Ivan Olegov

Student in Moscow, Russia

The Art and Science of Leadership 6e Afsaneh Nahavandi test bank

For undergraduate and graduate courses in leadership.

ISBN-10: 013254458X • ISBN-13: 9780132544580

©2012 • Prentice Hall • Paper, 416 pp

Published 01/04/2011

Table of Contents

PART I: BUILDING BLOCKS

Chapter 1. Definition and Significance of Leadership

Chapter 2. The Global and Cultural Contexts

Chapter 3. Early Theories: The Foundations of Modern Leadership

Chapter 4. Individual Differences and Traits

Chapter 5. Power

PART II: CONTEMPORARY CONCEPTS

Chapter 6. New Models of Leadership: Neo-Charisma, Inspiration and the Relationship with Followers

Chapter 7. Other Leadership Perspectives: Upper Echelon and Leadership of Nonprofits

PART III: LEADING

Chapter 8. Participative Management and Leading Teams

Chapter 9. Leading Change

Chapter 10. Developing Leaders

Features

For undergraduate and graduate courses in leadership.

Nahavandi's text has an application emphasis with a cross cultural perspective on leadership.

Application Focus

Along with strong theoretical coverage and introduction of cutting-edge research, this book continues to be application focused and encourages students to apply the theory to their own development and into their current organizations.

Cross-Cultural Focus

One of the goals for this text is to include cross-cultural, racial, and gender-based analyses of leadership as a major part of the discourse about leadership effectiveness. The changing demographics within the United States and the globalization of the world economy make such analysis essential.

Looking at Changing Organizations

The text focuses on the future by addressing the dramatic changes that organizations are undergoing. Some of the changes include:

Throughout the chapters, the authors establish the link between old and new trends in leadership, particularly the focus on teams and non hierarchical organizations.