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January 2019 | 256 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
The need to develop better business leaders has never been greater. Leadership for Organizations provides a brief overview of leadership at the individual, team, and organizational levels. Authors David A. Waldman and Charles O’Reilly expertly cover the foundational leadership approaches with a special emphasis on contemporary issues as well as visionary and strategic leadership. The text is accompanied by more than 40 video cases from Stanford Graduate School of Business’s Leadership in Focus video collection. Students learn through role-modeling as they watch real-world leaders, ranging from first-time managers to CEOs, share stories of their leadership challenges and successes.

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Preface
 
About the Authors
 
Acknowledgments
 
PART I. FOUNDATIONS FOR EFFECTIVE LEADERSHIP
 
CHAPTER 1. Introduction
Defining Organizational Leadership

 
Some Important Introductory Questions

 
Approach and Organization of This Book

 
 
CHAPTER 2. Leader Traits and Characteristics
Leader Traits

 
Leader Behavior Styles

 
Video Case 2.1: Recovering From Failure

 
Video Case 2.2: Field of Dreams

 
Video Case 2.3: Bare Power of Humor

 
Conclusion

 
 
CHAPTER 3. Leader-Member Exchange and Relationship-Building
Leader-Member Exchange

 
Political Savvy

 
Video Case 3.1: First-Time Manager

 
Video Case 3.2: Dealing With a Star

 
Video Case 3.3: Reaching Generation Y

 
Conclusion

 
 
CHAPTER 4. Followership: Managing Up and Sideways
Types of Followers

 
Managing Up

 
Managing Sideways

 
Video Case 4.1: Managing Up

 
Video Case 4.2: Managing Your Boss

 
Video Case 4.3: Positioning for Influence

 
Video Case 4.4: Igniting Collaboration

 
Conclusion

 
 
CHAPTER 5. The Situational Approach to Leadership
Path-Goal Leadership

 
Hersey/Blanchard Approach to Decision-Making Based on the Situation

 
Vroom/Jago Approach to Decision-Making Based on the Situation

 
Putting Situational Approaches to Leadership in Perspective

 
Video Case 5.1: Technical Prima Donna

 
Video Case 5.2: Unmotivated Subordinate

 
Conclusion

 
Appendix: Cases in Leader Decision-Making

 
 
PART II. CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN LEADERSHIP
 
CHAPTER 6. Ethical and Moral Leadership
The Ethical/Moral Person

 
Actions as a Leader

 
Responsible and Accountable Leadership

 
Additional Considerations of Ethical/Moral Leadership: Some Nagging Questions

 
Video Case 6.1: Walking the Line

 
Video Case 6.2: Sharing Bad News

 
Video Case 6.3: Making Exceptions

 
Video Case 6.4: Abusive Partner

 
Video Case 6.5: Paying Bribes

 
Video Case 6.6: Vision, Values, and Culture

 
Conclusion

 
Appendix A: Behavioral Norms and Values Survey

 
Appendix B: Information Sharing (or Not Sharing at Harmony Inc

 
 
CHAPTER 7. Seeking, Receiving, and Giving Feedback
Seeking and Receiving Feedback as a Leader

 
Giving Feedback as a Leader

 
Video Case 7.1: Learning From a Mistake

 
Video Case 7.2: Giving Feedback

 
Video Case 7.3: Coaching a Direct Report

 
Conclusion

 
Appendix: Feedback Orientation Survey

 
 
CHAPTER 8. Team and Shared Leadership
Key Elements of Team-Oriented Coaching and Leadership

 
Leadership and the Stages of Team Development

 
Shared Leadership

 
Leading Virtual Teams

 
Video Case 8.1: Taking on a Struggling Team

 
Video Case 8.2: Castaway Clinic

 
Video Case 8.3: Underperforming Team

 
Conclusion

 
 
CHAPTER 9. Men and Women in Leadership Roles
Challenges for Women Who Attempt to Lead

 
Challenges for Male Leaders in an Increasingly Diverse Environment

 
Video Case 9.1: Power Challenge

 
Video Case 9.2: Gender Stereotypes

 
Video Case 9.3: Pecking Order Games

 
Video Case 9.4: Navigating in an Alpha World

 
Capstone Video 9.5: Developing Behaviors to Thrive

 
Capstone Video 9.6: Advantages of Being a Woman

 
Conclusion

 
Appendix: Inclusive Mindset

 
 
CHAPTER 10. Global Leadership
Who Are Global Leaders?

 
Understanding the American Cultural and Business Context

 
Global Leadership Orientation

 
Avoiding Misinterpretations

 
Video Case 10.1: Managing Cultural Diversity

 
Video Case 10.2: Building Bonds

 
Video Case 10.3: Leading a Global Team

 
Conclusion

 
Appendix: Global Orientation Survey

 
 
PART III. VISIONARY AND STRATEGIC LEADERSHIP
 
CHAPTER 11. Inspirational and Visionary Leadership
The Connection between Bases of Power and Influence

 
Charismatic and Transformational Leadership

 
Mission as a Basis for Vision

 
Effective Leader Vision

 
Capstone Video 11.1: Building Trust

 
Video Case 11.2: Keeping People Humble

 
Video Case 11.3: How Do You Keep That Edge?

 
Conclusion

 
 
CHAPTER 12. Strategic Leadership and Shaping Organizational Culture
Environmental Context, Competitive Advantage, and Organizational Culture

 
What Is Organizational Culture All About?

 
Aligning Culture With Vision, Mission, and Strategy

 
How Do Leaders Create and Reinforce Culture?

 
Video Case 12.1: Culture, Priorities, and Acquisitions

 
Video Case 12.2: Building Cultural Accountability

 
Video Case 12.3: Hiring Mistake

 
Conclusion

 
 
CHAPTER 13. Generating Organizational Change Through Strategic Leadership
Why the Leading of Change Has Become So Important

 
Four Basic Frames of Organizational Change

 
The Role of the Leader in Change

 
Capstone Video 13.1: Bare Power of Story

 
Video Case 13.2: Resistance to Change

 
Capstone Video 13.3: Getting Buy-In

 
Video Case 13.4: Gaining Commitment

 
Conclusion

 
Appendix: Sixteen Years of Leadership and Organizational Change: The Case of Michael Crow and Arizona State University

 
Appendix Exhibit 1: ASU Vision and University Goals

 
Appendix Exhibit 2: Crow’s Vision for ASU: Elements, Accomplishments and Challenges or Setbacks

 
Appendix Exhibit 3: Crow’s Leadership Approach

 
 
Index

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  • A section on contemporary issues in leadership cover timely issues like moral leadership, giving feedback, and shared leadership. 
  • A section on visionary and strategic leadership covers important topics like how leaders can effectively shape organizational culture and lead change.
  • More than 40 video cases from Stanford Graduate School of Business’s Leadership in Focus video collection illustrate leadership theories and concepts as they challenge students to problem-solve leadership dilemmas. 

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6. Ethical and Moral Leadership

9. Men and Women in Leadership Roles


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