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The Science of Leadership: Lessons from Research for Organizational LeadersIn The Science of Leadership, Julian Barling takes an evidenced-based approach, relying primarily on the knowledge generated from research on organizational leadership conducted around the world and personal reflections based on two decades of involvement in leadership research and leadership development with executives. While leadership has been studied within all the major social sciences, Barling mainly focuses on findings from psychological research. The first part of the book explains the n…

Leadership Lessons of Abraham Lincoln: Strategies, Advice, and Words of Wisdom on Leadership, Responsibility, and PowerWhat is it about Abraham Lincoln that, 146 years after his death, continues to inspire us? Was it his commitment to honesty and his unfailing integrity? Was it his courage to stand up against the injustices of his day? Was it his ability to lead the American people through the perils of war and unify the country through the conviction of his ideals? In Leadership Lessons of Abraham Lincoln, the best, most thought-provoking, and inspiring excerpts from Lincoln’s speeches and writings have been …

First In, Last Out: Leadership Lessons from the New York Fire DepartmentWhat is it about Abraham Lincoln that, 146 years after his death, continues to inspire us? Was it his commitment to honesty and his unfailing integrity? Was it his courage to stand up against the injustices of his day? Was it his ability to lead the American people through the perils of war and unify the country through the conviction of his ideals? In Leadership Lessons of Abraham Lincoln, the best, most thought-provoking, and inspiring excerpts from Lincoln’s speeches and writings have been …

A Passion for Leadership: Lessons on Change and Reform from Fifty Years of Public ServiceFrom the former secretary of defense and author of the acclaimed #1 best-selling memoir Duty, a characteristically direct, informed, and urgent assessment of why big institutions are failing us and how smart, committed leadership can effect real improvement regardless of scale. Across the realms of civic and private enterprise alike, bureaucracies vitally impact our security, freedoms, and everyday life. With so much at stake, competence, efficiency, and fiscal prudence are essential, yet Ameri…

Make It So: Leadership Lessons from Star Trek: The Next GenerationT he fast-changing business world of today is far different from just a few years ago. Success in today’s marketplace requires new leadership techniques, new thinking, and an eye on the future . . . . In Make It So: Leadership Lessons from Star Trek: The Next Generation&reg, Wess Roberts and coauthor Bill Ross take their inspiration from today’s most striking and most popular vision of the future — Star Trek — an unprecedented television, feature film and publishing phenomenon. From the top-r…

The Navy SEAL Art of War: Leadership Lessons from the World's Most Elite Fighting ForceIn a groundbreaking, narrative-driven book for businesses, managers (and those who aspire to the managerial ranks), and entrepreneurs, a veteran Navy SEAL Chief Petty Officer shows how the skills that enable SEAL teams to achieve the impossible in the battlefield can help business executives and career-minded individuals make better decisions and get the best out of their teams.    Anyone can make good decisions when everything is in their favor. But in life, as in war, it’s in chaotic, chal…

Voice Lessons: Applying Science to the Art of Leadership CommunicationPresentation skills, written communication training, and formal rhetoric and debate skills are all useful, basic developmental tools for modern managers and leaders. The explosion of new communication evidence from the fields of linguistics and neuroscience have modified and even overturned decades of best practices. The modern manager or leader, in order to be at the top of their communication game, needs to understand which ideas of the past still work and which habits of the past to break. Th…

Leadership: Enhancing the Lessons of Experience, 6th EditionLeadership: Enhancing the Lessons of Experience, 6/e consists of 13 chapters and three leadership skills sections integrated into the text. Authors Hughes, Ginnett, and Curphy draw upon three different types of literature—empirical studies; interesting anecdotes, stories and findings; and leadership skills—to create a text that is personally relevant, interesting, and scholarly. The authors’ unique quest for a careful balancing act of leadership materials helps students apply theory and…

A Higher Standard Of Leadership: Lessons From the Life Of Gandhi.This fascinating guide applies lessons from Ghandhi’s life to crucial leadership tasks we face today. Spotlighting insights about management, leadership, and purpose, the guide also shows how to embody the values of service, truth, and personal responsibility….

Leadership: Enhancing the Lessons of Experience: Leadership: Enhancing the Lessons of ExperienceLeadership: Enhancing the Lessons of Experience, 8e consists of 16 chapters, four of which cover specific leadership skills and qualities covered in each of the book’s four sections. Hughes, Ginnett, and Curphy draw upon three different types of literature – empirical studies; interesting anecdotes, stories and findings; and leadership skills – to create a text that is personally relevant, interesting, and scholarly. The authors’ unique quest for a careful balancing act of leadership materials h…