Praise for The Power of Framing «The primary work of leadership involves managing meaning through framing. Fairhurst shows that the way leaders use language to frame people, situations, and events has important consequences for the way individuals make sense of the world and their actions. The Power of Framing is an accessible and inspirational read for leaders who want to shape their organizations in ethically responsible ways.» —J. KEVIN BARGE, professor, Texas A&M University «An ideal book for MBA students and business professionals who are interested in specific tools for constructing leadership in their professional worlds. By focusing on the language toolbox of leadership, the book empowers anyone to construct leadership through talk and interaction.» —JOLANTA ARITZ, associate professor, Center for Management Communication, USC Marshall School of Business «Building on her earlier acclaimed work, and written in a highly accessible style, Fairhurst's thoughtful study provides us with a practical and highly relevant analysis of the power of framing language from a leadership perspective. This is a must-have book.» —DAVID GRANT, professor of organizational studies, University of Sydney «Communication is the most important element of leadership, and framing of the subject and situation is one of the most powerful tools available to leaders. Gail Fairhurst has created the handbook to help leaders do this right. A must-read for anyone in a leadership capacity.» —RICH KILEY, venture capitalist, and retired Procter & Gamble marketing and HR executive «To be an effective global manager, there is nothing more critical than understanding how to frame an issue so that you are effectively communicating and motivating in a culturally sensitive manner. This book will tune you into these issues and show you how to make certain your communication is properly interpreted by your audience.» —OLGA JACOB, general sales manager (Belgium, Netherlands, and Luxembourg), American Airlines
Wissenschaftliche Studie aus dem Jahr 2009 im Fachbereich BWL - Unternehmensführung, Management, Organisation, Note: B, University of Teesside, Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: This research was aimed at examining the role of leadership values in creating culture, with the focus on training and development support. The research has been conducted with reference to BPO organizations in India (Delhi and NCR). The research has achieved following objectives: to examine leadership role in creating culture in organizations; to make out and assess the various leadership role in creating culture in organizations; to examine how training and development support as role of leadership values in creating culture in organizations. For achieving the above specified objectives, 25 HR Managers working in five BPO organizations based in Delhi and NCR were interviewed through questionnaire.
Understanding Organizational Leadership through Ubuntu offers a creative, innovative and holistic approach to understanding organizational leadership using the principles embodied in the African philosophy of personhood known as ubuntu - or the essence of being human. Using African proverbs, folktales and indigenous concepts, the book discusses the organizational principles of ubuntu and the leadership lessons that modern organizations can learn from these principles. The principles include sharing and collective ownership of opportunities, responsibilities and challenges, the importance of people and relationships over things, participatory leadership and decision making, loyalty, reconciliation, experiential learning and knowledge management By using humorous ways that touch people's heart to communicate organizational and personal management and improvement strategies, the book demystifies organizational language while at the same time enhancing its power. It also contributes to the much-needed cross-cultural dialogue among organizations and societies.
In this stunning follow-up to his best-selling book, The Five Temptations of a CEO, Patrick Lencioni offers up another leadership fable that's every bit as compelling and illuminating as its predecessor. This time, Lencioni's focus is on a leader's crucial role in building a healthy organization–an often overlooked but essential element of business life that is the linchpin of sustained success. Readers are treated to a story of corporate intrigue as the frustrated head of one consulting firm faces a leadership challenge so great that it threatens to topple his company, his career, and everything he holds true about leadership itself. In the story's telling, Lencioni helps his readers understand the disarming simplicity and power of creating organizational health, and reveals four key disciplines that they can follow to achieve it.
An eclectic mix of traditional and modern verse, this poetry anthology paints a vivid picture for the reader,creating an escape,engaging you to look at the subject matter in fresh originality.Clever use of rhyming poetry as well as mesmeric language t
Essay from the year 2016 in the subject Business economics - Business Management, Corporate Governance, grade: 1,3, Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences (Kommunikation und Umwelt), language: English, abstract: The present work gives an overview of the state of research regarding cultural diversity leadership and brings together current findings. The study gathers the research status on theoretical leadership approaches and their adjustments for the area of cultural diversity. In addition, requirements on the level of leaders are presented. In the second part of this article the focus is on the critical evaluation of requirements for leadership and the discussion of long-term successful diversity leadership approaches concerning the necessity of adjustments and the implementation process. Finally, recommendations for future research and development are supplied and a comprehensive conclusion is made.
Research Paper (postgraduate) from the year 2016 in the subject Pedagogy - The Teacher, Educational Leadership, grade: A (5.0), , course: Personal Research Project Report, language: English, abstract: A study was done on the Impact of Leadership Styles on Academic Performance In Selected Secondary Schools and aim of the study was to find out the Impact of Leadership Styles on Academic Performance in Selected Secondary Schools. The aim of this study was to investigate the impact of leadership style on the secondary schools heads on their academic performance in selected secondary in Arusha city council.Theoretical framework was grouped on the types of leadership and the academic performance; the study used survey design assessing the impact of leadership style on academic performance in secondary schools in Arusha City Council. It involved seventy (70) respondents in selected secondary schools in Arusha City. Empirical data was collected using questionnaires and SPSS was used as a tool to analyze data. The findings indicated that, there is significance relationship between leadership style and the academic performance.The findings further indicated that, the types of leadership style used in selected secondary used in secondary school was participative and encourage relationship among the teachers, The study discovered that teachers are involved in decision making. There was positive impact of participatory leadership style of school heads that dominates the area on the academ...
Leadership is so important in life. Church leadership is a determinant factor of several events in human life. But unfortunately, most people don't understand this.In Spiritual Leadership, Dr. Olowosoyo takes the time to explain the role of spiritual leaders; the interplay between church and spiritual leadership; then he explains responsibilities of followers to their leaders.
Bachelor Thesis from the year 2017 in the subject Pedagogy - Higher Education, grade: 10.0, University of Veracruz, language: English, abstract: When people are learning a second language, they have to make use of all their senses. However, for people with any disability, the situation is different. For this investigation, the issue of creating awareness of blind students in the B.A in English of the language school of the University of Veracruz was searched. We used a mixed monograph, namely, research monograph and monograph of experience analysis. The method that was applied in this paper was the qualitative paradigm and we used the interview and the observation to know what was happening with a blind student in relation to her learning process.
Master's Thesis from the year 2017 in the subject Business economics - Business Management, Corporate Governance, grade: B, University of Northampton, language: English, abstract: Leadership in the organizational context is significantly critical towards achievement of goals and future sustainability. Organizations that are regarded as high performers have effective leadership portfolios that are often passed from one generation the next. In this regard, organizations that started decades ago are still going strong in the contemporary environment because of leadership cultures that embrace dynamism. Leadership is multifaceted concept that is dependent on individual organizations and industries of operations. The type of leadership applied determines the level of success and influence therein on personnel and stakeholders. Leadership should therefore influence and motivate towards better performance and maximization of available resources towards achieving a sustainable venture. Leadership should influence others towards implementing the mission and vision through application of core values and competencies held by the organization. Leadership has become a critical aspect of running organizations, as it has emerged that organizations with effective leadership portfolios perform better for longer periods. This had experienced regardless of modern volatility that has threatened the survival of multiple organizations in various industries. In this regard, leadership is concer...
Transformational Leaders create a legacy of success that reaches far beyond the initial impact of their work.In the first part of this book, Dr. Richard Nongard provides a clear understanding of what Transformational Leadership is and how it is unique among leadership styles. He shares the research demonstrating its efficacy in healthcare, business, community development, and the military, along with his own personal experiences as a counselor creating transformation one life at a time.In the second part of this book, practical strategies for developing the core competencies of Transformational Leadership are explored with many practical applications you can use to define your strengths, develop both social and emotional intelligence, and fulfill your calling as a leader. By applying the ideas of this book, you will transform your own experience as you transform the lives of others.
Social Roots traces the history of a fundamental economicshift that is underway. The shift is rooted in virtualization,a key innovation factor, but when combined with influencenetworks, the significance becomes transformative. The combinedpower of these dimensions is creating a new economicparadigm based on return on collaboration metrics rooted insocial capital theory.Inside is the story of the near magical transformation, writtenspecifically so we do not forget the significance of thisdecade of leadership in the influence economy. Many of the storiesin the first part of Social Roots are about organizations thattook the opportunity to experiment and experience the powerof social networking approaches to conducting business; andsocial innovators striving to make the world a better place. Theircontributions to creating the influence economy are numerous,and their story of how they achieved success creates a tapestryof insight.
The Power In/Of Language features a collection of essays that analyse the ways in which language is utilized in contemporary education revealing its deeply entrenched power relationships. Features essays grounded in theoretical rigor that offer critical insights into contemporary educational practice Provides educators with fresh new perspectives on language in education Based on the latest research data
The updated easy-to-learn reference for rough carpentry and framing Complete Book of Framing, Second Edition is an updated, easy-to-learn guide to rough carpentry and framing written by an expert with more than thirty years of framing experience. This book guides the reader through the steps on framing floors, walls, roofs, door and window openings, and stairs. Hundreds of color photographs and illustrations help the reader understand the basics as well as advanced framing methods. This Second Edition is updated to match the framing techniques to the 2009 International Building Code, and introduces the concept of «green framing» regarding material use and handling. Deals with the new corrosive treating methods that began to be used in 2004 for pressure treated wood Covers the time and energy-saving benefits of positive placement nail guns, which have become the industry standard for fastening light gage hardware Includes a glue-laminated beam weight chart, along with a description of crane operations for setting these beams Starting with the basics, this book begins with types of lumber, nails, and what tools are needed, followed by detailed, fully illustrated steps for framing each building element—from planning and layout through specific nailing patterns. Framer-Friendly Tips throughout the book show how to get a task done right—and more easily.