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How can managers bring about optimum performance from the individuals in their organizations? What leadership techniques produce the most effective organizations? This book examines the theory and practice of the dynamic and innovative style of transformational leadership. The transformational leader encourages followers by acting as a role model, motivating through inspiration, stimulating intellectually, and giving individualized consideration to their needs and goals. Chapters explore how transformational leadership affects important issues in today′s organizations such as delegation, teamwork, decision making, total quality management and corporate reorganization.
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Bruce J. Avolio
Marion B. Ingersoll Professor, Executive Director, Center for Leadership and Strategic Thinking
Michael G. Foster School of Business, University of Washington
Dr. Avolio has an international reputation as a researcher and practitioner in leadership. He has consulted with public and private organizations in North and South America, Africa, Europe, and Southeast Asia, as well as in Australia, New Zealand, Saudi Arabia and Israel. His research and consulting includes work with the militaries of the United States of America, Singapore, Sweden, Finland, Israel, and South Africa.
Dr. Avolio is a fellow of the Academy of Management, American Psychological Society, American Psychological Association and the Gerontological Society. He is the former President of the Society for Human Resource Management Foundation and the Organizational Behavior Division of the Academy of Management.
Dr. Avolio has published 10 books and over a 125 articles on leadership and related areas. His books include Transformational and Charismatic Leadership: The Road Ahead (Elsevier Science, 2002), Full Leadership Development: Building the Vital Forces in Organizations (Sage Publications, 1999), and Developing Potential Across a Full Range of Leadership: Cases on Transactional and Transformational Leadership (Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2000). His newest books are Leadership Development in Balance: Made/Born (Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, February 2005), The High Impact Leader: Moments Matter in Authentic Leadership Development (McGraw-Hill 2006) and Psychological capital: Developing the human competitive edge (Oxford Press, 2007) with Fred Luthans and Carolyn Youssef.
Dr. Avolio has worked with government agencies on national leadership development projects, and with governments at the state and local level. His current projects include:
Dr. Avolio’s latest interest and presentations focus on the following:
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