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The Pfeiffer Book of Successful Leadership Development Tools

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The Pfeiffer Book of Successful Leadership Development Tools is organized into three sections: Presentations and Discussions (articles); Experiential Learning Activities; and Inventories, Questionnaires, and Surveys. These selections represent the all-time best the Pfeiffer Annuals and Handbooks have to offer on the topic. The Pfeiffer Book of Successful Leadership Development Tools

·        Includes an overview of management theorists who have shaped modern thought about organizations and leadership

·        Contains complete, ready-made training exercises designed to meet a variety of needs for different audiences

·        Offers inventories that include questionnaires and instruments that help people clarify their own beliefs about leadership

Table of Contents

  1. Copyright
  2. How to Use This Resource
    1. Situation 1
    2. Situation 2
    3. Choose Your Tools
  3. About the Editor
  4. Introduction
    1. The Best of Thirty Years
    2. The Sections
    3. A Toolbox
  5. I. Presentation and Discussion Resources
    1. 1. Leadership Is in the Eye of the Follower
      1. 1.1. Leadership Characteristics
      2. 1.2. Leadership Practices
      3. 1.3. Unique Relationship
      4. 1.4. The Eye Of The Follower
    2. 2. Leadership as Persuasionand Adaptation
      1. 2.1. Previous Approaches To Leadership
      2. 2.2. A Rhetorical Perspective On Leadership
      3. 2.3. Value Of a Rhetorical Perspective
    3. References
    4. 3. Leadership from the Gestalt Perspective
      1. 3.1. Terminology
      2. 3.2. The Gestalt Leadership Model
      3. 3.3. Conclusion
    5. References
    6. 4. An Overview of Ten Management and Organizational Theorists
    7. References
      1. Suggested Readings
    8. 5. McGregor's Theory X-Theory Y Model
      1. 5.1. Theory X
      2. 5.2. Theroy Y
    9. References
    10. 6. Impact at Ground Zero: Where Theory Meets Practice
      1. 6.1. Problems In Implementing Management Theory
      2. 6.2. The Solutions
    11. References
    12. 7. A Model for the Executive Management of Transformational Change
      1. 7.1. The Nature Of Transformation
      2. 7.2. Organizational Prerequisites
      3. 7.3. A Model Of Transformational Change
      4. 7.4. Examples Of The Model At Work
      5. 7.5. The Challenges Of Transformational Change
    13. 8. Visionary's Disease and the CEO
      1. 8.1. A Case History
      2. 8.2. A Tough Condition
      3. 8.3. What You Can Do
  6. II. Experiential Learning Activities
    1. 9. Choose Me:Developing Power Within a Group
    2. 10. Successful Leadership Traits: Reaching Consensus
      1. 10.1. Successful Leadership Traits Listing
      2. 10.2. Successful Leadership Traits Sample List of Successful Leaders
    3. 11. Motivation: A Feedback Activity
      1. 11.1. Motivation Feedback Opinionnaire Part I
      2. 11.2. Motivation Feedback Opinionnaire Part II
      3. 11.3. Motivation Theory Sheet
    4. References
    5. 12. Management Skills: Assessing Personal Performance
      1. 12.1. Management Skills Inventory
    6. 13. Leadership History: Searching the Past for Insight
      1. 13.1. Leadership History Survey
    7. 14. Management Perspectives: Identifying Styles
      1. 14.1. Management Perspectives Situation Sheet
      2. 14.2. Management Perspectives Role Sheet A
      3. 14.3. Management Perspectives Role Sheet B
      4. 14.4. Management Perspectives Role Sheet C
      5. 14.5. Management Perspectives Role Sheet D
      6. 14.6. Management Perspectives Theory Sheet
      7. 14.7. Management Perspectives Discussion Sheet
    8. 15. MACE: Demonstrating Factors that Affect Performance
      1. 15.1. Goal
    9. 16. Organizational Structures: A Simulation
      1. 16.1. References
      2. 16.2. Oranizational Structures Mechanistic Task Sheet
      3. 16.3. Organizational Structures Organic Task Sheet
      4. 16.4. Organizational Structures Observer Sheet
      5. 16.5. Organizational Structures Background Sheet
    10. References
    11. 17. There's Never Time to Do It Right: A Relay Task
      1. 17.1. RELAY TASK A-TEAM LEADER'S INSTRUCTION SHEET
      2. 17.2. RELAY TASK B-TEAM LEADER'S INSTRUCTION SHEET
      3. 17.3. RELAY TASK PROBLEM SHEET
    12. 18. The Flip-It Company: Exploring the Impact of Work Quotas
    13. 19. The Robotics Decision: Solving Strategic Problems
      1. 19.1. The Robotics Decision Theory Sheet
      2. 19.2. The Robotics Decision Case History Sheet
      3. 19.3. The Robotics Decision Assumption Rating Work Sheet
    14. References
    15. 20. Reviewing Objectives and Strategies: A Planning Task for Managers
      1. 20.1. Reviewing Objectives And Strategies Sheet
    16. 21. Feedback Awareness: Skill Building for Supervisors
      1. 21.1. Feedback Awareness Theory Sheet
      2. 21.2. Feedback Awareness Procedure Sheet
      3. 21.3. Feedback Awareness Communication Sheet
    17. 22. Delegation: Using Time and Resources Effectively
      1. 22.1. Delegations Theory Sheet
      2. 22.2. Delegation Check List
    18. 23. Constructive Discipline: Following Organizational Guidelines
      1. 23.1. Constructive Discipline Lecturette
      2. 23.2. Constructive Discipline Data Sheet
    19. 24. Vice President's In-Basket: A Management Activity
      1. 24.1. Vice President's In-Basket Background Sheet
      2. 24.2. Vice President's In-Basket Organizational Chart Sheet
      3. 24.3. Vice President's In-Basket Situation Sheet
      4. 24.4. Vice President's In-Basket Calendar Sheet
      5. 24.5. Vice President's In-Basket Solution Sheet
    20. 25. Under Pressure: Managing Time Effectively
      1. 25.1. Under Pressure Background Seet
      2. 25.2. Under Pressure Decision/Action Form
      3. 25.3. Under Pressure Item 1
      4. 25.4. Under Pressure Item 2
      5. 25.5. Under Pressure Item 3
      6. 25.6. Under Pressure Item 4
      7. 25.7. Under Pressure Item 5
      8. 25.8. Under Pressure Item 6
      9. 25.9. Under Pressure Item 7
      10. 25.10. Under Pressure Item 8
      11. 25.11. Under Pressure Item 9
      12. 25.12. Under Pressure Item 10
      13. 25.13. Under Pressure Item 11
      14. 25.14. Under Pressure Item 12
      15. 25.15. Under Pressure Item 13
      16. 25.16. Under Pressure Item 14
      17. 25.17. Under Pressure Item 15
      18. 25.18. Under Pressure Suggested Response Sheet
    21. 26. Interviewing: Gathering Pertinent Information
    22. 27. Meeting Management: Coping with Dysfunctional Behaviors
      1. 27.1. Meeting Management Work Sheet
      2. 27.2. Meeting Management Suggested Rankings Sheet
  7. III. Inventories, Questionnaires, and Surveys
    1. 28. Strategic Leadership Styles Instrument
      1. 28.1. The Instrument
      2. 28.2. Selected Bibliography and References
      3. 28.3. Strategic Leadership Styles Instrument
      4. 28.4. Strategic Leadership Styles Instrument Scoring Sheet
      5. 28.5. Strategic Leadership Styles Instrument Scoring Grid
      6. 28.6. Strategic Leadership Styles Instrument Interpretation Sheet
      7. 28.7. Strategic Leadership Styles Instrument Discussion Guide
    2. 29. The Supervisory and Leadership Beliefs Questionnaire
      1. 29.1. Major Supervisory Functions
      2. 29.2. Styles of Supervision
      3. 29.3. Implications of Supervisory Styles
      4. 29.4. Research Findings from the Supervisory and Leadership Beliefs Questionnaire
      5. 29.5. Administering the Instrument
      6. 29.6. The Supervisory and Leadership Beliefs Questionnaire
      7. 29.7. The Supervisory and Leadership Beliefs Questionnaire Scoring Sheet
    3. References
    4. 30. Motivational Analysis of Organizations— Behavior (MAO-B)
      1. 30.1. Rationale for the Instrument
      2. 30.2. The Instrument
      3. 30.3. Administering the MAO-B Instrument
      4. 30.4. Use of the MAO-B Instrument
      5. 30.5. Motivational Analysis of Organizations—Behavior (MAO-B)
      6. 30.6. Motivational Analysis of Organizations—Behavior (MAO-B) Scoring Sheet
    5. References
    6. 31. Motivational Analysis of Organizations—Climate (MAO-C)
      1. 31.1. Six Motives Connected with Organizational Climate
      2. 31.2. Twelve Dimensions of Organizational Climate
      3. 31.3. The Instrument
      4. 31.4. Motivational Analysis of Organizations—Climate (MAO-C)
      5. 31.5. Motivational Analysis of Organizations—Climate (MAO-C) Matrix Sheet
      6. 31.6. Motivational Analysis of Organizations—Climate (MAO-C) Scoring Key
    7. References
    8. 32. Managerial Work-Values Scale
      1. 32.1. Review Of Research
      2. 32.2. The Instrument
      3. 32.3. Managerial Work-Values Scale
      4. 32.4. Managerial Work-Values Scale Scoring Sheet
      5. 32.5. Managerial Work-Values Scale Interpretation Sheet
      6. 32.6. Managerial Work-Values Scale Action Plan
      7. 32.7. Action Plan
    9. References
    10. 33. Patterns Of Effective Supervisory Behavior
      1. 33.1. Theory Underlying The Instrument
      2. 33.2. Purpose Of The Instrument
      3. 33.3. Procedure For Administering The Instrument
      4. 33.4. Debriefing And Discussion
      5. 33.5. Variation
      6. 33.6. Value Of The Instrument
      7. 33.7. Supervisory Behavior Questionnaire
      8. 33.8. Supervisory Behavior Questionnaire Scoring Sheet
    11. References
    12. 34. The Leadership Dimensions Survey
      1. 34.1. Reframing Leadership
      2. 34.2. Leadership Competencies And Dimensions
      3. 34.3. The Role Of Trust In Leadership
      4. 34.4. Dimensions Of Leadership
      5. 34.5. Summary
      6. 34.6. The Instrument
      7. 34.7. Potential Uses Of The Instrument
      8. 34.8. Leadership Dimensions Survey Letter To Participants
      9. 34.9. Leadership Dimensions Survey
      10. 34.10. Leadership Dimensions Scoring Sheet
      11. 34.11. Leadership Dimensions Map
      12. 34.12. Leadership Dimensions Interpretation Sheet
      13. 34.13. Leadership Dimensions Action Planning Sheet
  8. References