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The Art and Science of Leadership

The Art and Science of Leadership

  • Afsaneh Nahavandi
  • Author: Afsaneh Nahavandi
    • ISBN:9789352866205
    • 10 Digit ISBN:9352866207
    • Price:Rs. 499.00
    • Pages:416
    • Imprint:Pearson Education
    • Binding:Paperback
    • Status:Available

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    Nahavandi's text has an application emphasis with a cross cultural perspective on leadership.

    This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience—for you and your students. Here's how:

    Encourage Students to Apply Theory to Their Own Development: Strong theoretical coverage and cutting-edge research is presented.

    Cross Cultural Focus: A cross-cultural, racial, and gender-based analyses of leadership is presented.

    Keep your Course Current and Relevant: New examples, exercises, and research findings appear throughout the text.


    Table of Content

    Part I Building Blocks
    Chapter 1 Definition and Significance of Leadership
    Chapter 2 The Global and Cultural Contexts
    Chapter 3 The Foundations of Modern Leadership
    Chapter 4 Individual Differences and Traits
    Chapter 5 Power 
    Part II Contemporary Concepts
    Chapter 6 Current Era in Leadership: Inspiration and Connection to
    Chapter 7 Other Leadership Perspectives: Upper Echelon and Leadership
    of Nonprofits 
    Part III Leading
    Chapter 8 Leading Teams
    Chapter 9 Leading Change
    Chapter 10 Developing Leaders 
    Author Index
    Subject Index

    Salient Features

    Encourage Students to Apply Theory to Their Own Development
    Application Focus: Along with strong theoretical coverage and introduction of cutting-edge research, this book continues to be application focused and encourages students to apply the theory to their own development and into their current organizations.
    NEW:  All of the chapters now include Leadership Question and What Do You Do? pedagogical features that encourage active learning.
    Each chapter starts with a "The Leadership Question" that focuses the student on the theoretical or practical issues covered in the chapter.  The question is specifically addressed at some point in the chapter in "The Leadership Question - Revisited" segment.
    Each chapter includes a "What Do You Do?" feature that presents a brief action-oriented scenario to help students connect the material with hands-on applications.
    Cross Cultural Focus
    Cross-Cultural Focus: One of the goals for this text is to include cross-cultural, racial, and gender-based analyses of leadership as a major part of the discourse about leadership effectiveness.The changing demographics within the United States and the globalization of the world economy make such analysis essential.