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Leadership in organizations

Author: Gary A Yukl
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Seventh editionView all editions and formats
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This book focuses on effective leadership in organizations through both theory and practice. It explains and critiques the major theories and studies that are most relevant and informative and reviews what we know about leadership effectiveness. The combination of theory and practice makes this text a useful resource for practicing managers who are looking for something more than superficial answers to difficult  Read more...
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Yukl, Gary A., 1940-
Leadership in organizations.
Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall, ©2010
(DLC) 2008039183
(OCoLC)247442428
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gary A Yukl
OCLC Number: 752876772
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 628 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction : the nature of leadership --
The nature of managerial work --
Perspectives on effective leadership behavior --
Participative leadership, delegation, and empowerment --
Dyadic Relations, attributions, and followership --
Power and influence --
Managerial traits and skills --
Early contingency theories of effective leadership --
Charismatic and transformational leadership --
Leading change in organizations --
Leadership in teams and decision groups --
Strategic leadership by executives --
Ethical, Servant, Spiritual, and Authentic leadership --
Gender, Diversity, and Cross-Cultural Leadership --
Developing leadership skills --
Overview and integration.
Responsibility: Gary Yukl.

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This book focuses on effective leadership in organizations through both theory and practice. It explains and critiques the major theories and studies that are most relevant and informative and reviews what we know about leadership effectiveness. The combination of theory and practice makes this text a useful resource for practicing managers who are looking for something more than superficial answers to difficult questions about leadership.

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