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Secrets of connecting leadership and learning with humor

Author: Peter M Jonas
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : ScarecrowEducation, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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"In Secrets of Connecting Leadership and Learning with Humor. Jonas explores how humor can enhance leadership performance and improve the learning environment. He uses research and brain-based concepts to build a theoretical foundation and provides practical components for connecting leadership, learning, and humor. Individuals must understand the theoretical nature of leadership before they can translate the  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter M Jonas
ISBN: 1578861519 9781578861514
OCLC Number: 54454537
Description: xi, 151 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction to humor, or, Make me laugh --
Purposes of humor, or, Humor is no laughing matter --
What is leadership, or, He ain't heavy, he's (she's) my leader --
Humor and the brain, or, Why slurpees give you brain freeze --
Humor and learning, or, That's not funny, it's teaching --
Four theories of humor, or, It makes sense in practice, but does it make sense in theory? --
Leadership and humor, or, Once you get people laughing, they'll listen to anything --
Leadership tools, or, If you only have a hammer then everything is a nail --
Humor and emotional intelligence, or, If it looks funny and feels funny, then it is funny --
Humor and the organizational environment, a management tool, or, He ain't funny, he's (she's) my boss --
Humor and team work, socialization, relationships, or, Team work is having others do my directive --
Humor and change, or, I'll change when hell freezes over --
Humor and the relationship to emotions, stress, and anxiety, or, What do you really mean by that? --
Humorous organizations, or, My school is a joke.
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