9780618623280

Leadership Research Findings, Practice, and Skills

  • ISBN 13:

    9780618623280

  • ISBN 10:

    0618623280

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 06/22/2006
  • Publisher: South-Western College Pub
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

Ideal for instructors who take a practical, skill-building approach to teaching leadership, this text balances theory with real-world applications. DuBrin, a highly respected author and consultant, incorporates current research on leadership and real-world business events from academic journals and popular periodicals. Leadership profiles focus on successful men and women to whom students can easily relate, such as lower-level, small business, and not-for-profit leaders. In the Fifth Edition, skill-building activities such as leadership self-assessment quizzes, role-play exercises, and discussion questions have been retained. Key updates include new opening vignettes and end-of-chapter cases; one additionalSkill-Building Exerciseper chapter; and an enhanced Online Study Center (student web site) with newKnowledge Banksections, featuring research and theory not covered in the text. New!The Fifth Edition includes new opening vignettes featuring companies like Deloitte & Touche and Colgate-Palmolive, as well as new quizzes, exercises, and end-of-chapter cases. New!This edition incorporates new research, cases, and hands-on work for students, plus more examples of leaders and leadership styles in lower-level, small business, and not-for-profit organizations. A range of new examples includes sports organizations like the New York Yankees and the Detroit Pistons. New!The enhanced Online Study Center includes more resources to help students succeed in the course, including newKnowledge Banksections, featuring research and theory not covered in the text. New!For instructors who wish to assign more skill-building practice or vary assignments based on student interests, each chapter offers an additionalSkill-Building Exercisethat focuses on building a leadership portfolio. New!A new chapter-ending boxed feature acts as a reader's roadmap by reviewing the previous chapter's content and previews the chapter to follow.

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