Leadership: Understanding the Dynamics of Power and Influence in Organizations

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Leadership: Understanding the Dynamics of Power and Influence in Organizations

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Today, there are a growing number of business schools, law schools, and continuing education programs in executive development and management training that offer leadership classes. Despite the growing curricular recognition of this area, there is a shortage of strong college-level texts. Leadership, second edition–a completely up-to-date anthology of key writings by well-known contributors–meets this need for a textbook that encompasses the major theories in the field of leadership.

Leadership is divided into six sections. Part I provides an overview of the subject with readings that examine what leaders actually do, as well as the many myths surrounding the notion of leadership. Part II focuses on the fundamentals of leadership by taking a close look at the specific tactics people use to get their own way. These readings analyze the political games people play and the two-way nature of leader-subordinate influence. Part III considers problems that can arise from l