Everyone seems to be talking about the need for leadership, but what does it take to be a good leader? What are the most common approaches used to lead? What are the tried-and-true methods of leadership, and what once-fashionable trends are now considered obsolete?
This invaluable reference, with its overview of leadership approaches, developments, and trends, provides guidance to help any manager become a more effective leader. The book is designed to provide support for would-be leaders in their daily routine, whether interacting with colleagues, employees, executive boards, or organizations they are expected to lead.
Sections in this book include
Part 1. First Steps
Part 2. Systemic Leadership
Part 3. Leadership as a Relational Phenomenon; Transformative Leadership; and Values and Ethics
Maria Stippler is currently training to be a psychotherapist. Sadie Moore is the director of training at Coro Southern California, part of a national organization that prepares diverse groups of individuals for effective and ethical leadership in public affairs. Seth A. Rosenthal is the director of public opinion research for the Merriman River Group. Tina Dorffer is project manager at Bertelsmann Stiftung and is responsible for its Leadership Series.