The Art And Science Of Leadership by Afsaneh NahavandiThe Art And Science Of Leadership by Afsaneh Nahavandi

The Art And Science Of Leadership

byAfsaneh Nahavandi

Paperback | February 27, 2014

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The Art and Science of Leadership is intended for use in undergraduate and graduate courses in leadership. It is also suitable for any leader, or potential leader, who wants better decision making capability, more satisfied employees, better quality products and services, and more satisfied constituencies and customers.

Nahavandi’s text has an application emphasis with a cross cultural perspective on leadership.


This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience–for you and your students. Here’s how:

  • Encourage Students to Apply Theory to Their Own Development: Strong theoretical coverage and cutting-edge research is presented.
  • Cross Cultural Focus: A cross-cultural, racial, and gender-based analyses of leadership is presented.¿
  • Keep your Course Current and Relevant: New examples, exercises, and research findings appear throughout the text.
Afsaneh Nahavandi is professor and department chair of Leadership Studies at the University of San Diego and professor Emeritus at Arizona State University. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and French from the University of Denver and holds an MA and PhD in Social Psychology from University of Utah. Her areas of spe...
Title:The Art And Science Of LeadershipFormat:PaperbackDimensions:416 pages, 9 × 6.9 × 1 inPublished:February 27, 2014Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0133546764

ISBN - 13:9780133546767

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Table of Contents

Part 1 Building Blocks  1

            Chapter 1 Definition and Significance of Leadership  

            Chapter 2 The Global and Cultural Contexts  

            Chapter 3 Early Theories: The Foundations of Modern Leadership  

            Chapter 4 Individual Differences and Traits  

            Chapter 5 Power  

Part 2 Contemporary Concepts  

            Chapter 6 Current Era in Leadership: Inspiration and Connection to Followers

            Chapter 7 Other Leadership Perspectives: Upper Echelon and Leadership of Nonprofits  

Part 3 Leading  

            Chapter 8 Leading Teams  

            Chapter 9 Leading Change  

            Chapter 10 Developing Leaders  


Author Index  

Subject Index