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Leading with Soul has inspired thousands of readers since itspublication more than a decade ago. Far ahead of its time, the bookilluminated the deeply personal journey to leadership. Now, in thisnew and revised edition, the authors update a timeless spiritualmessage in the light of the turmoil of recent years? includingrecession, the spread of global terrorism, and ethics scandals? aswell as new insights from the literature of spirituality andwork.Bolman and Deal are the co-authors of the bestselling bookReframing Organizations, now in its 4th editionExplores in greater depth the concepts of love, power, andsignificance as relates to leadership
This completely revised story of an executive and his quest fordeeper meaning continues to point the way to a more fulfilling workexperience.
Ideal for new and experienced educators, this second edition of the bestseller presents dialogues between a novice and a master teacher and between a new and a seasoned principal to illuminate how reframing challenges can generate tremendous potential for classroom and school leadership. This updated edition provides leadership lesson summaries, solid strategies, and reflective questions that help teachers and principals grow through the use of four defining lenses:Political: individual versus group power Human resources: individual needs and motives Structural: clear goals and responsibilities Symbolic: culture, meaning, belief, and faith
How Great Leaders Think: the Art of Reframing usescompelling, contemporary examples to show how more complex thinkingis the key to better leadership. Leaders who understand what'sgoing on around them see what they need to do to achieve theresults they want. Bolman and Deal's influential four-frame modelof leadership and organizations—developed in theirbestselling book, Reframing Organizations: Artistry Choice andLeadership—offers leaders an accessible guide forunderstanding four major aspects of organizational life: structure,people, politics, and culture. Tapping into the complexity enablesleaders to decode the messy world in which they live, see moreoptions, tell better stories, and find strategies that are moreeffective. Case examples of leaders like Jeff Bezos at Amazon,Howard Schultz at Starbucks, Tony Hsieh at Zappos, Ursula Burns atXerox, and the late Steve Jobs at Apple provide concrete lessonsthat readers can put to use in their own leadership. The book'slessons include:How to use structural tools to organize teams and organizationsfor better resultsHow to build motivation and morale by aligning organizationsand peopleHow to map the terrain and build a power base to navigate thepolitical dynamics in organizationsHow to develop a leadership story that shapes culture, providesdirection, and inspires commitment to excellence