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Kouzes, James M.; Posner, Barry Z. – Facilities Manager, 2008
At some point during all this talk over the years about the importance of being future-oriented, leaders got the sense that they were the ones that had to be the visionaries. Often with the encouragement of a lot of leadership developers, leaders came to assume that if others expected them to be forward-looking, then they had to go off all alone…
Descriptors: Leadership Effectiveness, Participation, Communication (Thought Transfer)
Kouzes, James M.; Posner, Barry Z. – 2003
This book shows how anyone can develop the key leadership skills needed to "get extraordinary things done" on their college and university campuses. It outlines the principles and practices that are solidly based in more than two decades of quantitative and qualitative research. The book: describes the proven Five Practices of Exemplary…
Descriptors: Administrator Responsibility, Collegiality, Higher Education, Leadership Qualities
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Jerrell, Jeanette M.; Kouzes, James M. – Administration in Mental Health, 1982
Conducted a management and organization development program in eight mental health agencies. Describes the stages and activities of this 18-month effort and the results of its evaluation. There were significant, positive results for almost all the participating management teams as well as for their organizations. (Author)
Descriptors: Administrators, Learning Readiness, Management Development, Management Teams
Kouzes, James M.; Posner, Barry Z. – 1999
This book is written to assist people to lead others in getting extraordinary things done. The basic message is that the best leaders care. This is not about being soft or a cheerleader. In chapter 1, the research to support this point of view is examined. In chapter 2, a classic case study to illustrate the seven essentials of encouraging the…
Descriptors: Administrator Characteristics, Administrator Education, Administrators, Elementary Secondary Education
Kouzes, James M.; Posner, Barry Z. – 1998
This manual provides assistance in designing and conducting a leadership program for college students based on the "Student Leadership Practices Inventory" (Student LPI). The Student LPI extends previous research among business leaders to student leaders; it measures leadership practice in college students. Many young people taking a leadership…
Descriptors: College Students, Guidance, Higher Education, Leadership Training
Kouzes, James M.; Posner, Barry Z. – 1998
This workbook provides information, answers to questions, and the "Student Leadership Practices Inventory" (Student LPI). After careful research with student leaders, similar to previous research in business, the Student LPI was designed to measure leadership practice in college students. The Student LPI helps college students discover the extent…
Descriptors: College Students, Guidance, Higher Education, Leadership Training
Kouzes, James M.; Posner, Barry Z. – 1987
This book challenges traditional notions of leadership. It was written to help managers and nonmanagers alike improve their abilities to lead others to get extraordinary things done in organizations. Data were derived from administration of the Personal Best Questionnaire to 550 managers, interviews with 42 managers, and administration of the…
Descriptors: Administrator Effectiveness, Administrator Role, Change Strategies, Leadership
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Posner, Barry Z.; Kouzes, James M. – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1993
In follow-up studies using the Leadership Practices Inventory (LPI), data from over 36,000 business managers and their subordinates were used to reexamine psychometric properties of the instrument and to explore gender, functional field, ethnic, and cross-cultural differences. Factor analysis supports a five-factor scale, with gender differences…
Descriptors: Administrators, Behavior Patterns, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Differences
Hesselbein, Frances, Ed.; And Others – 1996
The 31 papers in this volume address the requirements and qualities of leadership and leaders in the organization of the future. Papers are grouped into the following categories: Leading the Organization of the Future, Future Leaders in Action, Learning to Lead for Tomorrow, and Executives on the Future of Leadership. Some of the papers included…
Descriptors: Administrator Behavior, Business Administration, Higher Education, Leadership