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The Nature of LeadershipWith contributions from leading authors in the most important areas of current research, this book provides insight into the streams that are driving leadership theory and practice today. The Second Edition provides students with an updated and complete yet concise handbook that solidifies and integrates the vast and disparate leadership literature….

The Nature of LeadershipA unique, visually stunning and conceptually powerful business book, The Nature of Leadership presents inspiring photos by former National Geographic photographer Dewitt Jones as well as interviews, quotes, and narratives by bestselling authors Dr. Stephen R. Covey and A. Roger Merrill (who also contributed photos to the book). “I love this book. It’s the only time I’ve actually experienced leadership on the pages of a book. It’s not only about the nature of leadership, it is also about the natu…

The Nature of LeadershipLeadership scholars have made many inroads in understanding leadership; however, making sense of the thousands of studies and hundreds of books is a difficult task, which is why many still incorrectly think that leadership is an elusive phenomenon. The Nature of Leadership is the first concise and integrated volume that addresses current issues in leadership research, including emerging topics such as gender, culture, and ethics….

Being Leaders: The Nature of Authentic Christian LeadershipWhat makes a leader a Christian leader? Too many churches and parachurch groups operate under secular leadership principles and strategies without considering what Scripture teaches. In this accessible and comprehensive book, leadership expert Aubrey Malphurs articulates a working definition of Christian leadership based on the Bible and his own extensive research. Malphurs begins by defining a uniquely Christian leader from the inside out, from godly character and commitment to pure motives an…

Certain Trumpets: The Nature of LeadershipThe Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Lincoln at Gettysburg offers a gallery of portraits that examine the interplay among leaders and followers and identify the essential elements of successful leadership. Reprint. 25,000 first printing….

Nature Based LeadershipNature Based Leadership inspires, illuminates, and entertains those who are willing to learn from Nature. A collection of personal reflections from a natural resources scientist, university president, philosopher, leadership scholar, Nature enthusiast, and Earth citizen, this book evokes deep emotions and stimulates the reader to think deeply about our relationship with this planet we call home. The author walks a fine line between prose and lyricism. Some of these essays instruct of Nature’s …

The Nature of Leadership: Reptiles, Mammals, and the Challenge of Becoming a Great LeaderA great leader is a truly unique animal, possessing both the warmth of a mammal and the cold-blooded toughness of a reptile Enlightening, encouraging, and filled with incredible anecdotes from the author’s own experience, The Nature of Leadership explores these characteristics, with examples of leaders ranging from tough-minded Lou Gerstner at IBM to mammalian leaders like Herb Kelleher of Southwest Airlines and Wendy Kopp, founder of Teach for America. Key features Contains anecdotes from the a…

The World's Most Powerful Leadership Principle: How to Become a Servant LeaderIn The World’s Most Powerful Leadership Principle, Hunter demonstrates that leadership and character development are one and the same. But the work, even the pain, of changing one’s self –  breaking old, worn-out habits – is difficult. Hunter provides an uncomplicated, straightforward, three-step change process he has seen successfully employed by literally thousands of leaders to effect change in their lives and organizations and fulfill beneficial goals.This groundbreaking book will open the …

Rightful Heritage: Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Land of AmericaThe acclaimed, award-winning historian—“America’s new past master” (Chicago Tribune)—examines the environmental legacy of FDR and the New Deal.Douglas Brinkley’s The Wilderness Warrior celebrated Theodore Roosevelt’s spirit of outdoor exploration and bold vision to protect 234 million acres of wild America. Now, in Rightful Heritage, Brinkley turns his attention to the other indefatigable environmental leader—Teddy’s distant cousin, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, chronicling his…