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Leadership authority Dick Daft offers managers valuable insight into proven and emerging leadership theory while equipping them with the practical skills and understanding to become more effective leaders. Packed with interesting examples and illustrations of effective leadership in action, this book offers the latest thinking about leadership theory and practice - including emerging trends in the business world as well as academic and military environments. A best-selling author, Daft is widely renowned for his reader-friendly style and cutting-edge coverage.

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Emphasizing the theory behind leadership, this textbook uses current research and real-world examples to discuss topics like character, courage, "followership", motivation and empowerment, communication, teamwork, diversity, power and influence, vision and strategy, culture and values, and change. Daft teaches management at Vanderbilt University.
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Synopsis:

Leadership authority Dick Daft offers managers valuable insight into proven and emerging leadership theory while equipping them with the practical skills and understanding to become more effective leaders. Packed with interesting examples and illustrations of effective leadership in action, this book offers the latest thinking about leadership theory and practice - including emerging trends in the business world as well as academic and military environments. A best-selling author, Daft is widely renowned for his reader-friendly style and cutting-edge coverage.

Synopsis:

Packed with interesting examples and real world leadership, the 4th edition helps the reader develop an understanding of theory while acquiring the necessary skills and insights to become effective leaders. It is written for courses teaching leadership theory and application. The Leadership Experience integrates recent ideas and practices with established scholarly research in a way that makes the topic of leadership come alive.

About the Author

Richard L. Daft, Ph.D., is the Brownlee O. Currey, Jr. Professor of Management in the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University, where he specializes in the study of leadership and organization theory. Dr. Daft is a fellow of the Academy of Management and has served on the editorial boards of Academy Of Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly, and Journal of Management Education. He was associate editor-in-chief of Organization Science and associate editor of Administrative Science Quarterly. Dr. Daft has authored or co-authored 13 books, including ORGANIZATION THEORY AND DESIGN and MANAGEMENT. He also has authored dozens of scholarly articles, papers, and chapters and has published in the ADMINISTRATIVE SCIENCE QUARTERLY, ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT JOURNAL, ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT REVIEW, STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT JOURNAL, JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT, ACCOUNTING ORGANIZATIONS AND SOCIETY, MANAGEMENT SCIENCE, MIS QUARTERLY, and ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR TEACHING REVIEW. Dr. Daft has received several government research grants in organization design, organizational innovation and change, strategy implementation, and organizational information processing. An active teacher and respected consultant, Dr. Daft has served as associate dean and helped manage a start-up enterprise. He has been involved in management development and consulting for numerous organizations, including the American Banking Association, AutoZone, Nortel, Bridgestone, TVA, Pratt and Whitney, Allstate Insurance, State Farm Insurance, the United States Air Force, the U.S. Army, J. C. Bradford and Co., Central Parking System, USAA, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and many others.

Table of Contents

Part I: INTRODUCTION TO LEADERSHIP. 1. What Does It Mean to Be a Leader? Part II: RESEARCH PERSPECTIVES ON LEADERSHIP. 2. Traits, Behaviors, and Relationships. 3. Contingency Approaches. Part III: THE PERSONAL SIDE OF LEADERSHIP. 4. The Leader as an Individual. 5. Leadership Mind and Heart. 6. Courage and Moral Leadership. 7. Followership. Part IV: THE LEADER AS RELATIONSHIP BUIDER. 8. Motivation and Empowerment. 9. Leadership Communication. 10. Leading Teams. 11. Developing Leadership Diversity. 12. Leadership Power and Influence. Part V: THE LEADER AS SOCIAL ARCHITECT. 13. Creating Vision and Strategic Direction. 14. Shaping Culture and Values. 15. Designing and Leading a Learning Organization. 16. Leading Change.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780324261271
Author:
DAFT, RICHARD (VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY)
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Author:
Daft, Richard L.(Richard L. Daft)
Author:
Lane, Pat
Location:
N
Subject:
Decision Making & Problem Solving
Subject:
Management - General
Subject:
Economics - General
Subject:
Management
Subject:
Skills
Subject:
Making & Problem Solving
Copyright:
Edition Number:
3
Edition Description:
3RD ED
Publication Date:
March 2004
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
704
Dimensions:
2.31 in.

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"Synopsis" by , Leadership authority Dick Daft offers managers valuable insight into proven and emerging leadership theory while equipping them with the practical skills and understanding to become more effective leaders. Packed with interesting examples and illustrations of effective leadership in action, this book offers the latest thinking about leadership theory and practice - including emerging trends in the business world as well as academic and military environments. A best-selling author, Daft is widely renowned for his reader-friendly style and cutting-edge coverage.
"Synopsis" by , Packed with interesting examples and real world leadership, the 4th edition helps the reader develop an understanding of theory while acquiring the necessary skills and insights to become effective leaders. It is written for courses teaching leadership theory and application. The Leadership Experience integrates recent ideas and practices with established scholarly research in a way that makes the topic of leadership come alive.
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