Author : James M. Kouzes
Genre : Business & Economics
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
ISBN : 9781119278986
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The most trusted source of leadership wisdom, updated to address today's realities The Leadership Challenge is the gold-standard manual for effective leadership, grounded in research and written by the premier authorities in the field. With deep insight into the complex interpersonal dynamics of the workplace, this book positions leadership both as a skill to be learned, and as a relationship that must be nurtured to reach its full potential. This new sixth edition has been revised to address current challenges, and includes more international examples and a laser focus on business issues; you'll learn how extraordinary leaders accomplish extraordinary things, and how to develop your leadership skills and style to deliver quality results every time. Engaging stories delve into the fundamental roles that great leaders fulfill, and simple frameworks provide a primer for those who seek continuous improvement; by internalizing key insights and putting concepts into action, you'll become a more effective, more impactful leader. A good leader gets things done; a great leader aspires, inspires, and achieves more. This book highlights the differences between good and great, and shows you how to bridge the chasm between getting things done and making things happen. Gain deep insight into leadership's critical role in organizational health Navigate the shift toward team-oriented work relationships Motivate and inspire to break through the pervasive new cynicism Leverage the electronic global village to deliver better results Business is evolving at an increasingly rapid rate, and leaders must keep pace with the changes or risk stagnation. People work differently, are motivated differently, and have different expectations today—business as usual is quickly losing its effectiveness. The Leadership Challenge helps you stay current, relevant, and effective in the modern workplace.

Author : James M. Kouzes
Genre : Education
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
ISBN : 9781118599679
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Designed to be used with the The Student Leadership Challenge or the Student Leadership Practices Inventory, this workbook will help students go deeper into the actual practice of leadership, guiding them in better understanding and embodying The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership in a meaningful and relevant way. It includes activities and worksheets; a unit on taking, digesting, and understanding the Student Leadership Practices Inventory; and a section that helps students commit to and work on their leadership development in an ongoing way.

Author : James M. Kouzes
Genre : Business & Economics
Publisher : Pfeiffer
ISBN : PSU:000047067059
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Lead ordinary people in accomplishing the extraordinary! How do you get others to follow you to places they've never been before? How do you get others, by free will and through free choice, to move forward together on a common purpose? Just how do you get others to want to do things that matter and make a difference? In The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership, Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner, authors of The Leadership Challenge and Credibility, uncover the fundamental practices that have enabled leaders to get extraordinary things done by studying the times when leaders performed at their personal best. The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership are: Challenging the Process Inspiring a Shared Vision Enabling Others to Act Modeling the Way Encouraging the Heart Learn how Kouzes and Posner have translated these five practices into behavioral statements so that managers and non-managers in public and private organizations can assess their skills and use the feedback of others to improve their own leadership abilities. Also includes the Ten Commandments of Leadership.

Author : James M. Kouzes
Genre : Business & Economics
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
ISBN : 9780787981303
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File Download : 176 page

This Participant's Workbook is designed to accompany you on an exciting journey of self-discovery. Grounded in Kouzes and Posner's celebrated Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership model, the interactive pages help you to uncover the deeper meanings of: Model the Way Inspire a Shared Vision Challenge the Process Enable Others to Act Encourage the Heart

Author : James M. Kouzes
Genre : Business & Economics
Publisher : Jossey-Bass
ISBN : UOM:49015002288596
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File Download : 442 page

Draws from surveys of 60,000 leaders and constituents at all organizational levels to identify and describe the recurring patterns and practices leaders use to turn challenges into successes.

Author : James M. Kouzes
Genre : Business & Economics
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
ISBN : 9780470730461
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Christian Reflections on The Leadership Challenge is a faith-based companion to the best-selling leadership book of all time--The Leadership Challenge. Grounded in Jim and Barry’s time-tested research, Christian Reflections on The Leadership Challenge describes their Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership ® --Model the Way, Inspire a Shared Vision, Challenge the Process, Enable Others to Act, and Encourage the Heart—and offers practical guidance and inspiring examples about how Christian leaders can have a powerful impact in their workplaces, communities, and congregations by bringing their faith into their leadership. In addition to Jim and Barry’s foundational wisdom, the book brings together five leaders who reflect on the Five Practices from a Christian perspective. John C. Maxwell, David McAllister-Wilson, Patrick Lencioni, Nancy Ortberg, and Ken Blanchard share insights and stories culled from personal experience and the lives of other Christian leaders who have accomplished extraordinary things in churches, communities, classrooms, and corporations. Their thoughtful reflections on the role of faith in leadership will propel leaders and aspiring leaders

Author : James M. Kouzes
Genre : Business & Economics
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
ISBN : 9780470402825
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Continue Your Leadership Journey With a Deep Dive Into Model the Way Over the last twenty-five years, The Leadership Challenge established a reputation as a research-driven, evidence-based leadership development model with a simple, yet profound, principle at its core: leadership is a measurable and learnable set of behaviors. The Challenge Continues program offers you the opportunity to take a deeper dive into the Model the Way leadership practice. Designed for leaders familiar with The Leadership Challenge principles and its Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership foundational model, this new program addresses the important question: "What's Next?" The first of bestselling authors Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner's Five Practices, Model the Way is about: Clarifying values by finding your voice and affirming shared ideals Setting the example by aligning actions with shared values Your Participant Workbook is a hands-on tool, designed to accompany you on the next phase of your personal leadership development journey. Beginning with a focus on what you have already accomplished and what has gone well with this Practice, the pages then guide you through several interactive exercises and a practical process for expanding and refining your Model the Way skills. You will also explore ways in which can develop your team members and influence the broader spheres of you work unit or organization. Finishing up the module with a detailed action plan, you will leave the session with a detailed map for continuing your journey toward exceptional leadership.

Author : James M. Kouzes
Genre : Business & Economics
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
ISBN : 9781119687016
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Learn how you can tackle everyday leadership challenges regardless of your title, position, or authority with this insightful resource A book about leadership for people who are not in formal or hierarchical leadership positions, Everyday People, Extraordinary Leadership provides readers with a comprehensive and practical approach to addressing leadership challenges, no matter the setting or circumstance. Esteemed scholars and sought-after consultants Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner adapt their trademark The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership® framework to today’s more horizontal workplace, showing people that leadership is not about where you are in the organization; it’s about how you behave and what you do. Everyday People, Extraordinary Leadership draws on the authors’ deep well of research and practical experience to cover key subjects: The essence of making a difference in any role, setting, or situation The difference between positions of authority and leadership The importance of self-development in leadership development This book is perfectly applicable and accessible for anyone who wants to improve their own leadership potential and who isn’t yet in an official leadership role. Everyday People, Extraordinary Leadership offers authoritative new insights, original case studies and examples, and practical guidance for those individuals who want to make a difference. You supply the will, and this book will supply the way.

Author : James M. Kouzes
Genre : Business & Economics
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
ISBN : 9780470402832
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Continue Your Leadership Journey With a Deep Dive Into Encourage the Heart Over the last twenty-five years, The Leadership Challenge established a reputation as a research-driven, evidence-based leadership development model with a simple, yet profound, principle at its core: leadership is a measurable and learnable set of behaviors. The Challenge Continues program offers you the opportunity to take a deeper dive into the Encourage the Heart leadership practice. Designed for leaders familiar with The Leadership Challenge principles and its Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership® foundational model, this new program addresses the important question: "What's Next?" The fifth of bestselling authors Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner's Five Practices, Encourage the Heart is about: Recognizing contributions by showing appreciation for individual excellence Celebrating the values and victories by creating a spirit of community Your Participant Workbook is a hands-on tool, designed to accompany you on the next phase of your personal leadership development journey. Beginning with a focus on what you have already accomplished and what has gone well with this Practice, the pages then guide you through several interactive exercises and a practical process for expanding and refining your Encourage the Heart skills. You will also explore ways in which can develop your team members and influence the broader spheres of you work unit or organization. Finishing up the module with a detailed action plan, you will leave the session with a detailed map for continuing your journey toward exceptional leadership.

Author : James M. Kouzes
Genre : Business & Economics
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
ISBN : 9780470402818
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Continue Your Leadership Journey With a Deep Dive into Inspire a Shared Vision Over the last twenty-five years, The Leadership Challenge established a reputation as a research-driven, evidence-based leadership development model with a simple, yet profound, principle at its core: leadership is a measurable and learnable set of behaviors. The Challenge Continues program offers you the opportunity to take a deeper dive into the Inspire a Shared Vision leadership practice. Designed for leaders familiar with The Leadership Challenge principles and its Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership foundational model, this new program addresses the important question: "What's Next?" The second of bestselling authors Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner's Five Practices, Inspire a Shared Vision is about: Envisioning the future by imagining exciting and ennobling possibilities Enlisting others in a common vision by appealing to shared aspirations Your Participant Workbook is a hands-on tool, designed to accompany you on the next phase of your personal leadership development journey. Beginning with a focus on what you have already accomplished and what has gone well with this Practice, the pages then guide you through several interactive exercises and a practical process for expanding and refining your Inspire a Shared Vision skills. You will also explore ways in which can develop your team members and influence the broader spheres of you work unit or organization. Finishing up the module with a detailed action plan, you will leave the session with a detailed map for continuing your journey toward exceptional leadership.