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The 9 Types of Leadership: Mastering the Art of People in the 21st Century WorkplaceThe 9 Types of Leadership demonstrates how to solve people problems on the job in a quick, efficient and satisfying way through understanding personality patterns and motivations. In the past few years, mindfulness and other approaches to self-awareness have begun to transform the American workplace. But while it is increasingly widely accepted in the business world that the most direct route to success lies in adopting practices that actively promote a leader’s self-awareness, social skill,…

The Art and Adventure of Leadership: Understanding Failure, Resilience and SuccessFor the first time, a top leadership scholar and a top leadership practitioner explore the true duties, demands, and privileges of leadership. Intellectual sparks flew when Warren Bennis, the “father” of modern leadership studies and Steven B. Sample, one of the most accomplished university presidents in recent history, came together for candid explorations of the forces that shape successful leaders and unsuccessful ones. The Art and Adventure of Leadership, their final collab­oration, rev…

Understanding Leadership: An arts and humanities perspectiveLao Tzu, Marx, the Buddha, Ibsen, Machiavelli ― these are just a few of the world’s great thinkers who have weighed in on the subject of leadership over the centuries. Yet, the contemporary student of leadership often overlooks many of these names in favour of more recent theorists hailing from the social sciences. Understanding Leadership: An Arts and Humanities Perspective takes a different angle, employing the works of the great philosophers, authors and artists found in world civilizatio…

Understanding Sun Tzu on the Art of WarUnderstanding Sun Tzu on the Art of War is both a source and an interpretation of Sun Tzu’s Art of War written to clarify Sun Tzu’s philosophies on war without compromising the subtlety of thought needed to master them. Readers of this book, from across professional disciplines, will find key advice on leadership, advantage, and how to proficiently overcome adversaries….

The Art of War for Women: Sun Tzu's Ultimate Guide to Winning Without ConfrontationForget everything you think you know about strength, strategy and success. This brilliant adaptation of the ancient masterpiece The Art of War shows women how to use Sun Tzu’s philosophy to win in every aspect of life.Would you like to transform your weaknesses into strengths? Succeed at work without compromising your ethics? Integrate your style and personal philosophy into every action you take? If so, this book is for you. In The Art of War for Women, bestselling author Chin-Ning Chu br…

The Art of Leadership: A Choreography of Human UnderstandingWhen we view art, understanding comes in part as we engage in reflective practice. Here, author Zach Kelehear encourages school leaders and teachers to reflect on their own leadership capacities and to develop an art for leading schools. Using the language of art criticism and critique with real-life examples and case studies, he helps readers to identify an “eye” for leadership with specific discussion in matters of school leadership and instructional supervision. Drawing on the arts-based rese…

Understanding Shiite Leadership: The Art of the Middle Ground in Iran and Lebanon (Problems of International Politics)In this book, Shaul Mishal and Ori Goldberg explore the ways in which Shiite leaderships in Iran and Lebanon approach themselves and their world. Contrary to the violent and radical image of religious leaderships in the Islamic Republic of Iran and Lebanese Hizballah, the political vision and practice of these leaderships view the world as a middle ground, shying away from absolutist and extremist tendencies. The political leadership assumed by Shiite religious scholars in Iran and Lebanon has t…

The Japanese Art of War: Understanding the Culture of Strategy (Shambhala Classics)Military rule and the martial tradition of the samurai dominated Japanese culture for more than eight hundred years. According to Thomas Cleary—translator of more than thirty-five classics of Asian philosophy—the Japanese people have been so steeped in the way of the warrior that some of the manners and mentality of this outlook remain embedded in their individual and collective consciousness. Cleary shows how well-known attributes such as the reserve and mystery of formal Japanese behavior …

Understanding Art Markets: Inside the world of art and businessThe global art market has recently been valued at close to $50bn – a rise of over 60% since the global financial crisis. These figures are driven by demand from China and other emerging markets, as well as the growing phenomenon of the artist bypassing dealers as a market force in his/her own right. This new textbook integrates, updates and enhances the popular aspects of two well-regarded texts – Understanding International Arts Markets and The Art Business. Topics covered include: Emerging ma…