The Leadership Challenge

The Leadership Challenge
Author: James M. Kouzes,Barry Z. Posner
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2017-03-30
Genre: Business & Economics
ISBN: 9781119278979

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The most trusted source of leadership wisdom, updated to address today's realities The Leadership Challenge is the gold-standard manual for effective leadership, grounded in research and written by the premier authorities in the field. With deep insight into the complex interpersonal dynamics of the workplace, this book positions leadership both as a skill to be learned, and as a relationship that must be nurtured to reach its full potential. This new sixth edition has been revised to address current challenges, and includes more international examples and a laser focus on business issues; you'll learn how extraordinary leaders accomplish extraordinary things, and how to develop your leadership skills and style to deliver quality results every time. Engaging stories delve into the fundamental roles that great leaders fulfill, and simple frameworks provide a primer for those who seek continuous improvement; by internalizing key insights and putting concepts into action, you'll become a more effective, more impactful leader. A good leader gets things done; a great leader aspires, inspires, and achieves more. This book highlights the differences between good and great, and shows you how to bridge the chasm between getting things done and making things happen. Gain deep insight into leadership's critical role in organizational health Navigate the shift toward team-oriented work relationships Motivate and inspire to break through the pervasive new cynicism Leverage the electronic global village to deliver better results Business is evolving at an increasingly rapid rate, and leaders must keep pace with the changes or risk stagnation. People work differently, are motivated differently, and have different expectations today—business as usual is quickly losing its effectiveness. The Leadership Challenge helps you stay current, relevant, and effective in the modern workplace.

The Student Leadership Challenge

The Student Leadership Challenge
Author: James M. Kouzes,Barry Z. Posner,Beth High,Gary M. Morgan
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 208
Release: 2013-04-16
Genre: Education
ISBN: 9781118599679

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Designed to be used with the The Student Leadership Challenge or the Student Leadership Practices Inventory, this workbook will help students go deeper into the actual practice of leadership, guiding them in better understanding and embodying The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership in a meaningful and relevant way. It includes activities and worksheets; a unit on taking, digesting, and understanding the Student Leadership Practices Inventory; and a section that helps students commit to and work on their leadership development in an ongoing way.

The Leadership Challenge Workshop Participant s Workbook

The Leadership Challenge Workshop  Participant s Workbook
Author: James M. Kouzes,Barry Z. Posner
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 176
Release: 2005-08-29
Genre: Business & Economics
ISBN: 9780787981303

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This Participant's Workbook is designed to accompany you on an exciting journey of self-discovery. Grounded in Kouzes and Posner's celebrated Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership model, the interactive pages help you to uncover the deeper meanings of: Model the Way Inspire a Shared Vision Challenge the Process Enable Others to Act Encourage the Heart

The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership

The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership
Author: James M. Kouzes,Barry Z. Posner
Publsiher: Pfeiffer
Total Pages: 12
Release: 2000-03-13
Genre: Business & Economics
ISBN: PSU:000047067059

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Lead ordinary people in accomplishing the extraordinary! How do you get others to follow you to places they've never been before? How do you get others, by free will and through free choice, to move forward together on a common purpose? Just how do you get others to want to do things that matter and make a difference? In The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership, Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner, authors of The Leadership Challenge and Credibility, uncover the fundamental practices that have enabled leaders to get extraordinary things done by studying the times when leaders performed at their personal best. The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership are: Challenging the Process Inspiring a Shared Vision Enabling Others to Act Modeling the Way Encouraging the Heart Learn how Kouzes and Posner have translated these five practices into behavioral statements so that managers and non-managers in public and private organizations can assess their skills and use the feedback of others to improve their own leadership abilities. Also includes the Ten Commandments of Leadership.

Christian Reflections on The Leadership Challenge

Christian Reflections on The Leadership Challenge
Author: James M. Kouzes,Barry Z. Posner
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 176
Release: 2009-04-20
Genre: Business & Economics
ISBN: 9780470730461

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Christian Reflections on The Leadership Challenge is a faith-based companion to the best-selling leadership book of all time--The Leadership Challenge. Grounded in Jim and Barry’s time-tested research, Christian Reflections on The Leadership Challenge describes their Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership ® --Model the Way, Inspire a Shared Vision, Challenge the Process, Enable Others to Act, and Encourage the Heart—and offers practical guidance and inspiring examples about how Christian leaders can have a powerful impact in their workplaces, communities, and congregations by bringing their faith into their leadership. In addition to Jim and Barry’s foundational wisdom, the book brings together five leaders who reflect on the Five Practices from a Christian perspective. John C. Maxwell, David McAllister-Wilson, Patrick Lencioni, Nancy Ortberg, and Ken Blanchard share insights and stories culled from personal experience and the lives of other Christian leaders who have accomplished extraordinary things in churches, communities, classrooms, and corporations. Their thoughtful reflections on the role of faith in leadership will propel leaders and aspiring leaders

The Leadership Challenge

The Leadership Challenge
Author: James M. Kouzes,Barry Z. Posner
Publsiher: Jossey-Bass
Total Pages: 442
Release: 1995-08-15
Genre: Business & Economics
ISBN: UOM:49015002288596

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Draws from surveys of 60,000 leaders and constituents at all organizational levels to identify and describe the recurring patterns and practices leaders use to turn challenges into successes.

Everyday People Extraordinary Leadership

Everyday People  Extraordinary Leadership
Author: James M. Kouzes,Barry Z. Posner
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2021-01-20
Genre: Business & Economics
ISBN: 9781119687016

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Learn how you can tackle everyday leadership challenges regardless of your title, position, or authority with this insightful resource A book about leadership for people who are not in formal or hierarchical leadership positions, Everyday People, Extraordinary Leadership provides readers with a comprehensive and practical approach to addressing leadership challenges, no matter the setting or circumstance. Esteemed scholars and sought-after consultants Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner adapt their trademark The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership® framework to today’s more horizontal workplace, showing people that leadership is not about where you are in the organization; it’s about how you behave and what you do. Everyday People, Extraordinary Leadership draws on the authors’ deep well of research and practical experience to cover key subjects: The essence of making a difference in any role, setting, or situation The difference between positions of authority and leadership The importance of self-development in leadership development This book is perfectly applicable and accessible for anyone who wants to improve their own leadership potential and who isn’t yet in an official leadership role. Everyday People, Extraordinary Leadership offers authoritative new insights, original case studies and examples, and practical guidance for those individuals who want to make a difference. You supply the will, and this book will supply the way.

The Leadership Challenge Workbook Revised

The Leadership Challenge Workbook Revised
Author: James M. Kouzes,Barry Z. Posner
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 160
Release: 2017-06-19
Genre: Business & Economics
ISBN: 9781119397564

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Essential, practical tools for implementing evidence-based leadership development The Leadership Challenge Workbook offers practical tools for applying The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership® in real-life business situations. As the companion to The Leadership Challenge, this workbook provides essential hands-on guidance for planning, implementation, people-management, and more. This new revised third edition has been updated to match The Leadership Challenge Sixth Edition text. It includes easy-to-use worksheets to simplify planning and collectively assemble into a clear blueprint for moving forward. By focusing on the notion of leadership development as a journey rather than an event, this interactive guide provides critical insight through a proven, systematic process. Implementing big ideas requires skillful change leadership—and any successful, sustainable change begins with thorough, practical planning. This workbook helps you map out a plan and put it into action, with tools that help clarify your thinking and translate your big ideas into concrete strategies. Streamline planning with practical, efficient worksheets Assemble a blueprint for effectively implementing your ideas Improve communication, strengthen commitment, and build trust Adopt a systematic approach to leadership to continue producing exemplary results The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership is a proven model backed by decades of research and data from over 4 million individuals. It is proven, practical, and evidence-based, and has helped leaders from around the globe improve their organizations' performance. With the need for quality leadership development at an all-time high, real-world application of proven models becomes critical; The Leadership Challenge Workbook gives you the hands-on tools you need to more effectively implement a robust, systematic approach.