What's Wrong With Leadership? Leadership: Research and PracticeRoutledge #ad - It will help expand the horizons of how we think about and practice leadership. Presenting chapters on topics ranging from research methodology, and the role of the humanities in our understanding of leadership, gender and cross-cultural issues in leadership studies, the book represents a rigorous multidisciplinary collaboration.
Leadership practitioners and those who seek to develop leadership are concerned with whether they are using evidence-based best practices to develop leadership capacity in themselves and others. Are we indeed using best practices in the study, and development of leadership? This book seeks to draw attention to the limitations of extant work on leadership, practice, and to provide suggestions for a way forward.
What's Wrong With Leadership? Leadership: Research and Practice #ad - This is a must-read for graduate students studying leadership, teaches, and anyone who practices, leadership consultants and trainers, leadership scholars, or seeks to develop leadership.
The Adult Learner: The definitive classic in adult education and human resource developmentRoutledge #ad - On top of this, online material and added chapter-level reflection questions make this classic text more accessible than ever. A companion website with instructor aids for each chapter. Updates throughout the book to reflect the very latest advancements in the field. Understanding these principles is the cornerstone of increasing motivation and enabling adult learners to achieve.
This eighth edition has been thoughtfully updated in terms of structure, content, and style. Routledge. The resulting principles of a self-directed, experiential, problem-centered approach to learning have been hugely influential and are still the basis of the learning practices we use today. If you are a researcher, an adult learning practitioner, or involved in human resource development, training manager, practitioner or student in education, this is the definitive book in adult learning that you should not be without.
The Adult Learner: The definitive classic in adult education and human resource development #ad - The new edition includes: Two new chapters: Neuroscience and Andragogy, and Information Technology and Learning. How do you tailor education to the learning needs of adults? do they learn differently from children? How does their life experience inform their learning processes? These were the questions at the heart of Malcolm Knowles’s pioneering theory of andragogy which transformed education theory in the 1970s.
Handbook of Organizational Learning and Knowledge ManagementWiley #ad - Key areas of update in the new edition are: Resource based view of the firm Capability management Global management Organizational culture Mergers & acquisitions Strategic management Leadership Routledge. By bringing together the latest approaches from the leading experts in organizational learning & knowledge management the volume provides a unique and valuable overview of current thinking about how organizations accumulate 'knowledge' and learn from experience.
The fully revised and updated version of this successful Handbook is welcomed by management scholars world-wide.
Leading with Character and Competence: Moving Beyond Title, Position, and AuthorityBerrett-Koehler Publishers #ad - Leadership” he writes, “is the most engaging, inspiring, and deeply satisfying activity known to humankind. Clark’s insights are profound, and his passion is infectious. Through leadership we have the opportunity to progress, overcome adversity, change lives, and bless the race. Routledge. But too many books and development programs focus exclusively on skills.
As clark puts it, character is the core and competence the crust. This is a book for anyone, no matter where he or she is on the organization chart. In fact, it’s the most important applied discipline in the world. The success of any organization can be traced directly to leadership. A leader with character but no competence will be ineffective, while a leader with competence but no character is dangerous.
Leading with Character and Competence: Moving Beyond Title, Position, and Authority #ad - In reality, performance and ultimate credibility are based on a combination of character and competence. Fundamentally, stretch, he sees leadership as influence—leaders influence people “to climb, and become. You need character to influence positively and competence to influence effectively. Clark spotlights the four most important components of character and competence and offers a series of eloquent, inspiring, and actionable reflections on what’s needed to build each one.
The Steward Leader: Transforming People, Organizations and CommunitiesIVP Academic #ad - Whether in churches, not-for-profit ministries or in business the need for sound leadership is readily apparent. Drawing on his years of experience in development and fundraising and his extensive theological training, Scott Rodin offers a new paradigm--a transformational approach to leadership that is biblically sound, theologically rich and practically compelling.
Coach. How can any one person be everything? Scott Rodin brings unity and clarity to this confusing, demanding picture of leadership. Mentor. Entrepreneur. Visionary. Routledge. Everyone has a different idea of what a leader should be. Servant. He offers a comprehensive model that brings together a biblical understanding of holistic stewardship with the best in leadership studies.
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Steward Leadership in the Nonprofit OrganizationIVP Books #ad - Most approaches to nonprofit organizational leadership are borrowed from the for-profit sector. Steward leadership offers great hope for the transformation and effectiveness of nonprofit leadership for stakeholders, board members, executive directors and staff members. We need a new framework for nonprofit management that is rooted in historical precedent and biblical principles yet is also appropriate for the nonprofit context.
Steward Leadership in the Nonprofit Organization #ad - Nonprofit consultant and researcher Kent Wilson presents a comprehensive model for steward leadership, in which leaders act as stewards or trustees, never as owners. Scripture and history give concrete examples of stewards who manage resources on behalf of others for the good of others. Wilson applies this classical understanding of the steward to modern organizational management, defining and developing steward leadership as an alternative to its cousin, servant leadership.
Routledge. Designed by a nonprofit leader for nonprofit leaders, this fresh approach to leadership gives you a new focus to lead your organization with excellence. But these models are often inadequate to address the issues nonprofit leaders face.
Nonprofit Stewardship: A Better Way to Lead Your Mission-Based OrganizationFieldstone Alliance #ad - Used book in Good Condition. You'll discover: the eight characteristics of a mission-based steward; the various stewardship roles that exist in your not-for-profit, and your financial reporting; A refreshing new perspective on the relationship between funders and not-for-profits; Crisis management tools that really work; A stewardship self-assessment to use now as a starting point, and why each is essential in a well-functioning organization; Three surprising truths about your not-for-profit; The nine characteristics of a successful not-for-profit; Fifteen warning signs of trouble in your organization; Stewardship-rich ways to view your finances, your budgeting, and later as a reference point to measure your progress.
Author peter brinckerhoff, internationally known expert at helping not-for-profits get more mission for their money, explains why stewardship is the smart thing to do and how you can use it to transform your organization. End-of-chapter discussion questions reprise key points and reinforce important ideas.
Nonprofit Stewardship: A Better Way to Lead Your Mission-Based Organization #ad - Also recommended for donors, grantmakers, government agencies, and others who fund your work. Stewardship is a paradigm-shifting way to view your role, your funders, your staff, your board, and yourself. Dozens of real-world examples make this book relevant. In an environment of increasing competition and eroding trust, nonprofits are under pressure to up their ability to deliver on their mission.
Routledge. Understanding that the nonprofit is rooted in its ownership by the community helps break the boundaries of turf and fragmentation that prevent sustainable impacts.
The Board Book: An Insider's Guide for Directors and TrusteesW. W. Norton & Company #ad - The Board Book: An Insider's Guide for Directors and Trustees #ad - The strategies bowen relates throughout the book foster the collegiality and sense of purpose―more important in today’s turbulent times than ever before―that are integral to any effective board. By far the best book on corporate and institutional governance. Nicholas katzenbach, former attorney general of the United States In his new foreword to The Board Book, former Mellon Foundation and Princeton University president William G.
Routledge. Used book in Good Condition. Bowen brings his immense experience to bear on the most pressing questions facing boards of directors and trustees today: seeking collaborative relationships and placing a renewed emphasis on sustainable initiatives.
Organizational Ethics: A Practical ApproachSAGE Publications, Inc #ad - This book shows how readers can develop their ethical expertise and provides opportunities to practice problem-solving to defend their decisions. Whether your students want to pursue careers in business, public service, education, or the military, they will need a solid foundational understanding of ethics and the impact their decisions will have on their organizations and their own lives.
The revised fourth edition includes a new feature titled Contemporary Issues in Organizational Ethics and new case studies on current topics such as fake news, sexual harassment, and cultural appropriation. Used book in Good Condition. Each part of the book focuses on a different aspect of ethical organizational behavior, examining ethics at the individual, group, and organizational levels.
Organizational Ethics: A Practical Approach #ad - Bestselling author, Craig E. Routledge. Johnson, illustrates the best approaches for developing our ethical competence. Every industry must confront unethical behavior in the workplace. Self-assessments, reflection opportunities, and application projects allow students to practice their ethical reasoning abilities.
Organizational ethics: a practical Approach equips students with the knowledge and skills they need to make a positive difference in their workplace.
The Fifth Discipline: The Art & Practice of The Learning OrganizationDoubleday #ad - As senge makes clear, in the long run the only sustainable competitive advantage is your organization’s ability to learn faster than the competition. Broadway Business. Completely updated and revisedthis revised edition of Peter Senge’s bestselling classic, The Fifth Discipline, is based on fifteen years of experience in putting the book’s ideas into practice.
In the fifth discipline, senge describes how companies can rid themselves of the learning “disabilities” that threaten their productivity and success by adopting the strategies of learning organizations—ones in which new and expansive patterns of thinking are nurtured, collective aspiration is set free, and people are continually learning how to create results they truly desire.
Used book in Good Condition. The leadership stories in the book demonstrate the many ways that the core ideas in The Fifth Discipline, many of which seemed radical when first published in 1990, have become deeply integrated into people’s ways of seeing the world and their managerial practices. Mastering the disciplines senge outlines in the book will:• reignite the spark of genuine learning driven by people focused on what truly matters to them• Bridge teamwork into macro-creativity• Free you of confining assumptions and mindsets• Teach you to see the forest and the trees• End the struggle between work and personal time Routledge.
The Fifth Discipline: The Art & Practice of The Learning Organization #ad - It features a new foreword about the success peter senge has achieved with learning organizations since the book’s inception, Strategies, as well as new chapters on Impetus getting started, Leaders’ New Work, Systems Citizens, and Frontiers for the Future. The updated and revised currency edition of this business classic contains over one hundred pages of new material based on interviews with dozens of practitioners at companies like BP, and organizations like Roca, Ford, Saudi Aramco, Unilever, Oxfam, Intel, HP, and The World Bank.