Book The leadership challenge : how to make extraordinary things happen in organizations / James M. Kouzes, Barry Z. Posner.
Associated Name: Posner, Barry Z.
Publication year: c2012.
Call Number HD57.7 .K685 2012
Media class: Book
Edition: 5th ed.
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass
ISBN: 9780470651728 0470651725
"25th Anniversary"--Dust jacket.
Extent: xiii, 394 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
The 25th anniversary edition of the business classic, completely revised and updated. The Leadership Challenge, based on Kouzes and Posner's extensive research, this all-new edition casts their enduring work in context for today's world, proving how leadership is a relationship that must be nurtured and can be learned. Features over 100 all-new case studies and examples, which show The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership in action around the world. Focuses on toughest organizational challenges leaders face today. Addresses changes in how people work and what people want from their work. It is an indispensable resource for leaders at all levels.
Introduction : Making extraordinary things happen in organizations -- When leaders are at their best -- Model the way. Clarify values -- Set the example -- Inspire a shared vision. Envision the future -- Enlist others -- Challenge the process. Search for opportunities -- Experiment and take risks -- Enable others to act. Foster collaboration -- Strengthen others -- Encourage the heart. Recognize contributions -- Celebrate the values and victories -- Leadership is everyone's business.