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About This Book
The reader will gain an understanding of the following from this book:
? Attributes of effective leader
? Different roles of leader
? Impact of setting and context on leaders choices
? Integration of ethics into best practices
? Trends influencing the evolution of leadership in the 21st century
Have you ever wanted to know how to become the type of person that others look to for guidance? In Leadership Essentials You Always Wanted To Know, you will learn what it takes to be a strong leader who can guide any team to success.
Driven by the latest research on leadership, this straight-forward guide breaks down not only the traits of highly effective leaders, but also how to use those traits in a variety of situations. You do not need to already be in a leadership position to benefit from the lessons detailed in this book. Aside from describing the best practices of effective leadership, you will learn the essential knowledge and core competencies of influential leaders, while also exploring real world applications that have been faced--and overcome--by thriving organizations. With chapter summaries and quizzes to reinforce concepts, as well as online resources to supplement the reading, this is one book you will not want to ignore.
About the Author
Dr Carrie A. Picardi, Ph.D., is an industrial/organizational psychologist with over 20 years of professional experience in human resource management, as a research analyst and consultant, and in academia as a tenured professor of management. She has led initiatives in the areas of leadership development, assessment center design and deployment, job analysis, talent acquisition and retention, compensation and total rewards, learning and development, performance management, and employee engagement.