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Leadership for Organizations


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February 2019 | 208 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc

Leadership for Organizations uses an innovative framework to develop students’ leadership abilities. Video cases from Stanford's Leadership in Focus video collection capture real-world leaders, ranging from first-time managers to CEOs, who share their leadership challenges and successes. Students learn through role-modeling as they see leadership theories and concepts in action and practice their problem-solving abilities. Authors David A. Waldman and Charles O’Reilly provide a concise overview of the major leadership theories with an emphasis on moral leadership, shared leadership, inspirational leadership, and strategic leadership. 

 
PART I. FOUNDATIONS FOR EFFECTIVE LEADERSHIP
 
1. Introduction
Defining Organizational Leadership  
Some Important Introductory Questions  
Approach and Organization of this Book  
 
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  
 
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  
 
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  
 
5. Situational Leadership
Path-Goal Leadership  
Hersey/Blanchard Approach to Situational Leadership  
Vroom/Jago Approach to Situational Leadership  
Putting Situational Leadership in Perspective  
Video Case 5.1: Technical Prima Donna  
Video Case 5.2: Unmotivated Subordinate  
Conclusion  
 
PART II. CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN LEADERSHIP
 
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  
 
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  
 
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  
 
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  
Video Case 9.5: Developing Behaviors to Thrive  
Video Case: 9.6: Advantages of Being a Woman  
Conclusion  
 
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  
 
PART III. VISIONARY AND STRATEGIC LEADERSHIP
 
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  
Video Case 11.1: Building Trust  
Video Case 11.2: Keeping People Humble  
Video Case 11.3: How Do You Keep that Edge?  
Conclusion  
 
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  
 
13. Generating Organizational Change through Strategic Leadership
Why the Leading of Change Has Becomes So Important  
Four Basic Frames of Organizational Change  
The Role of the Leader in Change  
Video Case 13.1: Bare Power of Story  
Video Case 13.2: Resistance to Change  
Video Case 13.3: Getting Buy-In  
Video Case 13.4: Gaining Commitment  
Conclusion  

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