Effective Leadership: Theory, Cases, and Applications

Effective Leadership: Theory, Cases, and Applications

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Effective Leadership: Theory, Cases, and Applications, by Ronald H. Humphrey, integrates traditional and new leadership theoriesa€”including transformational leadership, leader-member exchange, authentic leadership, servant leadership, self-leadership, shared and distributed leadership, identity theory, and the value of emotions and affecta€”to provide a comprehensive look at the many facets of effective leadership. Practical and fun to read, this innovative book incorporates personal reflections and current business examples to bring the theories of organizational leadership to life. In addition, a€œPut it in Practicea€ features help readers see how they can apply the leadership research to their own work lives, while leadership cases throughout demonstrate how real leaders have succeeded by applying the leadership principles discussed in the book.The executives had to present their status reports in colorcoded Powerpoint slides. ... was to help them uncover problems that needed to be fixed, but the executives all thought that the first one to reveal a red color code would be fired. ... Finally an executive, Mark Fields, had the courage to post a red dot indicating a delay in the launch of the Ford Edgea€”a key new vehicle. ... The 2012 JD Power dependability ratings are based on surveys of owners of 2009 model year vehicles.

Title:Effective Leadership: Theory, Cases, and Applications
Author:Ronald H. Humphrey
Publisher:SAGE Publications - 2013-05-29


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