Leadership and Team Building by Uday Kumar Haldar

Leadership and Team Building

byUday Kumar Haldar

Paperback | May 27, 2010

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Leadership and Team Building is a comprehensive textbook designed to meet the needs of post graduate management students specializing in Human Resource Management. It explores the key concepts of Leadership as well as Team Building through various examples and caselets. The chapters begin withan opening case which is carried further to the end of the chapter which also discusses questions based on it.Beginning with a conceptual background on Leadership with Perspectives of Effective Leadership Behaviour, the book discusses the Theories of Effective Leadership and Contemporary Leadership Styles. Further, it goes on to explain the concepts of Motivation, Satisfaction, and Performance. This isfollowed by chapters on Leadership Behaviour discussing their dimensions and assessments and Leadership Development which completes the first part, "Leaders and Leadership" of the book. The second part of the book, "Team Building and Activities" deals with chapters on Essentials of Building andManaging Teams and Team Effectiveness. It also discusses the various Research Findings, Trainings and some Team Building Activities with their Outcomes. The textbook concludes with Appendices on Followership and the Biographies of various successful International and National Leaders.Students of management will find this book useful for its applications of theoretical concepts explained through illustrative examples, flowcharts, semantic diagrams and case studies with Indian context.

About The Author

Uday Kumar Haldar, presently, Assistant Professor at Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management (IISWBM), Kolkata, member of All India Management Association and a life fellow member of Indian Institution of Industrial Engineering has more than 38 years of experience of both working in an Industry as well as in the Educ...

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Title:Leadership and Team BuildingFormat:PaperbackDimensions:560 pages, 9.84 × 7.48 × 0.03 inPublished:May 27, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198062575

ISBN - 13:9780198062578

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Part 1: Leader and Leadership1. Leadership- A Conceptual Background2. Attributes of Leaders3. Perspective of Effective Leadership Behaviour4. Theories of Leadership5. Contemporary Leadership Styles6. Motivation, Satisfaction and Performance7. Leadership behaviour: Dimensions and Assessments8. Leadership DevelopmentPart 2: Team Building and Activities9. Essentials of Building and Managing Teams10. Team Effectiveness11. Research Findings and Training12. Team Building: Activities and OutcomesAppendix A: FollowershipAppendix B: Biographies of Organizational Leaders