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The leadership challenge

Author: James M Kouzes; Barry Z Posner
Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, ©2002.
Series: Jossey-Bass business & management series.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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When it was initially written in 1987, few could have predicted that The Leadership Challenge would become one of the best-selling leadership books of all time. Now, faced with the new challenges of our unpredictable global business environment, Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner--two of the country's premier leadership experts--have completely revised and updated their classic book. Building on the knowledge base of their  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James M Kouzes; Barry Z Posner
ISBN: 0787956783 9780787956783 0787968331 9780787968335
OCLC Number: 50055536
Description: xxviii, 458 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Part 1: What leaders do and what constituents expect --
1. The five practices of exemplary leadership --
2. Credibility is the foundation of leadership --
Part 2: Model the way --
3. Find your voice --
4. Set the example --
Part 3: Inspire a shared vision --
5. Envision the future --
6. Enlist others --
Part 4: Challenge the process --
7. Search for opportunities --
8. Experiment and take risks --
Part 5: Enable others to act --
9. Foster collaboration --
10. Strengthen others --
Part 6: Encourage the heart --
11. Recognize contributions --
12. Celebrate the values and victories --
Part 7: Leadership for everyone --
13. Leadership is everyone's business --
Appendix : guide to the research --
Notes --
Acknowledgements --
About the author --
Index.
Series Title: Jossey-Bass business & management series.
Responsibility: by James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner.
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When it was initially written in 1987, few could have predicted that The Leadership Challenge would become one of the best-selling leadership books of all time. Now, faced with the new challenges of our unpredictable global business environment, Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner--two of the country's premier leadership experts--have completely revised and updated their classic book. Building on the knowledge base of their previous books, the third edition of The Leadership Challenge is grounded in extensive research and based on interviews with all kinds of leaders at all levels in public and private organizations from around the world. In this edition, the authors emphasize that the fundamentals of leadership are the same today as they were in the 1980s, and as they've probably been for centuries. In that sense, nothing's new. Leadership is not a fad. While the content of leadership has not changed, the context has-and in some cases, changed dramatically.

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