Score: 4.5
From 187 Ratings

Leadership


  • Author: Doris Kearns Goodwin
  • Release Date : 2018-09-18
  • Genre: United States
  • File Size: 10923919 Bytes


The New York Times bestselling book about the early development, growth, and exercise of leadership from Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin “should help us raise our expectations of our national leaders, our country, and ourselves” (The Washington Post).“After five decades of magisterial output, Doris Kearns Goodwin leads the league of presidential historians” (USA TODAY). In her “inspiring” (The Christian Science Monitor) Leadership, Doris Kearns Goodwin draws upon the four presidents she has studied most closely—Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Lyndon B. Johnson (in civil rights)—to show how they recognized leadership qualities within themselves and were recognized as leaders by others....

Score: 3.5
From 1,261 Ratings

A Little Bit of Everything For Dummies


  • Author: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2011-11-16
  • Genre: Personal Finance
  • File Size: 15769131 Bytes


Twenty years ago the very first For Dummies book, DOS For Dummies, was published. From that first printing of that first book came a series unlike anything in the publishing world, one that is global in both geography - we have been published worldwide in some 30 languages - and in coverage. No single volume can hope to summarize what thousands of titles have meant to millions of readers over the years, and we don't claim to do that in this e-book. Rather, this e-book celebrates the breadth and depth of the For Dummies series, offering 20 chapters - in honor of our 20 years - from a list of books compiled by our global colleagues. We are confident the chapters we've included give you a representative glimpse at why - no matter what the topic - our pr...

On Leadership

On Leadership


  • Author : John Gardner
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 1993-03-12
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780029113127


On Leadership Book Description :

Drawing on an intensive five-year field study of organizations and hundreds of interviews with contemporary leaders, the author of Excellence presents a brilliant examination of leadership as it is practiced--or malpracticed--in America today. Gardner has served seven presidents in various leadership capacities....

Leadership for the Twenty first Century
Score: 4
From 2 Ratings

Leadership for the Twenty first Century


  • Author : Joseph Clarence Rost
  • Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 1991
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 027594610X


Leadership for the Twenty first Century Book Description :

This illuminating study critiques the concept of leadership as understood in the last 75 years and looks to the twenty-first century for a reconstructed understanding of leadership in the postindustrial era. More similarities in past decades were found than had been thought; the thread throughout Rost's book is that leadership was conceived of as good management. He develops a new definition and paradigm for leadership in this volume that distinguishes leadership from management in fundamental ways. The ethics of leadership from a postindustrial perspective completes the paradigm. The book concludes with suggestions that can be immediately utilized in helping to transform our understanding of leadership....

Leadership
Score: 4.5
From 3 Ratings

Leadership


  • Author : Philip Sadler
  • Publisher : Kogan Page Publishers
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 074943919X


Leadership Book Description :

Leadership is high on the management agenda. It is a subject of intense debate and one that is to be found increasingly on MBA programmes and various business school courses. More than ever leadership is recognized as central to determining the success or failure of any organization. In an authoritative and highly readable style, Philip Sadler offers an important and incisive contribution to the current debate. Designed to meet the needs of busy MBA students and practising managers alike, this book details why leadership is important and how to recognize different leadership styles (including....

Leadership
Score: 3
From 7 Ratings

Leadership


  • Author : Rudolph W. Giuliani
  • Publisher : Sphere
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre: Leadership
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0751533335


Leadership Book Description :

The minutes and hours following 11th September terror attacks on the World Trade Center posed the greatest challenge to governance in New York City's history. Mayor Rudoph Giuliani had barely escaped with his life in the collapse of the first tower. Fires burned furiously near the site as the other buildings verged on collapse. Air Force fighter jets criss-crossed the sky to ward off other attacks. And yet in those moments after the calamity, and in the following days and months, Mayor Giuliani not only steered the city through the crisis, but did so with an assurance and authority that was hailed around the world as a model of courageous leadership. In LEADERSHIP, Giuliani describes vividly the chaos and horror of the twin-towers catastrophe, and ex...

Contemporary Leadership Theories

Contemporary Leadership Theories


  • Author : Ingo Winkler
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2010-01-14
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 3790821586


Contemporary Leadership Theories Book Description :

Presents a comprehensive overview of basic theoretical approaches of the leadership research. This book discusses theoretical approaches from top leadership journals, and addresses various alternatives that are suitable to challenge mainstream leadership research....

Leadership Roles and Management Functions in Nursing

Leadership Roles and Management Functions in Nursing


  • Author : Bessie L. Marquis
  • Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 078177246X


Leadership Roles and Management Functions in Nursing Book Description :

Now in its Sixth Edition, this foremost leadership and management text incorporates application with theory and emphasizes critical thinking, problem solving, and decision making. More than 225 case studies and learning exercises promote critical thinking and interactive discussion. Case studies cover a variety of settings, including acute care, ambulatory care, long-term care, and community health. The book addresses timely issues such as leadership development, staffing, delegation, ethics and law, organizational, political, and personal power, management and technology, and more. Web links and learning exercises appear in each chapter. An Instructor's CD-ROM includes a testbank and PowerPoint slides....

Resonant Leadership
Score: 3
From 2 Ratings

Resonant Leadership


  • Author : Richard E. Boyatzis
  • Publisher : Harvard Business Press
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1591395631


Resonant Leadership Book Description :

Resonant Leadership shows how leaders can recognise the cycles of stress, sacrifice, and renewal inherent in their jobs—and actively utilise the qualities of mindfulness, hope, and compassion to renew their passion and effectiveness. Practical follow-on to the international bestseller Primal Leadership: Goes beyond research and stories to offer proven strategies for how to “do” resonant leadership Successful Author Team: Boyatzis and McKee are co-authors of PL, and Daniel Goleman has written a glowing Foreword to the book which will lend considerable credibility and visibly link the book to its predecessor Addresses a Universal Leadership Challenge: The increasingly short tenure of many of today’s executives, the pressure to make the quarterl...

The Oxford Handbook of Leadership and Organizations

The Oxford Handbook of Leadership and Organizations


  • Author : David V. Day
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2014
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780199755615


The Oxford Handbook of Leadership and Organizations Book Description :

"The Oxford Handbook of Leadership and Organizations provides in-depth treatment on scholarly topics representing the discipline of leadership. The Handbook comprises a collection of comprehensive, state-of-the-science reviews and perspectives on the most pressing historical and contemporary leadership issues, with a particular focus on theory and research. It provides a broad picture of the leadership field, as well as detailed reviews and perspectives within the respective areas. The Handbook features the contributions of leading international scholars across forty chapters, which are organized into eight sections representing the history and background of leadership, research methods, leader-centric theories and approaches, follower-centric theori...

Understanding Leadership
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Understanding Leadership


  • Author : Gayle C Avery
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2004-02-18
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0761942890


Understanding Leadership Book Description :

In Part One of this title, Gayle Avery integrates a fragmented field into four broad paradigms or forms of leadership, helping to simplify and clarify the ill-defined field of leadership. Part Two provides 10 case studies from leading organizations across Europe, Australia and the USA....

Leadership in Organizations
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Leadership in Organizations


  • Author : David I. Bertocci
  • Publisher : University Press of America
  • Release Date : 2009-05-16
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0761844252


Leadership in Organizations Book Description :

Leadership in Organizations is the first in a series of three books written primarily for distance-learning students in online undergraduate and graduate programs with a focus on management, leadership, and organizational development. This first book introduces concepts, theories, and principles of leadership across a broad spectrum and is intended for students in online courses on leadership, management, and business. A signature theme of the book is the distinction between leadership and management. This book presents a real-world view to help students learn to recognize the dynamics of leadership theory in operation so that they can begin to apply these principles to situations in their work environments....