Practicing Leadership: Principles and Applications, 2nd Edition

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This book examines traditional and contemporary approaches to leadership. Readers learn how to develop these leadership skills by analyzing how the leadership theories have been applied in current history. Recognized world leaders such as Mother Theresa, Martin Luther, several Presidents and Colin Powell offer their views and insights on what makes a leader.

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This book examines traditional and contemporary approaches to leadership. Readers learn how to develop these leadership skills by analyzing how the leadership theories have been applied in current history. Recognized world leaders such as Margaret Thatcher, Lee Iacocca, and President Jimmy Carter offer their views and insights on what makes a leader. Combines theory, examples, and skill-building exercises to create a realistic and practical approach to leadership.

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TAKE AN EXCITING JOURNEY THROUGH THE PARADIGMS OF LEADERSHIP

With the Second Edition of  PRACTICING LEADRSHIP you can get the skills and knowledge you need to become a highly effective leader. Featuring contributions from a variety of disciplines, including psychology., management, communications, military science, the quality movement, political science, and philosophy, the text takes you on a unique journey through the key paradigms that have helped shape some of today's most widely respected world leaders.

Original essays by Stephen Covey, James Kouzes, Barry Posner, and John Pepper, along with profiles pf such real-world leaders as Nelson Mandela, Mother Theresa, John Wooden, Sam Walton, and Colin Powell, will help you understand how to develop your own personal set of leadership skills.

The Second Edition features:

  • A new chapter on "Practicing Leadership in a Multicultural Society"
  • New coverage of presidential leadership in Chapter 5
  • New profiles of Warren Buffet, Barry and Eliot, Oprah Winfrey, Martin Luther, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Lee Kuang Kew, King Hussein, Ceasar Chavez, Mohammed Ali, and others
  • Original essays by Stephen Covey, James Kouzes, Barry Posner, and John Pepper
  • Expanded chapters on Psychology, Management, Political Science, The Military, Communications, and Leadership Theory
  • Summaries of recently published leadership texts, including Gardner, Bennis, and Covey, with links to text chapters

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