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The Jossey-Bass reader on nonprofit and public leadership

Author: James L Perry
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, ©2010.
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The question for each of us is not Do I matter? but how do I matter? If others look to you for leadership, how are you doing in leading them right now? Not how is my boss doing, or how is the CEO doing, or how is the famous leader doing, but how am I doing? None of us needs a ton of statistical studies to tell us how we respond when people are providing terrific leadership and when they're doing a lousy job of it.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Jossey-Bass reader on nonprofit and public leadership.
San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, ©2010
(DLC) 2009032201
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James L Perry
ISBN: 0470542357 9780470542354 9780470542378 0470542373 9780470542361 0470542365 9780470479490 0470479493
OCLC Number: 502635135
Description: 1 online resource (xxviii, 658 pages) : illustrations
Contents: What is leadership? / Max DePree --
The tasks of leadership / John W. Gardner --
The five practices of exemplary leadership / James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner --
Leaders growing leaders / Ray Blunt --
Maintaining board leadership : staying on track and institutionalizing excellence / John Carver --
Public-sector leadership theory : an assessment / Montgomery Van Wart --
Human dignity and grassroots leadership development / Jim Keddy --
Practicing servant-leadership / Larry C. Spears --
Share leadership / Leslie Crutchfield and Heather McLeod Grant --
Collaboration processes : inside the black box / Ann Marie Thomson and James L. Perry --
The strategy change cycle / John M. Bryson --
Delivering on the promise of nonprofits / Jeffrey L. Bradach, Thomas J. Tierney, and Nancy Stone --
Performance leadership : eleven better practices that can ratchet up performance / Robert D. Behn --
The learning leader as culture manager / Edgar H. Schein --
Maintaining trust through integrity / Warren Bennis and Joan Goldsmith --
Administrative responsibility : the key to administrative ethics / Terry L. Cooper --
Empowering people to lead / Bill George --
Enlist others : attracting people to common purposes / James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner --
Diversity management : an essential craft for leaders / R. Roosevelt Thomas, Jr. --
Negotiating for the public good / Lisa Blomgren Bingham --
Seeing your way : why leaders must communicate their visions / Talula Cartwright and David Baldwin --
Seven communication tips an effective leader must have / William F. Kumuyi --
Nonprofits and evaluation : managing expectations from the leader's perspective / Salvatore P. Alaimo --
Sustaining impact / Leslie Crutchfield and Heather McLeod Grant --
Characteristics of leadership effectiveness : implementing change and driving innovation in organizations / Ann Gilley, Pamela Dixon, and Jerry W. Gilley --
Leadership and innovation in the public sector / Sandford Borins --
The changing of the guard : what generational differences tell us about social-change organizations / Frances Kunreuther --
Boards and executive transitions / Michael Allison --
Leadership and leading : leadership challenges / Marcia Marsh --
Understanding the nonprofit sector's leadership deficit / Thomas J. Tierney --
The nexus effect: when leaders span group boundaries / Jeffrey Yip, Serena Wong, and Christopher Ernst --
The politics of doing good : philanthropic leadership for the twenty-first century / Leslie Lenkowsky --
New models of public leadership / Joseph S. Nye, Jr. --
The ties that bind / Barbara Kellerman.
Other Titles: Nonprofit and public leadership
Responsibility: edited by James L. Perry.


An ideal resource for students and professionals, this comprehensive reader offers a diverse collection of the foremost writings on leadership and management in the public and nonprofit sectors. The  Read more...


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