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Leadership--magic, myth, or method?

Author: J W McLean; William Weitzel
Publisher: New York, NY : AMACOM, American Management Association, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Challenges basic assumptions about leadership, outlines important leadership principles, and explains six essential skills for leaders.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J W McLean; William Weitzel
ISBN: 0814450547 9780814450543
OCLC Number: 750774695
Description: xiv, 249 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Pt. 1. Understanding the Leadership Mystique: The Myths. Myth 1. Charisma Is a Necessary Leadership Quality. Myth 2. Leaders Can Never Be Wrong. Myth 3. Leadership Means Being Consistent. Myth 4. Leaders Should Always know the Goal in Advance. Myth 5. It Is Usually More Stressful to Lead Than to Follow. Myth 6. The Leader Must Be Able to Perform the Jobs of the Followers. Myth 7. A Leader in One Environment Should Lead in Others. Myth 8. Leadership Is an Opportunity Only for Those Who Have Strong Support From the "Higher-Ups" Myth 9. Followers Resent Being Manipulated. Myth 10. Leadership Is Often Incidental Because the Success or Failure of Most Group Efforts Is Determined by Outside Events. Myth 11. Leaders Are an Endangered Spedes. Myth 12. Leadership Is Just Too Complicated for Me --
Pt. 2. A Glimpse of Some Cardinal Leadership Studies. Study 1. Socratic Philosophy. Study 2. Murray/Maslow/Alderfer/McClelland. Study 3. Austrian School of Economics. Study 4. The Ohio State Studies. Study 5. Contemporary Models. Study 6. Philosophy of Choice --
Pt. 3. Six Leadership Principles. Principle 1. Leadership Begins With Greater Self-knowledge. Principle 2. Leadership Is Not Simply Good Management. Principle 3. Leadership Must Be Earned. Principle 4. Motivation Begins With the "G" Word --
Goal --
and Ends With the "P" Word --
Participation. Principle 5. Planning Is Not All There Is. Principle 6. Building Relationships Is a Leadership Imperative --
Pt. 4. The Six Leadership Skills. Skill 1. Situational Discretion. Skill 2. Communications. Skill 3. Motivation --
Try "Inward Marketing" Skill 4. Assessment of Risk and Related Fears. Skill 5. Unexpected Problem Solving-The MPM Revisited. Skill 6. Relationship Renewal --
Pt. 5. Application of Leadership Skills. Application Method 1. Recognition of Individual Potential. Application Method 2. The First Action Step Is Willingness. Application Method 3. Use the Four Dynamics of Leadership. Application Method 4. Taking Stock of Personal Considerations. Application Method 5. Applying the "Productivity Grid" to Assess Followers' Potential. Application Method 6. Generating Autotelism Through Ignition, Assimilation, and Empowerment --
Pt. 6. Leadership Priorities.
Responsibility: J.W. McLean and William Weitzel.

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