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Author: Marc van der Erve
Publisher: Marc van der Erve
Keywords: predict, ability, ethos, leadership, new
Number of Pages: 233
Published: 2008-08-13
ISBN-10: 9081142127
ISBN-13: 9789081142120

An exceptionally stimulating book on leadership that breaks from so many leadership books on the market. In 'A New Leadership Ethos, ' the author weaves deep connections between seemingly disparate fields to shed new light on our understanding of leadership. Drawing from history, philosophy, physics, religion, systems theory, ecological models, and the behavioral sciences, leadership scholars and practitioners are given a new lens through which to view the field. This lens will shed light on an increasingly popular topic. The coup de grace appears near the end of the book when the author prese

Author: Matt Andrews
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: leadership, initiative, global, change, development, report
Number of Pages: 86
Published: 2010-06-21
ISBN-10: 0821383957
ISBN-13: 9780821383957

Development as Leadership-led Change is part of the World Bank Studies series. These papers are published to communicate the results of the Bank's ongoing research and to stimulate public discussion.This paper presents the findings of the "Global Leadership Initiative Research Study," which examines leadership in the change processes of fourteen capacity development interventions in eight developing countries. The paper explores what it takes to make change happen in the context of development, and in particular, the role leadership plays in bringing about change. The analysis and findings con

Author: Beatriz Pont
Publisher: OECD
Keywords: practice, policy, leadership, school, improving
Number of Pages: 256
Published: 2008-08-06
ISBN-10: 9264044671
ISBN-13: 9789264044678

As countries strive to reform education systems and improve student results, school leadership is high on education policy agendas. But in many countries, the men and women who run schools are overburdened, underpaid and near retirement. And few people are lining up for their jobs. What leadership roles contribute most to improving student learning? How best to allocate and distribute leadership tasks? How to develop the right skills for effective school leadership? How to make the profession attractive to high-quality candidates? This book is based on an OECD study of school leadership practi

Author: Michael Spence
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: growth, leadership
Number of Pages: 304
Published: 2010-01-05
ISBN-10: 0821381008
ISBN-13: 9780821381007

. Does leadership affect economic growth and development?. Is leadership an exogenous determinant or an endogenous outcome of growth and development processes? Can we differentiate between the two?. Do leaders' decisions and actions vary in importance over various stages in the process, at least in successful cases?. How important is choosing the right economic model?. To what extent does leadership affect the explicit or implicit time horizons of policy choices?. Is leadership an important determinant of inclusiveness in growth?. In what ways do leaders build consensus or institutions to allo

Author: Ilker Cingillioglu
Publisher: Ilker Cingillioglu
Keywords: leadership, century, principles
Number of Pages: 163
Published: 2011-08-10
ISBN-10: 1463659512
ISBN-13: 9781463659516

7 Golden Rules to Help Leaders Create Successful Organizations: Define your leadership style, summon the right people, build up the trust, ensure the clarity of direction, create support and motivation, get feedback and monitor the results, and be alert for changes.

Author: United Nations Environment Programme
Publisher: UN-HABITAT
Keywords: elected, environmentally, adopting, sound, technologies, leadership, training, ests, emphasis, environmental, essay, environment, guardian, workshop, local, councillor, leaders, governance
Number of Pages: 204
Published: 1997-12-31
ISBN-10: 9280715135
ISBN-13: 9789280715132

This book forms part of the series Training for Elected Leadership, developed by Habitat & UNEP IETC to assist councillors to represent the citizens, provide civic leadership & work effectively with central government & local authorities/institutions. The clear, practical handbook includes various types of learning activities & formats to offer trainers considerable flexibility in adapting a workshop to the specific needs of participating councillors. It may also be used for self-study purposes.

Author: Valerie Heitshusen
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: congress, states, united, leaders, party
Number of Pages: 41
Published: 2011-04
ISBN-10: 143793854X
ISBN-13: 9781437938548

Briefly describes current responsibilities and selection mechanisms for 15 House and Senate party leadership posts and provides tables with historical data, including service dates, party affiliation, and other information for each. Although party divisions appeared almost from the First Congress, the formally structured party leadership organizations now taken for granted are a relatively modern development. Constitutionally-specified leaders, namely the Speaker of the House and the President pro tempore of the Senate, can be identified since the first Congress. Other leadership posts, howeve
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