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ERIC Number: ED499589
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Dec
Pages: 512
Abstractor: ERIC
ISBN: ISBN-978-0-7879-8213-3
Exploring Leadership: For College Students Who Want to Make a Difference. 2nd Edition
Komives, Susan R.; Lucas, Nance; McMahon, Timothy R.
Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley
This is the thoroughly revised and updated second edition of the bestselling book Exploring Leadership. The book is designed to help college students understand that they are capable of being effective leaders and to guide them in developing their leadership potential. Exploring Leadership incorporates new insights and material developed in the course of the authors' work in the field. The second edition contains expanded and new chapters and also includes the relational leadership model, uses a more global context and examples that relate to a wide variety of disciplines, contains a new section which emphasizes ways to work to accomplish change, and concludes with concrete strategies for activism. Following a preface, this book is divided into five parts. Part I, Leadership for a Changing World, presents: (1) An Introduction to Leadership; (2) The Changing Nature of Leadership; and (3) The Relational Leadership Model. Part II, Exploring Your Potential for Leadership, continues with: (4) Understanding Yourself; (5) Understanding Others; and (6) Leading with Integrity and Moral Purpose. Part III, Context for the Practice of Leadership, contains: (7) Interacting in Teams and Groups; (8) Understanding Complex Organizations; (9) Being in Communities; and (10) Renewing Groups, Organizations, and Communities. Part IV, Making a Difference with Leadership, contains: (11) Understanding Change; and (12) Strategies for Change. Part V, Leadership Development and Renewal, concludes with: (13) Developing a Leadership Identity; and (14) The Mind, Body, and Soul of the Leader. References, subject index, and name index are also included. [For the first edition of "Exploring Leadership" (1998), see ED418636.]
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: Students
Language: English
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