Leadership: Enhancing the Lessons of Experience

Hardcover | February 3, 2014

byRichard Hughes, Robert Ginnett, Gordon Curphy

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Leadership: Enhancing the Lessons of Experience, 8e consists of 16 chapters, four of which cover specific leadership skills and qualities covered in each of the book's four sections. Hughes, Ginnett, and Curphy draw upon three different types of literature - empirical studies; interesting anecdotes, stories and findings; and leadership skills - to create a text that is personally relevant, interesting, and scholarly. The authors&#39 unique quest for a careful balancing act of leadership materials helps students apply theory and research to their real - life experiences. The Eighth Edition has been thoroughly updated in virtually every chapter.

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Leadership: Enhancing the Lessons of Experience, 8e consists of 16 chapters, four of which cover specific leadership skills and qualities covered in each of the book's four sections. Hughes, Ginnett, and Curphy draw upon three different types of literature - empirical studies; interesting anecdotes, stories and findings; and leadersh...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:9.3 × 7.5 × 1.5 inPublished:February 3, 2014Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0077862406

ISBN - 13:9780077862404

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Table of Contents

PART ONE: Leadership is a Process, Not a Position

Chapter 1: What Do We Mean by Leadership?

Chapter 2: Leader Development

Chapter 3: Skills for Developing Yourself as a Leader

PART TWO: Focus on the Leader

Chapter 4: Power and Influence

Chapter 5: Values, Ethics, and Character

Chapter 6: Leadership Attributes

Chapter 7: Leadership Behavior

Chapter 8: Skills for Building Personal Credibility and Influencing Others

PART THREE: Focus on the Followers

Chapter 9: Motivation, Satisfaction, and Performance

Chapter 10: Groups, Teams, and Their Leadership

Chapter 11: Skills for Developing Others

PART FOUR: Focus on the Situation

Chapter 12: The Situation

Chapter 13: Contingency Theories of Leadership

Chapter 14: Leadership and Change

Chapter 15: The Dark Side of Leadership

Chapter 16: Skills for Optimizing Leadership as Situations Change