Based on case studies and interviews with leaders from public and private organizations and from various industries, Leadership Psychology explores the relationships between leaders and followers from a psychological perspective.
Focusing on the psychological factors that create engaging and inspiring places to work, this book provides practical guidance for operational and strategic leaders on how to lead effectively in an ever-competitive global marketplace.
Leadership consultant, Alan Cutler, considers the challenges of the future, such as global leadership and extreme leadership, and he covers key leadership topics, including emotional intelligence, positive psychology, leader development, executive coaching, authenticity, and ethical leadership.
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Alan Cutler has had a varied career, including 16 years commissioned service in the Royal Air Force and Head of Hospitality Services at Aston University. For the past 14 years he has run his own training and consulting company, Hospitality Leadership. He is also a Senior Associate of Adair International and a Fellow of both the Chartered Management Institute and the Institute of Hospitality.Review:
"Alan Cutler has reflected deeply on the theory and practice of leadership and has written a book that is a stimulating contribution to the subject." (Professor John Adair Chair of Leadership Studies, United Nations System Staff College)
"Everything is carefully and considerably mixed together, case studies, feedback, viewpoints ...to make an engaging, thoughtful, critical and candid read. ...A very good, rounded book on a fascinating subject." (Darren Ingram Darren Ingram Media)
"Leadership Psychology offers practical guidance for leaders, based upon relevant psychological theory." (Dr. Gail Steptoe-Warren Principal Lecturer, Psychology and Behavioural Studies, Coventry College)
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Buchbeschreibung Kogan Page Aug 2014, 2014. Taschenbuch. Buchzustand: Neu. Neuware - A better understanding of the psychological relationships at play within current working environments will enable leaders to achieve greater success for themselves and their organizations. Leadership Psychology outlines how inspirational leaders across a range of award-winning companies of all sizes understand their employees' psychological needs and use that knowledge to affect behaviour and enhance performance. The book showcases examples of leadership best practice in businesses featured in The Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work for Survey. Exclusive information gained through interviews with the most highly regarded leaders of a special selection of these winning companies is analyzed and critically evaluated, using the underpinning principles of occupational psychology to reveal modern trends in working practice. Leadership Psychology also includes unique information based on the author's discussions with military professionals at Sandhurst, sharing one-of-a-kind insights about what makes a strong leader under pressure. With updated looks at the unwritten 'psychological contract,' between employers and employees and a new analysis of Herzberg's motivational hygiene theory, Leadership Psychology is an original and timely addition to studies of leadership in the context of motivational factors. This book provides up-to-the-minute practical guidance, based upon a rigorous psychological foundation, to executives holding operational or strategic leadership positions in businesses of all shapes and sizes. 283 pp. Englisch. Artikel-Nr. 9780749470814