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  • A guide to developing enlightened leadership - 26 lessons from A to Z

    By Margi Gordon
    This short guide is intended to do just that – to review what you do and why you do it and to help you become an enlightened leader. We hope that you will take a few minutes each day to read and then think about an aspect of leadership. Devoting time to noticing how you are and what you do and say will enable you to improve as a leader. Use this booklet to make notes on the ideas suggested. Try it every day for the next 26 days and see the difference it can make!


    By Dave Ulrich
    In this chapter, we share on our answer to the question, “what is leadership,” by reporting our leadership journey


  • Leadership skills

    By MTD Training
    In this textbook, you will be given information to help you start building you leadership skills immediately. You will be given specific tools and tips so that you will be able to apply what you have learned the moment you are done with reading.

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  • Strategic Leadership: The Essential Skills

    By Paul J.H. Schoemaker, Steve Krupp, and Samantha Howland
    This material prepared by the Harvard Business Review teaches these key strategies of leadership: Anticipate, challenge, align, interpret, decide and learn.


    By Ronald E. Riggio, Ph.D
    Becoming a Better Leader contains strategies and methods for leadership development that are based on research and theory, and those that have demonstrated effectiveness. Included in this collection is a leadership toolkit by one of the top scholars of political leadership, as well as a five-component model for leadership from two of the leading leadership educators in the United States. Experts discuss global leadership and issues related to gender and leadership. The focus is not only on leadership, but also on what makes an individual an effective follower

  • The 7 Crucial Skills of Leadership

    By Dennis Haley
    In this white paper, we will examine seven crucial skills of leadership and their importance to successful leaders and point a way to achieve competence in each of these skills as well as useful tips to help you improve in these areas

  • The John Adair Handbook of Management and Leadership

    Edited by Neil Thomas
    This handbook covers topic like Time management, Setting and achieving goals, Decision making and problem solving, innovation, etc

  • The Psychology of Human Leadership

    By Michael Paschen and Erich Dihsmaier
    This book is intended for all readers who are interested in gaining a deeper understanding of the psychological phenomena of leadership that goes beyond that imparted by the usual prescriptive and superficial advice manuals. If you are interested in how charisma develops and works; if you want to find out about the power that great leaders possess to shape culture; if you are not satisfied with simple tips on how to act in everyday management situations, but want to interpret and understand leadership problems from different perspectives—then you’ll find what you’re looking for in this book.

  • Decision-Making for Leaders

    By Advanced Leadership Initiative (ALI) A Synthesis of Ideas from the Harvard University Advanced Leadership Initiative Think Tank. With this Advanced Leadership frame in mind, roughly 100 leaders convened to discuss issues in the research and practice of decision-making and how to improve it. This report provides a narrative summary of the science and use of decision-making as discussed in this Think Tank and highlights areas in which leaders can improve upon this most essential of skills.

  • Successful school leadership

    By Christopher Day and Pamela Sammons
    This review uses both the terms ‘effective’ and ‘successful’ in reviewing school leadership research. School effectiveness research has had a strong focus on student outcomes; a more effective school is generally defined as one that promotes better student outcomes than would be predicted on the basis of student intake characteristics.9 It can be argued, however, that creating the conditions that promote greater school effectiveness is a necessary but not sufficient

  • Tactics, command, leadership

    By Stefan Svensson (editor), Erik Cedergårdh, Ola Mårtensson and Thomas Winnberg
    Tactics, command, leadership is primarily oriented to management staff in municipal organisations for fire and rescue services. The leadership role is often challenging, especially in conjunction with municipal structures for providing rescue services. Management staff must have considerable knowledge, and there is much 8 to keep in mind and take consideration to. Tasks in conjunction with emergency response operations are conducted against the clock and in environments with major risks. But apart from the time aspect, this leadership role does not differ in principle from leadership roles in other types of organisations. It basically concerns making conscious decisions and accepting the consequences of the decisions made.

  • An Integrative Definition of Leadership

    By Bruce E. Winston and Kathleen Patterson This study addresses the problem of varied definitions of leadership and focuses on the possibility that as part of the social science tradition, the results of other leadership definitions focused only on isolated variables.

  • Global Definitions of Leadership and Theories of Leadership Development:

    By University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership The University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) was commissioned to conduct a literature review on leadership and leadership development by the British Council. The purpose was to inform the design of a new global programme to support future global leaders in the UK and overseas, and to underpin its methodology for developing leadership skills and qualities.


    By Dave Ulrich We want to build leadership on a foundation so that business value is created. In this chapter, we share on our answer to the question, “what is leadership,” by reporting our leadership journey.


  • Seven Steps for Effective Leadership Development

    By Oracle This white paper explores leadership challenges and highlights the elements of a successful leadership development program that uses technology to support processes and practices.

  • The JOHN ADAIR handbook of Management and Leadership

    By John Adair Contents include Time Management, Leadership and Team building, Motivating and People Management, etc.