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Leadership And Motivation

Author : John Adair
ISBN : 9780749460105
Genre : Business & Economics
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John Adair has transformed our understanding of how leadership works with his pioneering book Not Bosses But Leaders. Here he explores the nature of motivation, individual needs and how they relate to the key tasks facing leaders and managers - good, positive motivation can create, maintain and improve the performance of any team. In Leadership and Motivation John Adair also puts forward his own theory of motivation - the fifty-fifty rule - and then identifies the eight key principles for motivating others. Motivation increases efficiency and productivity - and makes reaching targets more likely. Leadership and Motivation will stimulate your thoughts and ideas on how to inspire others, and offers you some practical ways to motivate yourself and others to achieve.

Motivation Emotions And Leadership

Author : Richard C. Maddock
ISBN : 1567201512
Genre : Business & Economics
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Demonstrates that motivation is leadership and leadership is the ability to motivate, while providing useful insights that will help executives throughout all types of organizations become better leaders and more effective managers.

Transformational Leadership

Author : Edward J. Shelton
ISBN : 9781466958494
Genre : Business & Economics
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Dr. Shelton introduces his latest book Transformational Leadership which is an insightful review of how effective leaders develop skills, behaviors and respect from those around them.Transformational Leadership methods highlight the importance of individualized attention, trust and relationship building by identifying preferred leadership characteristics and behaviors making it a philosophy and a way of life. Transformational leadership is a powerful change agent. It engages individuals leading them to change, improve and participate in a meaningful way. These leadership qualities are not secret and have been applied throughout history to cause willful behavior changes.The results have proven to build trust, kindness, integrity and empowerment. Effective communication, motivation and courage all are examined in detail with supporting cases and antidotes. Effective leadership is a learned art that creates an exemplary role model for others.Transformational leaders are respected because they put the interests of those around them before their own.These leaders inspire and stimulate critical thinking, promote team work and encourage individual development. Dr. Shelton often says, “people do not leave their organization, they leave their boss.”Trust, motivation and engagement are leadership outcomes that separate organizations that are led by managers versus leaders. Dr. Edward Shelton is an international speaker with powerful voice in the dialogue on leadership, behavior and culture.He advanced his philosophy of Transformational Leadership development as a HR professional with international organizations that include Saudi Aramco Oil Company, Penn State University as an assistant professor and the U.S. Army as an Infantry officer.Dr. Shelton holds a PhD in Business Administration with research in leadership and culture. Dr. Shelton introduces his latest book, Transformational Leadership, which is an insightful review of how effective leaders develop skills, behaviors and respect from those around them.Transformational Leadership methods highlight the importance of individualized attention, trust and building relationships by identifying preferred leadership characteristics and behaviors; making it a philosophy and a way of life. Transformational Leadership is filled with examples of successes and failures which provide a unique look into culture, personality disorders, constructive leadership practices and dark leadership. Motivation: “People don’t leave the company, they leave their boss.” “Don’t slap the dolphin they will never perform again.” The Physician Rule, “Use the lease radical surgery to cure the problem.” Recognition: “A pat on the back is a few inches from a kick in the pants yet the results are miles apart.” “See others for not what they are now, but for what they can become.” Trust: “People will trust you if you have integrity, benevolence, and you have perfected your skill.” Communication: “Leaders use effective communications which are expressions of affection and not anger, facts and not fabrication, compassion and not contention, respect and not ridicule, counsel and not criticism, correction and not condemnation. Their words are spoken with clarity and not with confusion. They may be tender or they may be tough, but they must always be tempered.” Courage: “Moral courage is the willingness to stand firm on values, principles, and convictions. It enables all leaders to stand up for what they believe is right, regardless of the consequences. Leaders, who take full responsibility for their decisi

Leadership Roles And Management Functions In Nursing

Author : Bessie L. Marquis
ISBN : 078177246X
Genre : Medical
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Now in its Sixth Edition, this foremost leadership and management text incorporates application with theory and emphasizes critical thinking, problem solving, and decision making. More than 225 case studies and learning exercises promote critical thinking and interactive discussion. Case studies cover a variety of settings, including acute care, ambulatory care, long-term care, and community health. The book addresses timely issues such as leadership development, staffing, delegation, ethics and law, organizational, political, and personal power, management and technology, and more. Web links and learning exercises appear in each chapter. An Instructor's CD-ROM includes a testbank and PowerPoint slides.

Organizational Behavior 1

Author : John B. Miner
ISBN : 9781317463580
Genre : Business & Economics
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This comprehensive text provides a detailed review and analysis of the building-block theories in Organizational Behavior. Expanding on his previous work in the field, John Miner has identified the key theories that every student or scholar needs to understand to be considered literate in the discipline. Organizational Behavior: Essential Theories of Motivation and Leadership analyzes the work of leading theorists. Each chapter includes the background of the theorist represented, the context in which the theory arose, the initial and subsequent theoretical statements, research on the theory by the theory's author and others (including meta-analysis and reviews), and practical applications. Special features including boxed summaries of each theory at the beginning of each chapter, two introductory chapters on the scientific method and the development of knowledge, and detailed and comprehensive references, help make this text especially useful for graduate courses in Organizational Behavior and Industrial/Organizational Psychology.

Quantum Learning Instructional Leadership In Practice

Author : John Parks Le Tellier
ISBN : 9781483362243
Genre : Education
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Using evidence-based strategies, this inspiring handbook provides principals and teachers with a catalog of practiced "moves," or actions that upgrade performance, create durable motivation, and renew energy levels.

Motivation Leadership And Curriculum Design

Author : Caroline Koh
ISBN : 9789812872302
Genre : Education
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This book discusses the links between the basis of motivational, leadership and curricular constructs with regards to 21st century and net-generation learning. It brings together recent developments in motivation, educational leadership and curriculum design in order to offer a better understanding of what is already known and what is yet to be explored in these fields. It consists of a collection of findings on recent educational developments, including topics such as motivating the 21st century learner, leadership practices and influences, curriculum design and models, novel learning environments and 21st century learners and their needs.

The Epistemology Of Motivation

Author : Egeni Chike Camilius
ISBN : 9781469136905
Genre : Self-Help
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Epistemology of motivation harnesses the art of motivation. It analyzed and explained motivation and what motivate people. Targeting employee motivation, epistemology of motivation reviewed the motivational theories and discussed their strengths and weaknesses. The theories analyzed, include: the Maslow's needs hierarchy, Goal setting theory, theories and X, Y and Z, the Management by Objective and the newly Humanistic, Influence and Affluence factors. Various scholarly reports published within the past fifteen years were analyzed and referenced. The results show that employee motivation is key to achieve organizational goal; it reduces cost of operations and makes goals attainable.

Achievement Motivation In The Leadership Role Of Extension Agents

Author : Roya Karami
ISBN : 9781443864817
Genre : Business & Economics
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This book is relevant to the practice and theory of agricultural extension. In the current context of significant changes in thinking, policy, and expectations, these changes require extension agents to respond to challenges in developing leadership skills to support and encourage changes at farm and household levels. The book has identified the background, personal, and environmental factors influencing achievement motivation in the leadership role of extension agents. The background factors are primary dimensions of diversity and are less amenable to change, exert significant impacts, and shape our basic self-image, sense of identity, and early learning experiences. Researchers often ignore the interdependence of the background factors with other (secondary) dimensions of diversity, in which the latter are changeable personal characteristics that are acquired, and may be modified or abandoned throughout life. Although the secondary dimensions of diversity are more controllable, they will be affected by other people’s decisions, which in this book we see as environmental factors. The reliability and applicability of the above-mentioned theoretical discussions have been tested in an original study involving extension agents in Iran.

E Leadership A New Paradigm

Author : Monika Bansal
ISBN : 812121064X
Genre : Business
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