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Essential, practical tools for implementing evidence-based leadership development The Leadership Challenge Workbook offers practical tools for applying The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership(R) in real-life business situations. As the companion to The Leadership Challenge, this workbook provides essential hands-on guidance for planning, implementation, people-management, and more. This new revised third edition has been updated to match The Leadership Challenge Sixth Edition text. It includes easy-to-use worksheets to simplify planning and collectively assemble into a clear blueprint for moving forward. By focusing on the notion of leadership development as a journey rather than an event, this interactive guide provides critical insight through a proven, systematic process. Implementing big ideas requires skillful change leadership and any successful, sustainable change begins with thorough, practical planning. This workbook helps you map out a plan and put it into action, with tools that help clarify your thinking and translate your big ideas into concrete strategies.
* Streamline planning with practical, efficient worksheets * Assemble a blueprint for effectively implementing your ideas * Improve communication, strengthen commitment, and build trust * Adopt a systematic approach to leadership to continue producing exemplary results The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership is a proven model backed by decades of research and data from over 4 million individuals. It is proven, practical, and evidence-based, and has helped leaders from around the globe improve their organizations' performance. With the need for quality leadership development at an all-time high, real-world application of proven models becomes critical; The Leadership Challenge Workbook gives you the hands-on tools you need to more effectively implement a robust, systematic approach.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 204 x 252 x 11mm | 448g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Edition Revised
  • 1119397561
  • 9781119397564
  • 138,826

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THE MOST TRUSTED SOURCE ON BECOMING A BETTER LEADER

"The best leaders are constantly learning. . . . But there's a catch. Unexamined experiences don't produce the rich insights that come from reflection and analysis."
--From the Introduction

If you want to become a better leader, you need to study your own performance and become more conscious about the choices that you are making and how you are acting on your intentions.

Based on the insights of the 6th edition of Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner's The Leadership Challenge, the hands-on experience of the Workbook engages you to examine and improve your ability to put into action The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership(R) model. It offers a powerful opportunity for you to: Reflect on each essential element of leading and to act in ways that incrementally create forward momentum Think beyond your personal agenda and imagine how your leadership efforts engage others' desires Involve others in the planning and the doing, because you can't do it alone

More relevant and effective than ever, the revised third edition of The Leadership Challenge Workbook will help leaders in every organization better communicate a vision, strengthen co-worker commitment, build trust among fellow employees, maintain employee satisfaction, and much more.
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Table of contents

Introduction 1 1 How to Use Th is Workbook 7 2 The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership(R) 11 3 Selecting Your Personal-Best Leadership Project 19 4 Model the Way 29 5 Inspire a Shared Vision 49 6 Challenge the Process 75 7 Enable Others to Act 91 8 Encourage the Heart 109 9 Reflecting on Your Personal-Best Leadership Project 127 10 The Challenge Continues 143 Acknowledgments 145 About the Authors 147
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About James M. Kouzes

JAMES M. KOUZES and BARRY Z. POSNER are the bestselling coauthors of The Leadership Challenge, Credibility, The Truth About Leadership, Encouraging the Heart, A Leader's Legacy, and over a dozen other books and workbooks on leadership. They also developed the highly-acclaimed LPI(R): Leadership Practices Inventory(R) a 360-degree assessment tool based on The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership. An Executive Professor of Leadership at the Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University, California, Jim was cited by the Wall Street Journal as one of the top twelve executive educators in the U.S. Barry is Accolti Professor of Leadership at Santa Clara University and former dean of the Leavey School of Business.
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