- Paperback: 304 pages
- Publisher: Jossey-Bass; 2 edition (February 17, 2014)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1118390075
- ISBN-13: 978-1118390078
- Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.9 x 9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 13.6 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 59 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #48,369 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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From the Publisher
|The Student Leadership Challenge||Exploring Leadership||Emotionally Intelligent Leadership: A Guide for Students||Leadership for a Better World|
|Guide Type||Practical Guide||Comprehensive Textbook||Practical Guide||Comprehensive Guide|
|Audience level||Beginner to Intermediate||Intermediate to Advanced||Beginner to Intermediate||Beginner to Intermediate|
|Number of Pages||304||608||288||496|
|Publication Date||February 2014||April 2013||February 2015||June 2009|
|Description||Based on The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership which research show are commonly exhibited by people who make extraordinary things happen. Accompanying assessment lets students measure their leadership skills.||Comprehensive undergraduate text for leadership development courses in all disciplines; covers key concepts and major models in a global context, emphasizing The Relational Leadership Model.||The only book for students which explores the connection between emotional intelligence and effective leadership||Focuses on the Social Change Model, in which leadership is a purposeful, collaborative, values-based process using multiple perspectives to enact positive social change.|
From the Back Cover
LIBERATE THE LEADER WITHIN
Do you think of yourself as a leader? In this updated andexpanded second edition of The Student Leadership Challenge,James Kouzes and Barry Posner apply their extensive research andexpertise to demonstrate that anyone can be a leader, regardless ofage or experience. They challenge high school and undergraduatecollege students to examine their own leadership actions andaspirations. In this book, you’ll learn from first-handleadership stories from young leaders like yourself around theworld, helping you to deeply explore and understand The FivePractices of Exemplary Leadership®:
- MODEL THE WAY
- INSPIRE A SHARED VISION
- CHALLENGE THE PROCESS
- ENABLE OTHERS TO ACT
- ENCOURAGE THE HEART
Framed within these Five Practices, the authors guide youthrough the concrete actions you can take to become an exemplaryleader, from finding your voice and clarifying your own values, torecognizing others’ contributions and celebrating theirvictories. They ask you to reflect at the end of each chapter onyour own leadership experiences and abilities now and for thefuture. This new edition also includes an access code so you cantake the Student Leadership Practices Inventory® Self Online,a brief, 30-question assessment to help you explore your ownleadership behavior and determine the steps you can take toliberate the leader within and become your best self.
Praise for The Student Leadership Challenge, SecondEdition
“Employers are looking for students who have contentknowledge and practical experience working in teams and leadingothers. The Student Leadership Challenge is an excellentexample of the behaviors needed to accomplish extraordinary tasksthat can get you noticed by a potential employer.”
—Kevin Bailey, vice president for student affairs,University of West Florida
About the Author
JAMES KOUZES and BARRY POSNER have been workingtogether for more than thirty years, studying leaders, researchingleadership, conducting leadership development seminars, and servingas leaders themselves in various capacities. They are coauthors ofthe award-winning, best-selling book The LeadershipChallenge.
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