This book provides a foundation upon which individuals and organizations can begin the change initiative through the use of the Five Values model as a career management system for developing and enhancing the careers of American Black women who are leading within and want to lead organizations.
Cabrera and Unruh define a new context for global leadership, vividly illustrating both the challenges and the opportunities facing today's executives. How can you be effective? What new skills must you learn in order to be successful? What do international teams do to stay connected while still producing results on a regional scale? Being Global is written for leaders at all levels of their careers--whether in big business or small, private sector or government--who aspire to think and act globally and who need some help getting there.
In this practical sequel to her Creative Habit, Tharp explains why collaboration is important to her, and can be for you. She shows how to recognize good candidates for partnership and how to build one successfully, and analyzes dysfunctional collaborations. Tharp sees collaboration as a daily practice, and her book is rich in examples from her career--and she suggests that the lessons you learn by working together professionally can help you in your personal relationships.
Successful leadership today relies heavily on an individual's ability to effectively respond to and proactively drive change--in short, to be creative. This book helps readers enhance their creative talents and employ these skills as a leader, providing a concrete set of principles and procedures based in creativity that, once internalized, will forever change how we lead.
This edited volume explores different models, conceptualizations, and measures of leader interpersonal and influence "soft skills" that are so necessary for effective leadership. These include the communication skills, persuasion skills, political savvy, and emotional abilities used by leaders to inspire, motivate, and move followers toward the accomplishment of goals.
The Leadership Skills Handbook from best-selling author Jo Owen reveals the essential skills you need to be an effective leader. It shows you what works in practice, not in theory. Each skill is presented in a concise, easy to follow format, with an accompanying framework to help you think about how that skill should be ideally deployed. The skills are about the real challenges real leaders have to master, and as you observe and record real-life examples of skills in action, you will be developing your own unique formula for success in the context that matters to you.
How organized sports shapes a persons life through lessons learned in competition as a child, adolescent, teenager, and young adult. It discusses how the attributes of teamwork, discipline, reliability, humility, sportsmanship, and perseverance alters lives in a positive way and floods over into all facets of life in later years and are foundational to how a person matures into their adult self.
This book links theory, research, and practice of women's leadership in various higher education contexts and offers suggestions for future leadership development strategies. This volume focuses on the field of higher education, particularly within the context of the United States—a sector that serves a majority of students at all degree levels who are women, yet lacks parity by women in senior leadership roles.