Exploring Leadership : For College Students Who Want to Make a Difference

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Edition: 3rd
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 2013-04-15
Publisher(s): Jossey-Bass
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Summary

This third edition is a thoroughly revised and updated version of the bestselling text for undergraduate leadership courses. This book is designed for college students to understand that they are capable of being effective leaders and guide them in developing their leadership potential. The Relational Leadership Model (RLM) is the major focus in this edition, and it includes stronger connections between the RLM dimensions and related concepts and visual applications of the model. Contains new vignettes that demonstrate how the major concepts and theories can be applied. It also has new chapters on social justice, conflict management, and positive psychology, and new self-assessment and reflection questionnaires.

Author Biography

Susan R. Komives is professor emerita and former director of the College Student Personnel Graduate Program at the University of Maryland, College Park. Nance Lucas is associate dean and associate professor at New Century College at George Mason University. Timothy R. McMahon is a faculty consultant in the Teaching

Effectiveness Program at the University of Oregon.

Table of Contents

Preface

Acknowledgments

About the Authors

Part I: Leadership for a Changing World

1 An Introduction to Leadership

2 The Changing Nature of Leadership

3 The Relational Leadership Model

Part II: Exploring Your Potential for Leadership

4 Understanding Yourself

5 Understanding Others

6 Leading with Integrity

Part III: Context for the Practice of Leadership

7 Being in Communities

8 Interacting in Teams and Groups

9 Understanding and Renewing Complex Organizations

Part IV: Making a Difference with Leadership

10 Understanding Change

11 Strategies for Change

12 Thriving Together

References

Subject Index

Name Index

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