ERIC Number: ED416110
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Preparing for Leadership: A Young Adult's Guide to Leadership Skills in a Global Age.
Woyach, Robert B.
This book focuses on skills that will help young adults improve their abilities to meet leadership challenges in any group. The book presents a leadership model that has been field-tested and emphasizes individual skills as the foundation for effective leadership in school and community organizations. Chapters are organized by distinct skills groups to facilitate understanding of the leadership process. The book uses examples of successful leadership principles in action drawn from school clubs, extracurricular activities, teams, and school projects. The fourteen chapters are: (1) "Leaders and Leadership"; (2) "Exercising Leadership in a Global Age"; (3) "Envisioning"; (4) "Consensus-seeking"; (5) "Negotiation"; (6) "Creating Rewards"; (7) "Creating an Image"; (8) "Gaining Legitimacy"; (9) "Advocacy"; (10) "Coalition-building"; (11) "Perspective-taking"; (12) "The Group Context"; (13) "Your Leadership Style"; and (14) "Putting It All Together." Contains a bibliography and an index. (EH)
Descriptors: Citizenship Responsibility, Community, Elementary Secondary Education, Global Education, Leaders, Leaders Guides, Leadership, Leadership Qualities, Leadership Responsibility, Leadership Styles, Leadership Training, Social Responsibility, Social Studies, Young Adults, Youth
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
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