismatic, transformational, and situational leadership styles. The book also discusses ethics, influence tactics, and encouraging / developing teamwork. There are chapters on motivational and coaching skills, conflict resolution, and strategic leadership, along with leadership in the cultural context. The last section talks about succession and leadership development. Author Andrew DuBrin is well known in the field of management and leadership education. He has taught courses and headed researches in various areas like organizational behavior, management, career management and leadership. He is a reputable personal consultant in management development and career management leadership, and has written numerous references on organizational behavior, impression management, and human relations. Other special features found in the book include role-play exercises that offer students a chance to practice what they learn, along with assessment quizzes and discussion questions (all retained from the earlier editions).
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