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The Student Leadership Challenge: Five Practices for Becoming an Exemplary Leader, 2nd Edition

Five Practices for Becoming an Exemplary Leader
James M. Kouzes||Barry Z. Posner
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2014-02-17||February 2014||2014-03-25||March 2014||2014-02-10||February 2014||2014-01-31||January 2014 Jossey-Bass
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Note from the publisher: This edition includes an access code so students can take the Student Leadership Practices Inventory Self Online, a brief, 30-question assessment to help them explore their own leadership behaviors and skills and determine the steps they can take to liberate the leader within and become their best selves. If you rent or purchase a used book, the access code may have been redeemed previously and will no longer work.

In this updated and expanded second edition of The Student Leadership Challenge, James Kouzes and Barry Posner apply their extensive research and expertise to demonstrate that anyone can be a leader, regardless of age or experience. They challenge high school and undergraduate college students to examine their leadership actions and aspirations. Your students will learn from first-hand leadership stories from young leaders like themselves around the world, helping them to deeply understand and explore The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership:

  • Model the Way
  • Inspire a Shared Vision
  • Challenge the Process
  • Enable Others to Act
  • Encourage the Heart

The book guides students through the concrete actions they can take to become exemplary leaders, from finding their voice and clarifying their values, to recognizing others’ contributions and celebrating others’ victories. The authors ask readers to reflect at the end of each chapter on their own leadership experiences and abilities now and for the future.

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Note from the publisher: This edition includes an access code so students can take the Student Leadership Practices Inventory Self Online, a brief, 30-question assessment to help them explore their own leadership behaviors and skills and determine the steps they can take to liberate the leader within and become their best selves. If you rent or purchase a used book, the access code may have been redeemed previously and will no longer work.

In this updated and expanded second edition of The Student Leadership Challenge, James Kouzes and Barry Posner apply their extensive research and expertise to demonstrate that anyone can be a leader, regardless of age or experience. They challenge high school and undergraduate college students to examine their leadership actions and aspirations. Your students will learn from first-hand leadership stories from young leaders like themselves around the world, helping them to deeply understand and explore The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership:

  • Model the Way
  • Inspire a Shared Vision
  • Challenge the Process
  • Enable Others to Act
  • Encourage the Heart

The book guides students through the concrete actions they can take to become exemplary leaders, from finding their voice and clarifying their values, to recognizing others’ contributions and celebrating others’ victories. The authors ask readers to reflect at the end of each chapter on their own leadership experiences and abilities now and for the future.

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Note from the publisher: This edition includes an access code so students can take the Student Leadership Practices Inventory Self Online, a brief, 30-question assessment to help them explore their own leadership behaviors and skills and determine the steps they can take to liberate the leader within and become their best selves. If you rent or purchase a used book, the access code may have been redeemed previously and will no longer work.

In this updated and expanded second edition of The Student Leadership Challenge, James Kouzes and Barry Posner apply their extensive research and expertise to demonstrate that anyone can be a leader, regardless of age or experience. They challenge high school and undergraduate college students to examine their leadership actions and aspirations. Your students will learn from first-hand leadership stories from young leaders like themselves around the world, helping them to deeply understand and explore The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership:

  • Model the Way
  • Inspire a Shared Vision
  • Challenge the Process
  • Enable Others to Act
  • Encourage the Heart

The book guides students through the concrete actions they can take to become exemplary leaders, from finding their voice and clarifying their values, to recognizing others’ contributions and celebrating others’ victories. The authors ask readers to reflect at the end of each chapter on their own leadership experiences and abilities now and for the future.

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Note from the publisher: This edition includes an access code so students can take the Student Leadership Practices Inventory Self Online, a brief, 30-question assessment to help them explore their own leadership behaviors and skills and determine the steps they can take to liberate the leader within and become their best selves. If you rent or purchase a used book, the access code may have been redeemed previously and will no longer work.

In this updated and expanded second edition of The Student Leadership Challenge, James Kouzes and Barry Posner apply their extensive research and expertise to demonstrate that anyone can be a leader, regardless of age or experience. They challenge high school and undergraduate college students to examine their leadership actions and aspirations. Your students will learn from first-hand leadership stories from young leaders like themselves around the world, helping them to deeply understand and explore The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership:

  • Model the Way
  • Inspire a Shared Vision
  • Challenge the Process
  • Enable Others to Act
  • Encourage the Heart

The book guides students through the concrete actions they can take to become exemplary leaders, from finding their voice and clarifying their values, to recognizing others’ contributions and celebrating others’ victories. The authors ask readers to reflect at the end of each chapter on their own leadership experiences and abilities now and for the future.

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Preface: Making Extraordinary Things Happen with Others xi

1 Introduction: When People Are at Their Best as Leaders 3

The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership

PRACTICE 1: MODEL THE WAY

2 Commitment #1: Clarify Values 22

Find Your Voice

Affirm Shared Values

3 Commitment #2: Set the Example 40

Live the Shared Values

Teach Others to Model the Values

PRACTICE 2: INSPIRE A SHARED VISION

4 Commitment #3: Envision the Future 66

Imagine the Possibilities

Find a Common Purpose

5 Commitment #4: Enlist Others 89

Appeal to Common Ideals

Animate the Vision

PRACTICE 3: CHALLENGE THE PROCESS

6 Commitment #5: Search for Opportunities 114

Seize the Initiative

Exercise Outsight

7 Commitment #6: Experiment and Take Risks 136

Generate Small Wins

Learn from Experience

PRACTICE 4: ENABLE OTHERS TO ACT

8 Commitment #7: Foster Collaboration 164

Create a Climate of Trust

Facilitate Relationships

9 Commitment #8: Strengthen Others 186

Enhance Self-Determination

Coach for Competence and Confi dence

PRACTICE 5: ENCOURAGE THE HEART

10 Commitment #9: Recognize Contributions 212

Expect the Best

Personalize Recognition

11 Commitment #10: Celebrate the Values and the Victories 234

Create a Spirit of Community

Get Personally Involved

12 A Call to Action for Young Leaders 257

Your Continuing Leadership Journey

Acknowledgments 269

About the Authors 273

Index 277

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JAMES KOUZES and BARRY POSNER have been working together for more than thirty years, studying leaders, researching leadership, conducting leadership development seminars, and serving as leaders themselves in various capacities. They are coauthors of the award-winning, best-selling book The Leadership Challenge.