Specifically tailored to business students, this undergraduate textbook features a "how-to" approach and is filled with with current, lively examples and well-crafted learning tools. It takes readers from the kind of leradership they can exhibit in supervisory roles to the visionary leadership they must exhibit in management and executive roles.
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Introduction, 1 Approaches for Motivating Followers, Achieving Results, and Inspiring Change, Description and Operational Definition of "Leadership", What Is "Management"? Overview of the Literature on Organizational Leadership, Constraints on Leadership, Leadership Passages: Developing Leadership Skills Over Time, I TRADITIONAL THEORIES OF LEADERSHIP, 2 Understanding Theories of Organizational Leadership: The Causal-Chain Framework, Leader Behaviors and Styles, Some Examples of Pure Styles, Intervening and Moderating Variables, Performance Results, Conclusion, 3 From Early Managerial to Transactional Theories of Leadership: Collectivist Versus Individualist Approaches to Leadership, Three Classical Approaches to Management, Trait Theory, Behavioral Theory: Blake and Mouton, Contingency Theory: Hersey and Blanchard, Interaction and Interactive Process Theories, Conclusion