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|A Company of Leaders: Five Disciplines for Unleashing the Power in Your Workforce - POD|
|To be successful in today's business environment, organizations need the knowledge, ideas, energy, and creativity of every employee. The best companies accomplish this by turning themselves into a company of leaders--an organization in which employees at every level take the initiative and act as though the business where their own. Gretchen M. Spreitzer and Robert E. Quinn draw on ten years of empirical research to show how employee empowerment can transform a workforce and create a very real competitive advantage. They describe five key disciplines that help empower employees to take initiative, be more innovative, engage in transformational change, and act as leaders. And they provide real-life examples specific tools and strategies that will help you to put those disciplines to work in your own organization.|
A Book in the University of Michigan Business School Series
|Jossey-Bass - WILEY||H||ISBN: 0787955833||PGS: 0||List: 39.95 YOUR PRICE: 37.95|
|Accountable Leadership: A Resource Guide for Sustaining Legal, Financial, and Ethical Integrity in Today's Congregations, Revised an|
|With reports of financial impropriety and clergy misconduct making headlines, accountable leadership and sound management practices have become priority concerns in congregations of every faith. Accountable Leadership speaks to congregation leaders, both clergy and laity, and to individuals who love the worshiping community and seek the tools that can enable everyone in it to better care for one another. |
This is a practical compAndium of resources for creating and managing a sound, effective, and fair congregation. This new edition has been extensively revised and updated to include contemporary topics such as disturbing trAnds in reduced giving, new church-state issues, clergy misconduct and troublesome members, and legal issues associated with the congregation's role as employer and provider of pastoral counseling.
CONTENTS: One: Becoming an Accountable Leader@p1. Courage and the Responsibilities of Leadership@p2. What the Law Requires@p3. The Role of the Governing Board@pTwo: Accountability, Administration, and the Shared Life of the Congregation@p4. Developing Life-Support Systems for the Corporate Body@p5. Responsible Financial Management@p6. Employment Practices That Safeguard Communal Values@p7. Contracting with Service Providers from Inside and Outside the Congregation@pThree: TAnding to Invisible Wounds Within the Congregation@p8. Zero Tolerance for Abusive Behavior@p9. Preventing Clergy Misconduct@p10. Healing the Wounded Congregation
|Jossey-Bass - WILEY||S||ISBN: 0787903647||PGS: 238||List: 29.95 YOUR PRICE: 28.45|
|Action Learning: How the World's Top Companies are Re-Creating Their Leaders and Themselves - POD|
|A Strategic Boot Camp for Leadership Development "David Dotlich has worked with top management of the best companies to deliver Action Learning programs for over fifteen years. His insights into how leaders develop and his experience as a coach and executive are captured in this excellent book." --Arnold Kanarick, executive president and chief human resources officer, The Limited Plug into a dynamic leadership development process custom made for today?s rapidly changing, technology-driven business environment. Unlike traditional classroom-style programs, Action Learning engages managers in emotionally intense, team-oriented experiences that directly address the immediate strategic needs of the organization. Here, authors Dotlich and Noel detail the many Action Learning sessions they?ve conducted at Shell, Ameritech, Citibank, and other leading corporations that have used Action Learning to quickly and successfully implement a variety of tactical and quantum change initiatives. Readers benefit from a clearly defined framework they can use to construct an Action Learning program of their own--a program that gives companies the power to re-create themselves by first re-creating their leaders.|
CONTENTS: Part One: Action + Learning = Change@p1. The Action Learning Framework@p2. Stories of Action Learning in Action: Three Types of Action Learning@p3. Why Change? Rising to the Challenges of the New Business World@pPart Two: Putting Action Learning to Work@p4. You Can't Buy Leadership: Transforming Leaders in Place@p5. Growing Global Leaders@p6. Breaking the Boundaries Between Functions and Business Units@p7. Reconceptualizing the Business@p8. Releasing Fresh Thinking and IndepAndent Action@p9. For Companies to Learn to Change, People Must Learn to Change@p10. Fusing Technology and the Business@p11.Removing the Barriers Between Customer and Company@p12. Reaching to the Future@pResources@pA. RecommAnded Readings@pB. Action Learning Examples
|Jossey-Bass - WILEY||H||ISBN: 0787903493||PGS: 0||List: 45.00 YOUR PRICE: 42.75|
|Alpha Leadership: Tools for Business Leaders Who Want More from Life - POD|
|This is a book for 21st Century leaders. The authors are offering approaches to reduce stress and to promote satisfaction at a time when this seems impossible for most people struggling to make sense of the workplace and its demands:|
76% of managers want to spend more time with their families
50% say they feel too mentally and physically exhausted to do anything but work or sleep
30% say their lives are out of control
one in five say they are too stressed to enjoy their lives at all
Many of the leadership skills (such as emotional intelligence, weak signal management, mental agility) that are key to success in today's corporate world are not taught in business schools, are rarely discussed by business academics, nor are they recognised within corporations as they recruit, promote and train their staff. Business conversation is all about the war for talent - and yet the solutions presented are all "outside-in" (i.e. what the corporation needs to do to ensure people stay, to "make" their values align, to retain them) rather than "inside-out" (i.e. alignment of individual's sense of purpose with how they spend their time, the fit of their skills to the demands of their job, and so on).
Alpha Leadership seeks to redress these imbalances.
The book is constructed around a new and simple model of leadership. The authors call this, 'Alpha leadership', which consists of three main axes: Anticipate, Align and Act. They have derived this model from their extensive experience of leadership development in the US and Europe, during a period of rapid adaptation to the digital economy. The authors argument is that traditional approaches to leadership, leadership as it is taught in the business schools and the criteria assigned to it by corporate promotion and appraisal systems, focus exclusively on 'action', and take little or no account of the crucial importance of anticipation and alignment. This is of increased concern since the skills most likely to generate success for leaders in today's networked, knowledge-based and unpredictable business environment are precisely those most often ignored.
This emphasis on action without its preliminaries of anticipation and alignment is also a paradox, since without effective anticipation and alignment, action is likely to be inefficient, ineffective, and unsustainable. The book is aimed at an "inside-out" view of leadership: starting with the individual and his/her sense of purpose and values, rather than the more typical approach to leadership writing which adopts an "outside-in" view, holding up models and examples of other leaders to emulate with little or no clue of how to go about doing so, or indeed whether or not this would be an appropriate model in the reader's specific context.
Alpha Leadership is designed as a pragmatic "how to" book, derived from the authors experience of one-to-one executive coaching - with tools, approaches and frameworks to support leaders in progressing in their careers, while also maintaining a sense of balance and purpose in their lives. Each chapter starts with a "parable" or story - a very readable analogy from completely different fields of study that is used to shed light on the issues and problems facing leaders in the business environment. The authors then move to a section on "sense making" (avoiding blue sky theorising in favour of practical, down-to-earth interpretation and real life business examples). Finally the authors include relevant tools/frameworks to help the readers apply what they have read in their every day business lives.
CONTENTS: PART I: ANTICIPATE.@p@pDetecting Weak Signals.@p@pDeveloping Mental Agility.@p@pFreeing Up Resources.@p@pPART II: ALIGN.@p@pLeading through embodiment.@p@pTask through Relationship.@p@pCreating Cultures that can Act.@p@pPART III: ACT.@p@p80:20 Leadership.@p@pReady, Fire, Aim.@p@pDogged Pursuit (and knowing when to stop).@p@pConclusion.@p@pAlpha Leaders Website.@p@pBiographies.
|Wiley||H||ISBN: 0470844833||PGS: 244||List: 75.00 YOUR PRICE: 71.25|
|Ask and You Shall Receive: A Fundraising Training Program for Religious Organizations and Projects Set, Leader's Manual - POD|
|Fundraising expert Kim Klein has trained thousands of groups and individuals to cultivate assets that make good works possible. The Ask and You Shall Receive training package is a do-it-yourself, start-to-finish program on jumpstarting fundraising efforts. A peer-led program designed for use with its companion Participant Manual, the Ask and You Shall Receive Leader Manual walks you through the most common fundraising scenarios with dependable information, methods, prompts, and preparation guidelines. Realistic time allowances keep the training within reach of busy volunteers.|
CONTENTS: FUNDRAISING BASICS.@p@pWho Gives and Why?@p@pWhat Do You Think about Money?@p@pWhat You Need Before You Begin Raising Money.@p@pCompleting the Case Statement.@p@pThe Role of Volunteers in Fundraising.@p@pCHOOSING THE APPROPRIATE STRATEGY.@p@pOverview of Fundraising Strategies and Their Uses.@p@pSpecial Events.@p@pThe Wide World of Mail.@p@pThe Direct Mail Package.@p@pJudicious Use of the Telephone.@p@pPlanning Major Gifts Campaigns.@p@pApproaching Prospects for a Major Gift.@p@pCREATING A FUNDRAISING PLAN.@p@pCreating a Budget.@p@pPutting It Altogether in a Fundraising Plan.@p@pBibliography.@p@pBiography of Kim Klein.
|Jossey-Bass - WILEY||S||ISBN: 0787951307||PGS: 176||List: 22.95 YOUR PRICE: 21.80|
|Aspirations of Greatness: Mapping the Mid-Life Leaders Reconnection to Self and Soul - POD|
|ASPIRATIONS of Greatness|
Mapping the Midlife Leader's Reconnection to Self and Soul
We often assume that money and success bring fulfillment. But achievement, especially in business, has its costs. Read the statements below and see if they apply to you:
* I refuse to live according to other people's values
* I'm eager to get in touch with my true talents-and use them
* I want to dedicate my life to the goals that really matter to me
* I'm ready for a genuine spiritual journey
* I want to feel closer to my spouse and loved ones
* I'm ready for a big change in my life
If you found yourself nodding in agreement while reading any of the above lines, then Aspirations of Greatness can help you. Backed by research from in-depth interviews and retreats with 500 CEOs, its principles apply to anyone who has attained outward success but remains unfulfilled.
The author presents the true stories of eight "successful" leaders in business and other fields as they face their disillusionment and embark on a journey toward a more rewarding life. These stories of individual growth and transformation will personalize and illuminate your inner journey to "aliveness" and fulfillment. The proven strategies in this book will guide you toward inner peace and joy; healthier, more intimate relationships with your loved ones; and a passionate reconnection with the ultimate purpose of your life.
"Aspirations of Greatness will make a midlife crisis a small bump in the road. It will help you move from disillusionment to destiny in a way that makes aging a delight."
-Ken Blanchard, coauthor of The One Minute Manager and Leadership by the Book
"Aspirations of Greatness beautifully explains how the 'upward' path toward greatness must first go 'downward' through the soul."
-Laurie Beth Jones, author of Jesus, CEO; The Path; and Jesus, Inc.
CONTENTS: Preface.@p@pAcknowledgments.@p@pIntroduction.@p@pI: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE BROKEN.@p@p1: The Author s Rise and Fall.@p@p2: The Betrayed Executive.@p@p3: The Breakaway Entrepreneur.@p@p4: The Professional.@p@p5: The Family Business Heir.@p@p6: The Maverick.@p@p7: The Small Company Partner.@p@p8: The Minister.@p@pII: MIDLIFE MELTDOWNS.@p@p9: Commitment, Focus, Success.@p@p10: Disillusionment and Breakdowns.@p@p11: Denial, Diversions, Escapes, Explosions.@p@p12: The Edge, Numbness, and Breakthroughs.@p@pIII: UNDERSTANDING THE SOUL.@p@p13: Understanding the Soul Introduction.@p@p14: Our Inner Advisors.@p@p15: The Sovereign.@p@p16: The Warrior.@p@p17: The Magician.@p@p18: The Lover.@p@p19: Energy.@p@pIV: ALIVENESS.@p@p20: Transformation.@p@p21: Surrender, Gratitude, Action.@p@p22: Greatness.@p@pAppendix A: Research Summary.@p@pAppendix B: Leadership Skills and Shadows Assessment.@p@pAppendix C: Clean Talk A Model for Dealing with Conflict.@p@pAppendix D: OnCourse International Retreats and Coaching.@p@pNotes.@p@pIndex.
|Wiley||H||ISBN: 0471443980||PGS: 352||List: 55.00 YOUR PRICE: 52.25|
|Authentic Leadership: Rediscovering the Secrets to Creating Lasting Value - POD|
|In the wake of continuing corporate scandals there have been few, if any, CEOs that have stepped forward as models of "doing things right"—except the former chairman and CEO of Medtronic, Bill George. George has become the unofficial spokesperson for responsible leadership—in business, the media, and academia. |
In Authentic Leadership Bill George makes the case that we do need new leaders, not just new laws, to bring us out of the current corporate crisis. He persuasively demonstrates that authentic leaders of mission-driven companies will create far greater shareholder value than financially oriented companies. During George's twelve-year leadership at Medtronic, the company's market capitalization soared from $1.1 billion to $460 billion, averaging 35% per year.
George candidly recounts many of the toughest challenges he encountered -- from ethical dilemmas and battles with the FDA to his own development as a leader. He shows how to develop the five essential dimensions of authentic leaders—purpose, values, heart, relationships, and self-discipline. Authentic Leadership offers inspiring lessons to all who want to lead with heart and with compassion for those they serve.
Bill George helps readers answer vital questions such as: What should I do when my personal values conflict with company business values? How do I make trade-offs between the needs of my customers, my employees, and my company's shareholders? Do I really want to devote my talents to business? Authentic Leadership provides a tested guide for character-based leaders and all those who have a stake in the integrity and success of our corporations.
CONTENTS: Foreword by Warren Bennis.@pPreface: A New Generation of Leaders.@pIntroduction: Where Have All the Leaders Gone?@pPart One: Becoming an Authentic Leader.@pLeadership Is Authenticity, Not Style.@pThe Transformation of Leaders.@pLeading a Balanced Life.@pPart Two: Building an Authentic Company.@pMissions Motivate, Dollars Don't.@pValues Don't Lie.@pIt's the Customer, Stupid!@pIt's Not Just the CEO.@pWhose Bottom Line: Customers or Shareholders?@pPart Three: In the Crucible of the Market.@pSeven Deadly Sins: Pitfalls to Growth.@pOvercoming Obstacles: Nothing Can Stand in Your Way.@pEthical Dilemmas: When in Rome, Don't Follow the Romans.@pInnovations from the Heart.@pAcquisitions Aren't Just About Money.@pShareholders Come Third.@pPart Four: Beyond the Bottom Line.@pGovernance Is Governance.@pSticking Your Neck Out.@pPreparing for Succession . . . and Moving On.@pEpilogue: If Not Me, Then Who? If Not Now, When?@pMedtronic Financial Results.
|Jossey-Bass - WILEY||H||ISBN: 0787969133||PGS: 0||List: 29.95 YOUR PRICE: 28.45|
|Big Shots, Business the Bill Gates Way: 10 Secrets of the World's Richest Business Leader, - POD|
|Brought completely up to date for this new edition, Business The Bill Gates Way not only reveals the secrets of Gates' remarkable success but also draws out the universal lessons and identifies strategies that can be applied to any business or career. From hiring very smart people to loving what you make, and from crushing your competitors to never, ever taking your eye off the ball, Business The Bill Gates Way reveals the secrets of phenomenal success.|
CONTENTS: Acknowledgments.@p@pBill Gates Revisited...@p@pThe Life and Times of Bill Gates.@p@pBe in the Right Place at the Right Time.@p@pFall in Love with the Technology.@p@pTake No Prisoners.@p@pHire Very Smart People.@p@pLearn to Survive.@p@pDon't Expect Any Thanks.@p@pAssume the Visionary Position.@p@pCover All the Bases.@p@pBuilt a Byte-Sized Business.@p@pNever, Ever, Take Your Eyes Off the Ball.@p@pHow to Get Rich the Bill Gates Way.@p@pLast Word.@p@pIndex.
|Capstone - WILEY||S||ISBN: 1841121487||PGS: 192||List: 24.95 YOUR PRICE: 23.70|
|Building Character: Strengthening the Heart of Good Leadership - POD|
|Building Character is written for leaders who understand their responsibility to develop authentic leaders within their organizations. Without presenting an overarching moral code or a prescriptive code of behavior, this book offers leaders and managers a practical model complete with the tools, information, and processes to develop character in leaders at all levels. The author explains the role character plays in leadership success and effectiveness and outlines how character can be developed through the Five E's—Example, Education, Experience, Evaluation, and Environment. |
CONTENTS: Preface.@pAcknowledgments.@pAbout the Author.@p1. Character and Leadership.@p2. Five Influential Attributes.@p3. Example.@p4. Experience.@p5. Education.@p6. Environment.@p7. Evaluation.@p8. Next Steps.@pAppendix A: Personal Values.@pAppendix B: Assessing Leadership Character.@pAppendix C: A Checklist of Good Leader Behaviors.@pAppendix D: Leadership Character Scenarios.@pAppendix E: Integrated Plan for Developing Leadership Character.@pReferences and Suggested Readings.@pIndex.@pAbout the Center for Creative Leadership.
|Jossey-Bass - WILEY||H||ISBN: 0787981516||PGS: 224||List: 38.00 YOUR PRICE: 36.10|
|Building Leaders: How Successful Companies Develop the Next Generation - POD|
|Base your leadership development programs on proven-to-work techniques. In Building Leaders, authors Conger and Benjamin examine the very best practices of American and foreign companies to present a comprehensive plan for developing leadership talent at every organizational level. Here, readers will find an in-depth presentation of the specific skill sets that individual managers need in order to lead. They'll also discover which organizational values promote leadership, examine successful strategic interventions, and see what a successful leadership plan looks like. Equally illuminating is the section on plans that are destined to fail, along with the section on the future of leadership that shows readers how to design development programs that are most likely to last.|
CONTENTS: Preface.@p@pThe Authors.@p@pThe New Imperative: Building Effective Leaders Throughout the Company.@p@pOUT OF THE CLASSROOM, INTO THE TRENCHES: EVALUATING APPROACHES TO CORPORATE LEADRERSHIP DEVELOPMENT.@p@pDeveloping the Individual Leader.@p@pHow National Australia Bank Develops Leaders.@p@pSocializing Company Vision and Values.@p@pHow Federal Express and PepsiCo Socialize Vision and Values.@p@pStrategic Leadership Initiatives.@p@pErnst Young's Leadership 2000 Strategic Leadership Initiative.@p@pTHE FUTURE IS NOW: BUILDING TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY LEADERS.@p@pAction Learning: The New Paradigm for Leadership Development.@p@pWhat Matters: Competencies for the New Century.@p@pReferences.@p@pIndex.
|Jossey-Bass - WILEY||S||ISBN: 0787944696||PGS: 0||List: 47.00 YOUR PRICE: 44.65|
|Career Imprints: Creating Leaders Across An Industry - POD|
|Based on her research of 800 biotechnology companies and 3,200 biotechnology executives, Harvard Business School professor Monica Higgins discovered that one firm–Baxter–was the breeding ground for today’s most successful biotechnology ventures. This phenomena of one organization spawning an industry has also been seen in the high-tech (Hewlett-Packard) and semiconductor industries (Fairchild). However, until now there has been no suitable explanation of why and how these organizations were able to create the next generation of industry leaders. Career Imprints shows why Baxter was so successful in spawning senior executives and offers an understanding of what it takes for an organization to produce leaders that will dominate an industry for years to come. In this important book, Higgins shows that an organization’s "career imprint"¾the result of company systems, structure, strategy, and culture¾that employees take with them throughout their careers is the key to creating great leaders. By understanding these factors, staff, human resource executives, and CEOs can analyze their own organization’s career imprint and develop leaders. |
CONTENTS: Acknowledgments.@p@pForeword.@p@pPreface.@p@pPart One: Setting the Stage.@p@p1. Introduction: Career Imprints and Senior Executive Mobility.@p@p2. From Baxter to Biotechnology: The First Wave of Baxter Boys.@p@pPart Two: The Career Imprinting Process.@p@p3. Place: Understanding Breeding Grounds for Career Imprinting.@p@p4. People: Characteristics and Susceptibility to Career Imprinting.@p@p5. Paths: The Baxter Career Experience and Resulting Career Imprint.@p@p6. Beyond Baxter: Career Imprints of Merck, Johnson & Johnson, and Abbott.@p@pPart Three: The Consequences of Career Imprints.@p@p7. The Spawning Effect: Career Imprints and Industry Evolution.@p@p8. The Legacy of Career Imprints for Organizations.@p@p9. The Opportunities and Constraints of Career Imprints.@p@p10. Career Imprints: New Answers, New Questions.@p@pAppendix A: Research Design and Methods.@p@pAppendix B: Analyses of Baxter's Impact on IPO Success.@p@pAppendix C: Baxter's Business and Product Timelines.@p@pNotes.@p@pReferences.@p@pIndex.
|Jossey-Bass - WILEY||S||ISBN: 0787977519||PGS: 0||List: 36.95 YOUR PRICE: 35.10|
|Case Applications in Nursing Leadership and Management, 1st Ed.|
|UNIT 1: INTRODUCTION. Chapter 1: America?s Health Care Environment. Chapter 2: Basic Health Care Economics. UNIT II: A NEW HEALTH CARE MODEL. Chapter 3: Evidence-Based Health Care. Chapter 4: Nursing and Health Care Informatics. Chapter 5: Population-Based Health Care Practice. Chapter 6: Personal and Interdisciplinary Communication. Chapter 7: Politics and Consumer Partnerships. UNIT III: PLANNING CARE. Chapter 8: Leadership and Management. Chapter 9: Strategic Planning and Organizing Patient Care. Chapter 10: Effective Team Building. Chapter 11: Budget Concepts for Patient Care. Chapter 12: Effective Staffing. Chapter 13: Delegation of Nursing Care. UNIT IV: MANAGING CARE. Chapter 14: First-Line Patient Care Management. Chapter 15: Patient Teaching. Chapter 16: Change and Conflict Resolution Chapter 17: Power Chapter 18: Time Management. UNIT V: EVALUATION. Chapter 19: Managing Outcomes. Chapter 20: Decision Making. UNIT VI: OTHER PROFESSIONAL CONSIDERATIONS Chapter 21: Legal Aspects of Patient Care. Chapter 22: Ethical Dimensions of Patient Care Chapter 23: Cultural Diversity and Spirituality. Chapter 24: Collective Bargaining. UNIT VII PREPARATION FOR ENTRY-LEVEL NURSING PRACTICE. Chapter 25: Career Planning|
|Thomson Delmar Learning - CENGAGE||S||ISBN: 140183454X||PGS: 320||List: 79.95 YOUR PRICE: 75.95|
|Catalytic Leadership: Strategies for an Interconnected World - POD|
|Jeff Luke's book is simply outstanding and a must read for those public leaders interested in advancing the common good.|
?John Bryson, professor of planing and public affairs in the Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota and author of Strategic Planning for Public and Nonprofit Organizations
This groundbreaking guide presents a new kind of leadership that addresses the complex problems facing today's public leaders. These issues?such as economic development, homelessness, teen pregnancy, and many others?are interconnected in nature and have no quick fix solutions. Leaders in federal, state and local agencies must reach out beyond their boundaries to engage a much broader group of stakeholders to create sustainable strategies to address them. The catalytic leader brings together diverse individuals from multiple agencies to address interconnected public problems and work together toward solutions.
Filled with case studies, real-world examples, and many other hands-on resources, Catalytic Leadership is written for the true public leaders?citizens from all walks of life, working together to tackle the toughest public problems.
CONTENTS: THE CHALLENGE FACING PUBLIC LEADERS.@p@pThe Interconnected Nature of Public Problems.@p@pDefining Public Leadership.@p@pTHE CATALYTIC TASKS OF PUBLIC LEADERSHIP.@p@pRaising Awareness: Focusing Public Attention on the Issue.@p@pForming Working Groups: Bringing People Together to Address the Problem.@p@pCreating Strategies: Stimulating Multiple Strategies and Options for Action.@p@pSustaining Action: Implementing Strategies and Maintaining Momentum.@p@pTHE FOUNDAMENTAL SKILLS FOR CATALYTIC LEADERS.@p@pThinking and Acting Strategically.@p@pFacilitating Productive Working Groups.@p@pLeading from Personal Passion and Strength of Character.
|Jossey-Bass - WILEY||H||ISBN: 0787909173||PGS: 275||List: 42.00 YOUR PRICE: 39.90|
|Co-Leaders: The Power of Great Partnerships - POD|
|Co-leadership...is a tough-minded strategy that will unleash the hidden talent in any enterprise. Above all, co-leadership is inclusive, not exclusive. It celebrates those who do the real work, not just a few charismatic often isolated leaders who are regally compensated for articulating the organization's vision. -David A. Heenan and Warren Bennis|
Today's heads of big companies are as recognizable to us as the most popular entertainers or sports stars, but the heart and soul of every organization are those leaders below the CEO. Today's celebrity CEO has become either a figure head or an egomaniac, and often too public a personality to get the real work done. That work is done instead by teams of leaders-exceptional deputies who forge great partnerships to maximize both organizational and personal success.
Heenan and Bennis believe we must look beyond the Bill Gateses of the world to understand what makes an organization excel. Written for CEOs, managers, and anyone else interested in modern organizations, this is the first comprehensive study of co-leaders and their often quiet power. Exhaustively researched and illustrated with memorable anecdotes and lively stories, Co-Leaders examines a dozen great partners such as Steve Ballmer of Microsoft, Bob Lutz of Chrysler, Bill Guthridge, coach of the University of North Carolina basketball team, and Anne Sullivan Macy, Helen Keller's teacher.
The changing nature of corporate leadership has seen the emergence of a new Silicon Valley model of success, where boss and subordinate seem more like peers with the spotlight on great partnerships. Talent, not title, is the source of power at a growing number of hot high-tech companies. In these collegial, non-hierarchical organizations, today's deputy can become tomorrow's CEO simply by taking his or her breakthrough idea and walking out the door. Good ideas belong, initially at least, to the people who have them, not to the company and not to the boss which is why this new egalitarianism isn't just a matter of style-it's a question of survival. Co-leaders know both the executive and subordinate experience, making them better adapted to the needs of the new millennium where men and women who can command and follow will prove to be the greatest assets of any organization.
Co-Leaders is intended for everyone who aspires to make his or her organization great. By showing the enterprise through the eyes of inspired deputies, this book reveals how both organizations and individuals can benefit from a more inclusive, less celebrity-oriented definition of leadership. This groundbreaking book argues for a new paradigm: gifted leaders and their talented co-leaders working together to make their organizations stronger, more nimble, more equitable...and ultimately more successful.
David A. Heenan is a trustee of the Estate of James Campbell, one of the nation's largest landowners with assets valued at over $2 billion. A former senior executive with Citicorp and Jardine Matheson, Heenan has served on the faculties of the Wharton School and the Columbia Graduate School of Business. A Wharton Ph.D., he is the author of The New Corporate Frontier and The Re-United States of America, and his articles have appeared in the Harvard Business Review, The Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times.
Warren Bennis is Distinguished Professor of Business Administration at the University of Southern California and a consultant to multinational companies and governments throughout the world. Often referred to as "the guru of modern management," he is one of the preeminent authorities on leadership. Author of over a dozen books, including the best-sellers Leaders and On Becoming a Leader, Bennis's insights have fundamentally shaped the way we think about leaders today.
CONTENTS: The Case for Co-Leaders.@p@pThe Two Bobs: Sharing the Driver's Seat.@p@pCyberstars: Ballmer Is to Gates What Barrett Is to Grove.@p@pWinthrop H. Smith: A Breed Apart.@p@pChou En-lai: The Elastic Bolshevik.@p@pGeorge C. Marshall: Selfless Leadership.@p@pBernice Pauahi Bishop: A Legacy Second to None.@p@pAnne Sullivan Macy: The Miracle Worker.@p@pAl Gore: Hail to the Co-Chief.@p@pBill Guthridge: Invisible but Invaluable.@p@pAmy Tucker: Hoop Dreams.@p@pDr. Watson and Sherlock Holmes: Fiction's Most Famous Pair.@p@pClash of the Titans.@p@pRecasting the Executive Suite.@p@pLessons for Co-Leaders.@p@pAcknowledgments@p@pNotes.@p@pIndex.
|Wiley||S||ISBN: 0471316350||PGS: 0||List: 41.95 YOUR PRICE: 39.85|
|Coaching Leaders: Guiding People Who Guide Others - POD|
|Coaching Leaders is written for coaches who are in the challenging position of working with leaders and helping them excel as the top executives and managers in their organizations. The book is filled with illustrative examples from Daniel White’s practice as a successful executive coach. His clients’ stories reveal the human drama of becoming a leader and explore the courageous and fascinating accomplishments these individuals have achieved in order to grow professionally. These stories also clearly show how a skilled coach adjusts to meet an individual client’s personality and targeted challenge. Coaching Leaders includes a wide variety of effective coaching concepts and the information needed to guide leaders and help them maintain the motivation to change; battle anxiety, fear, and resistance; and achieve emotional intelligence. |
CONTENTS: Foreword by Marshall Goldsmith.@pPreface.@pAcknowledgments.@pThe Author.@pPart One: On Leaders and Leadership.@pChapter 1: Why Coach Leaders?@pChapter 2: What Is Leadership?@pPart Two: The Practice of Coaching.@pChapter 3: The Nature of Coaching.@pChapter 4: The Process of Behavioral Change.@pChapter 5: The Phases of Change.@pChapter 6: Self-Knowledge.@pChapter 7: Motives for Change.@pChapter 8: Steps in the Coaching Process.@pChapter 9: Coaching Skills and Techniques.@pChapter 10: Coaching Perspectives.@pChapter 11: Forces That Interfere with Growth.@pChapter 12: The Timing of Learning and Change.@pPart Three: Coaching Applications and Marketing.@pChapter 13: Distinctive Approaches to Coaching.@pChapter 14: Coaching Themes Familiar and Unique.@pChapter 15: The Business of Coaching.@pBibliography.@pIndex of Cases.@pIndex.
|Jossey-Bass - WILEY||H||ISBN: 0787977144||PGS: 336||List: 45.00 YOUR PRICE: 42.75|
|Collaborative Leadership: How Citizens and Civic Leaders Can Make a Difference - POD|
|Creating civic will by engaging citizens on the toughest public problems helps break legislative and bureaucratic gridlock and restores trust in public institutions. This book shows you how to do it.|
--The Honorable Federico Pena, U.S. Secretary of Transportation
The leaders who are most effective in addressing public issues are those who have the credibility to bring together the right people to create visions and solve problems. Drawing on their extensive research, as well as on the advice and guidance of the leading scholars and practitioners in the field, David Chrislip and Carl Larson show how elected officials and other civic leaders can generate the civic will to break through legislative and bureaucratic gridlock, deal with complex issues, and engage frustrated and angry citizens. They also describe how to design, initiate, and sustain a constructive, collaborative process. This groundbreaking book provides insight and answers to the major challenges facing communities today.
CONTENTS: Foreword.@p@pTHE CASE FOR COLLABORATION.@p@pThe Promise of Collaboration.@p@pThe Challenge to Traditional Leadership.@p@pLEADERSHIP STRATEGIES FOR EFFECTIVE COLLABORATION.@p@pDiscovering the Keys to Successful Collaboration: Lessons from the Field.@p@pSetting the Stage for Success.@p@pCreating a Constituency for Change.@p@pBuilding and Sustaining Momentum.@p@pProducing Results That Matter.@p@pNEW VISIONS OF LEADERSHIP AND CIVIC ACTION.@p@pSkills for a New Kind of Leadership.@p@pA New Vision of Civic Action.@p@pAppendix A: The Research.@p@pAppendix B: Assessing Collaboration.
|Jossey-Bass - WILEY||H||ISBN: 0787900036||PGS: 0||List: 45.00 YOUR PRICE: 42.75|
|Designing and Leading Team-Based Organizations, A Leader's/Facilitator's Guide (TM) - POD|
|Proven-to-work tools for building or fine-tuning teams|
The authors of Designing Team-Based Organizations present hands-on guidance for establishing or refining teams in organizations where they carry out the core work process.
Though teams are fast becoming the basic foundation of businesses and other organizations, surprisingly few resources are available to help managers, leaders, and design teams organize an entire business or business unit around teams. In response to requests from their consulting clients, including Texas Instruments and Honeywell, the Mohrmans developed these step-by-step materials to accomplish just that.
The workbook is a practical guide that combines basic concepts with dozens of valuable worksheets that team organizers can use to create a viable design plan. Attractively designed with clear graphics, sidebars, to-do lists, and diagnostic aids, the workbook details planning, design, goals, decision-making, communications, leadership roles, performance management, and more. The facilitator's guide outlines how to use the workbook with groups so that unit managers, project managers, design professionals, and human resource staffs can work efficiently with their management teams to transform their groups into teams.
CONTENTS: How to Use This Design Workbook.@p@pThe Authors.@p@pGetting Started.@p@pDesigning Team Structures.@p@pDesigning Management and Leadership Roles.@p@pSetting Direction Across the Organization.@p@pBuilding a Framework for Decision Making.@p@pCreating a Framework for Communication.@p@pManaging and Improving Performance.@p@pEstablishing the Team Charter.@p@pLeading a Team-Based Organization.
|Jossey-Bass - WILEY||S||ISBN: 0787908657||PGS: 64||List: 45.00 YOUR PRICE: 42.75|
|Distributed Leadership - POD|
|James Spillane, the leading expert in Distributed Leadership, shows how leadership happens in everyday practices in schools, through formal routines and informal interactions. He examines the distribution of leadership among administrators, specialists, and teachers in the school, and explains the ways in which leadership practice is stretched over leaders, followers, and aspects of the situation, including routines and tools of various sorts in the organization such as memos, scheduling procedures, and evaluation protocols. |
This book is a volume in the Jossey-Bass Leadership Library in Educationa series designed to meet the demand for new ideas and insights about leadership in schools.
CONTENTS: Acknowledgments.@pThe Author.@p1. The Nature of the Beast.@p2. The Leader-Plus Aspect.@p3. The Practice Aspect.@p4. A Distributed Perspective on and in Leadership Practice.@pReferences.@pIndex.
|Jossey-Bass - WILEY||S||ISBN: 0787965383||PGS: 0||List: 26.00 YOUR PRICE: 24.70|
|Dr. Jack's Leadership Lessons Learned From a Lifetime in Basketball - POD|
|What can one of the most successful coaches in the history of professional basketball tell CEOs, executives, entrepreneurs, and managers about leadership? Everything! In this fascinating account of his nearly seven decades as a player, coach, general manager, goodwill ambassador, color commentator, and NBA analyst for ESPN, basketball legend Dr. Jack Ramsay reveals the guiding principles and best practices that make for outstanding leadership both on and off the court. |
CONTENTS: Foreword.@pAcknowledgments.@pIntroduction Hoop Journey: From Barn Door to the NBA.@p1. Lace ’em Up: The Foundations of Success.@p2. Home Court Advantage: Teaching and Learning.@p3. Three-Pointer: Communicate, Communicate, Communicate.@p4. Taking Possession: Job Readiness.@p5. Fast Break: Maximizing Opportunities.@p6. Leadership Playbook: Accepting Responsibility.@p7. The Inside Man: Internal Leadership.@p8. The Game Plan: Making Decisions.@p9. At the Buzzer: How to Win, How to Lose.@p10. Transition Game: Succeeding on the Court of Life.@pEpilogue The Triangle Defense: Family, Fun, Friends.@pIndex.
|Wiley||H||ISBN: 0471469297||PGS: 288||List: 32.95 YOUR PRICE: 31.30|
|Educause Leadership Strategies, Volume 1, Preparing Your Campus for a Networked Future, - POD|
|Anyone with a serious interest in the future of education will find this book provocative, prescient, prescriptive, and pivotal. It is a must-read for those responsible for preparing educational institutions at all levels for their new role in our networked society.--Vinton G. Cerf, senior vice president, MCI WORLDCOM, and chairman, Internet Society|
"Transformative. That's what networks are; that's the role our institutions must fill for society; and that's what our leadership must be. This book provides valuable insight into networks and the challenges we must address to ensure that higher education thrives in the Knowledge Age."--Molly Corbett Broad, president, University of North Carolina
"This book will prove essential to presidents and other campus leaders who must plan for, and invest in, the networking infrastructures that will powerfully impact the futures of our institutions."--John Hitt, president, University of Central Florida
"All of educational practice will eventually contribute to the creative and fast-paced links that we know through the Internet. The thoughtful essays in this volume can, indeed, help us prepare for that future."--Jane Margaret "Maggie" O'Brien, president, St. Mary's College of Maryland
This first volume from the EDUCAUSE Leadership Strategies series examines the changes and challenges that the advanced Internet2 will bring to higher education campuses everywhere. Edited by Mark Luker and featuring the insights of experienced campus leaders and information professionals, this forward-thinking guide provides a roadmap to the extraordinary capabilities of the advanced Internet to come. The contributors reveal how this new networking environment will affect business operations, academic instruction, libraries, information management, regional partnerships, federal funding, policy decisions, and more. Each chapter offers specific recommendations and strategic advice to help institutional leaders make complex decisions about the future of networking on their campuses-such as when, how, and how much to invest in upgrading current technology to support the new networking environment. Far from a technical study, Preparing Your Campus for a Networked Future is a pragmatic exploration of what leaders can do to prepare for continually evolving technology.
CONTENTS: Advanced Networking in Higher Education's Future (M. Luker).@p@pInstructional Roles for Advanced Networks (C. Barone & M. Luker).@p@pLibraries of the Future (R. Lucier).@p@pInventing the Advanced Internet (D. Van Houweling).@p@pPreparing the Campus for Tomorrow's Network (P. Long).@p@pWorking with Neighboring Campuses (R. Hutchins).@p@pNational Policy to Broaden Participation in Advanced Networking (G. Strawn & D. Staudt).@p@pHow to Do More with Less (E. Chaffee).@p@pDeveloping a Campus Vision and Leading the Way to Change (M. Luker).
|Jossey-Bass - WILEY||S||ISBN: 0787947342||PGS: 0||List: 30.00 YOUR PRICE: 28.50|
|Educause Leadership Strategies, Volume 3, Information Alchemy: The Art and Science of Knowledge Management, - POD|
|Full of advocacy and analysis on the application of knowledge management to universities. This book will provide a great start.|
--Thomas H. Davenport, director, Andersen Consulting Institute for Strategic Change, and professor, Boston University School of Management
"An important introduction for campus administrators to the rapidly evolving discipline of knowledge management."
--James J. Duderstadt, president emeritus, University of Michigan, and director, Millennium Project
Written for university presidents, college deans, program directors, and other leaders in higher education, Information Alchemy presents a foundational introduction to knowledge management and its growing significance to campuses everywhere. Each chapter addresses a critical aspect of knowledge management, identifies key strategic issues, and offers practical advice and guidance on how such issues might be addressed on an institutional or departmental level. Since knowledge management is an interdisciplinary field of study and practice, the authors in this volume represent a rich array of backgrounds, disciplines, and organizational affiliations. Their expertise and insights will help readers to make sense of the information revolution and become thoughtful leaders of knowledge management.
CONTENTS: Applying Corporate Knowledge Management Practices in Higher Education (J. Kidwell, et al.).@p@pKnowledge Management in Higher Education (B. Cronin & E. Davenport).@p@pKnowledge Discovery in a Networked World P. Lyman).@p@pDatabases, Information Architecture, and Knowledge Discovery (P. Wallace & D. Riley).@p@pRevaluing Records: From Risk Management to Enterprise Management (A. Gilliland-Swetland).@p@pCase Study: Knowledge Management Alleviates the Computing Support Crisis at Indiana University (B. Voss).@p@pA Knowledge Management Action Agenda (G. Bernbom).
|Jossey-Bass - WILEY||S||ISBN: 0787950114||PGS: 160||List: 30.00 YOUR PRICE: 28.50|
|Educause Leadership Strategies, Volume 6, Technology Everywhere: A Campus Agenda for Educating and Managing Workers in the Digital A|
|Information technology (IT) has transformed human resource management across our society, and its influence on higher education has been profound. Technology Everywhere addresses the dual role played by colleges and universities that must recruit, hire, and train knowledge worker professionals and educate IT learners to manage the ever-increasing flow of information both on campus and off. Each chapter in this much-needed volume addresses a critical phase of IT human resource management, identifies key issues, and offers practical advice based on actual experiences that can help colleges and universities develop a plan of action to respond effectively to the IT workforce challenge.|
CONTENTS: Preface (Brian L. Hawkins, Julia A. Rudy, William H. Wallace, Jr.).@p@pAcknowledgments.@p@pThe Authors.@p@pPart One: The Context.@p@p1. The Supply of IT Workers in the United States (William Aspray, Peter A. Freeman).@p@p2. Information Technology Jobs and Skill Standards (Neil Evans).@p@p3. IT Fluency: What Is It, and Why Do We Need It? (Herbert S. Lin).@p@pPart Two: Campus Challenges and Solutions.@p@p4. Campus Human Resource Leadership:A Mandate for Change (Lauren A. Turner, Susan Perry).@p@p5. Recruiting, Retaining, and ReskillingCampus IT ProfessionalsAllison F. Dolan).@p@p6. Technology Across the Curriculum:Information Literacy and IT Fluency (Anne Scrivener Agee, John G. Zenelis).@p@p7. Economic Development Partnershipsto Close the Gap (Annie Hunt Burriss, William H. Wallace, Jr.).@p@p8. Leadership Challenges for theCampus and the Profession (Brian L. Hawkins, Deanna B. Marcum).@p@pIndex.
|Jossey-Bass - WILEY||S||ISBN: 0787950149||PGS: 0||List: 30.00 YOUR PRICE: 28.50|
|Educause Leadership Strategies, Volume 7, Organizing and Managing Information Resources on Your Campus, - POD|
|In recent years, colleges and universities have experienced tremendous growth in the applications of electronic information and the technologies that support the effective manipulation, transmission, storage, and use of that information. Because the growth has been so rapid, campus leaders are often challenged to effectively manage this increasingly critical function. Organizing and Managing Information Resources on Your Campus provides an overview of current thinking about the most important issues involved in managing information technology and services on campus. This vital resource offers information on how to plan, organize, fund, assess, and govern these strategic assets. It also compares and contrasts approaches appropriate for large versus small institutions, research versus teaching missions, and private verses public models. And the book provides a synthesis of practical advice interwoven with general background discussion. |
CONTENTS: Acknowledgments.@pThe Authors.@p1. Managing the Complexity of Campus Information Resources (Polley Ann McClure).@p2. Building an Effective Governance and Decision-Making Structure for Information Technology (James I. Penrod).@p3. Organizing Information Resources for Effective Management (James G. Neal, Polley Ann McClure).@p4. Getting Beyond Budget Dust to Sustainable Models for Funding Information Technology (David L. Smallen, Jack McCredie).@p5. Sourcing Information Technology Services (Alan McCord).@p6. Resolving Information Technology Policy Issues on the Networked Campus (Tracy Mitrano).@p7. Meeting the Cybersecurity Challenge (Ronald A. Johnson, Tracy Mitrano, R. David Vernon).@p8. Managing University Business Continuity (Marilyn Ayres McMillan, Toby D. Sitko).@p9. Assessing Information Technology: Changing the Conceptual Framework (Brian L. Hawkins, Carole A. Barone).@pIndex.
|Jossey-Bass - WILEY||S||ISBN: 0787966657||PGS: 176||List: 30.00 YOUR PRICE: 28.50|
|Effective Church Leadership: Building on the Twelve Keys - POD|
|Kennon Callahan shares a new understanding of leadership, and helps missionary pastors grow their leadership by cultivating new understandings and practices in seven key areas. Callahan guides pastors and key leaders in building on their creativity and imagination in order to revitalize their local churches and advance their missions.|
CONTENTS: THE DAY OF MISSION.@p@pThe Missionary Pastor.@p@pThe Mission Field.@p@pThe Mission Outpost.@p@pTHE NATURE OF LEADERSHIP.@p@pLife and Leadership.@p@pLife Is a Search.@p@pLeadership, Discovery, Fulfillment.@p@pFOUNDATIONAL SEARCHES, EMERGING TRENDS, AND CONSEQUENCES.@p@pThe Search for Individuality.@p@pThe Search for Community.@p@pThe Search for Meaning.@p@pThe Search for Hope.@p@pTHE HEART OF THE MATTER.@p@pLeadership Values.@p@pThe Leadership Environment.@p@pA Constructive Perspective.@p@pThe Evaluation Process.@p@pLeadership Structures.@p@pMissional Structures.@p@pChurch Development.@p@pCONCLUSION.@p@pThe Way Forward.
|Jossey-Bass - WILEY||S||ISBN: 0787938653||PGS: 0||List: 25.95 YOUR PRICE: 24.65|
|Engineering Education: Research and Development in Curriculum and Instruction - POD|
|A synthesis of nearly 2,000 articles to help make engineers better educators|
While a significant body of knowledge has evolved in the field of engineering education over the years, much of the published information has been restricted to scholarly journals and has not found a broad audience. This publication rectifies that situation by reviewing the findings of nearly 2,000 scholarly articles to help engineers become better educators, devise more effective curricula, and be more effective leaders and advocates in curriculum and research development.
The author's first objective is to provide an illustrative review of research and development in engineering education since 1960. His second objective is, with the examples given, to encourage the practice of classroom assessment and research, and his third objective is to promote the idea of curriculum leadership.
The publication is divided into four main parts:
* Part I demonstrates how the underpinnings of education----history, philosophy, psychology, sociology----determine the aims and objectives of the curriculum and the curriculum's internal structure, which integrates assessment, content, teaching, and learning
* Part II focuses on the curriculum itself, considering such key issues as content organization, trends, and change. A chapter on interdisciplinary and integrated study and a chapter on project and problem-based models of curriculum are included
* Part III examines problem solving, creativity, and design
* Part IV delves into teaching, assessment, and evaluation, beginning with a chapter on the lecture, cooperative learning, and teamwork
The book ends with a brief, insightful forecast of the future of engineering education. Because this is a practical tool and reference for engineers, each chapter is self-contained and may be read independently of the others.
Unlike other works in engineering education, which are generally intended for educational researchers, this publication is written not only for researchers in the field of engineering education, but also for all engineers who teach. All readers acquire a host of practical skills and knowledge in the fields of learning, philosophy, sociology, and history as they specifically apply to the process of engineering curriculum improvement and evaluation.
CONTENTS: Part I. Aims and Objectives (Outcomes) and Their Screening.@pChapter 1. Curriculum Design, Implementation and Evaluation.@pChapter 2. Aims and Objectives (Outcomes).@pChapter 3. Philosophy and Sociology and the Aims of the Engineering Curriculum.@pPart 1. Philosophical Aspects.@pChapters 4. Concepts and Principles (Rules).@pChapter 5. Learning Strategies and Learning Styles.@pChapter 6. Human Development.@pPart II. The Curriculum and Its Paradigms in Practice.@pChapter 7. Curriculum Change and Changing the Curriculum.@pChapter 8. Interdisciplinary and Integrated Studies.@pChapter 9. From Projects to Problem-Based Learning.@pPart III. Problem Solving, Creativity, and Design.@pChapter 10. Problem Solving.@pChapter 11. Creativity.@pChapter 12. Design.@pPart IV. Introduction to Chapters 13 and 14. The Lecture.@pChapter 13. Cooperative Learning and Teamwork.@pChapter 14. Other Instructional Practices and the New Technologies.@pChapter 15. Assessment and Evaluation.@pChapter 16. The Formal Assessment of Student Learning: Alternative Assessment.@pChapter 17. Attrition and Retention.@pReferences.@pEpilogue.@pAuthor Index.@pSubject Index.
|Wiley-IEEE Press||H||ISBN: 0471741116||PGS: 0||List: 186.00 YOUR PRICE: 176.70|
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