Leadership in organizations

Author: Gary A. Yukl
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: UCSC:32106005295859
Release Date: 1981-09
Genre: Business & Economics

P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" soNormal Leadership in Organizations focuses on effective leadership in organizations through both theory and practice. This book explains and critiques the major theories and studies that are most relevant and informative and reviews what we know about leadership effectiveness. This combination of theory and practice makes this text a useful resource for practicing managers who are looking for something more than superficial answers to difficult questions about leadership.& /P

Contemporary Leadership and Intercultural Competence

Author: Michael A. Moodian
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781452276809
Release Date: 2008-10-29
Genre: Business & Economics

Featuring contributions from some of the world's most renowned cross-cultural management theorists and commentators, this breakthrough text explores the cross-cultural dynamics within organizations. The book examines the evolving role of cultural diversity in the workplace, the application of cultural comprehension to organizations, and the measurement of various aspects of intercultural competence.

Effective Leadership and Management in Nursing

Author: Eleanor J. Sullivan
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 9780134153216
Release Date: 2017-03-20
Genre: Medical

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. For courses in nursing management in programs including baccalaureate degrees in generic and BSN completion, and graduate-level nursing programs; for education departments in health care organizations; for nurses in clinical practice who aspire to leadership; and for nurses already in leadership positions. More than ever before, today’s rapidly changing, volatile healthcare environment demands highly developed management skills and superb leadership. Effective Leadership and Management in Nursing will help both practicing and student nurses manage successfully today, as well as into the future. This book combines practicality with conceptual understanding, tapping expertise of contributors from many relevant disciplines, especially healthcare management professionals. Updated to reflect the current state of healthcare, the Ninth Edition offers new or expanded coverage of the Affordable Care Act; evolving models of healthcare; cultural and gender diversity; quality management; emotional leadership; social media; harassing, bullying, and lack of civility in healthcare; emergency preparedness for terrorism, disasters, and mass shootings; and prevention of workplace violence. Two new chapters round out this award-winning text: “Understanding Legal and Ethical Issues” and “Imagining the Future.”

Managing Nonprofit Organizations

Author: Mary Tschirhart
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470402993
Release Date: 2012-07-10
Genre: Business & Economics

"Managing Nonprofit Organizations offers a comprehensive treatment of the key topics in nonprofit management for practitioners, professors, and students in both graduate and undergraduate courses. This groundbreaking volume serves as both text and handbook and includes supplemental online materials and additional cases. The authors Tschirhart and Bielefeld (two of the top scholars in nonprofit management) bring theory and practice together in a cohesive way so readers are both informed and interested"--

Leading Organizations

Author: Gill Robinson Hickman
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781412939089
Release Date: 2009-12-09
Genre: Business & Economics

The Second Edition of Leading Organizations offers an expanded focus on the fluid roles of leaders and participants (followers) and their mutual responsibility for organizational leadership. Like the first edition, this text contains chapters on implementing the organization's mission, structure, culture and strategy written by leading scholars in the fieild. New features include: - Strategic leadership - Virtual leadership - Leadership, organizational change, and conflict - Building a culture of leadership

Social Work Supervision

Author: Ming-sum Tsui
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781452238579
Release Date: 2004-06-23
Genre: Social Science

A book on social work supervision is desperately needed to bridge the gap between the demands of the field and the absence of literature. Social Work Supervision: Contexts and Concepts aims to provide readers with basic knowledge of theories, research, and practice of supervision. The book addresses the needs of social work supervisors, frontline practitioners, students, and educators and contains a comprehensive literature review of the historical development, theories and models, and empirical research studies of the subject. Equally important, this is a book from practice experience in supervision that enhances the competence of supervisory practice. It will help social workers, supervisors, and administrators to realize and revitalize their "mission" in social work, that is, to benefit clients.

Clinical Assessment and Diagnosis in Social Work Practice

Author: Jacqueline Corcoran
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780190211011
Release Date: 2016-08-17
Genre: Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders

In Clinical Assessment and Diagnosis in Social Work Practice, seasoned practitioner-scholars Jacqueline Corcoran and Joseph Walsh provide an in-depth exploration of fourteen major mental disorders that social workers commonly see in practice, including anxiety disorders, depression, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia. They skillfully integrate several perspectives in order to help practitioners meet the challenges they will face in client assessment, and present a risk and resilience framework that helps social workers understand environmental influences on the emergence of mental disorders and the strengths that clients already possess. The authors also catalog the latest evidence-based assessment instruments and treatments for each disorder so that social workers can intervene efficiently and effectively, using the best resources available. Students and practitioners alike will appreciate the wealth of case examples, evidence-based assessment instruments, treatment plans, and new social diversity sections that make this an essential guide to the assessment and diagnostic processes in social work practice.

Managing Police Organizations

Author: Paul M. Whisenand
Publisher:
ISBN: 0132978318
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Law

The indispensible guide for leading police personnel to breakthrough performance. Now in its eighth edition, Managing Police Organizations sets the standard for police leadership and management by exploring the relationship between leadership, management, and results. Written for a broad audience, the book focuses on developing character and leadership competencies. Using case studies and structured learning exercises, it seeks to break down constricting operational levels and barriers within police organizations and the communities they serve. The text follows a logical three-part organization and each chapter examines a key challenge for police managers and presents practical ideas and methods police managers can use to successfully lead their agencies toward quality and excellence of service.

Leadership

Author: GORDON. GINNETT CURPHY (ROBERT. HUGHES, RICHARD.)
Publisher:
ISBN: 1260092534
Release Date: 2018-02-05
Genre: Leadership

Leadership: Enhancing the the Lessons of Experience, 9e, 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 helps students apply theory and research to their real-life experiences. The 9th edition has been thoroughly updated in virtually every chapter.

Management of Organizational Behavior

Author: Paul Hersey
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 0132556405
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Business & Economics

Forty years in the making, Management of Organizational Behavio r is a readable text that makes behavioral sciences come alive through real life examples and progressive ideology.

Organizations

Author: Pamela S. Tolbert
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 013609225X
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Organizational behavior

This book looks at the organisations in our lives, discusses the different types, the structures and processes, their effectiveness, and the theory behind them. It also looks at the way organisations are changing to cope with changes in society.

The Cultural Dimension of Global Business

Author: Gary P. Ferraro
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9781315411002
Release Date: 2017-03-27
Genre: Social Science

Now in its eighth edition, The Cultural Dimension of Global Business continues to provide an essential foundation for understanding the impact of culture on global business and global business on culture. The highly experienced authors demonstrate how the theory and insights of cultural anthropology can positively influence the conduct of global business, examining a range of issues that individuals and organizations face as they work globally and across cultures. The cross-cultural scenarios presented in each chapter allow students of business, management, and anthropology alike to explore cultural difference while gaining valuable practice in thinking through a variety of complex and thorny cultural issues. The fully updated eighth edition offers: • an expanded focus on organizational activities, with two new chapters that provide greater insight into organizational culture and change, and customer engagement; • fresh case study material with a range of examples drawn from around the world; • further resources via a companion website, including a fully updated Instructor’s Manual and new interactive quiz questions for students.