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  Leadership Network
Leadership Network fosters church innovation and growth through strategies, programs, tools and resources consistent with our far-reaching mission: to identify, connect and help high-capacity Christian leaders multiply their impact.
Leadership Network’s “DNA” is to work directly with pioneer churches who are testing and implementing the new ideas that will drive the Church in the future.
Read these inspiring stories to discover how Leadership Network is helping innovative churches and church leaders better realize their vision and maximize their impact.
www.leadnet.org   (239 words)

  OBNotes.hlp and OBNotes.htm by Wilf Ratzburg. ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR. LEADERSHIP DEFINED   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Leadership is the process of influencing the activities of an individual or a group in efforts toward goal achievement in a given situation.
Leadership is that process in which one person sets the purpose or direction for one or more other persons and gets them to move along together with him or her and with each other in that direction with competence and full commitment.
Leadership is a development of a clear and complete system of expectations in order to identify evoke and use the strengths of all resources in the organization the most important of which is people Batten, J.D. Tough-minded Leadership New York: AMACOM 1989 p.
www.geocities.com /Athens/Forum/1650/htmlleadershipdefined.html   (2017 words)

  Leadership - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The whole structure of military hierarchies and the idea and the titles of an officer corps tend to re-inforce the importance attached to leadership and to the chain of command in the military.
The functional leadership model conceives leadership as a set of behaviours that helps a group perform a task, reach their goal, or perform their function.
In the path-goal model of leadership, developed jointly by Martin Evans and Robert House and based on the "Expectancy Theory of Motivation", a leader has the function of clearing the path toward the goal(s) of the group, by meeting the needs of subordinates.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Leadership   (7564 words)

LEADERSHIP is a dynamic relationship based on mutual influence and common purpose between leaders and collaborators in which both are moved to higher levels of motivation and moral development as they affect real, intended change.
The Hersey-Blanchard Situational Leadership theory is based on the amount of direction (task behavior) and amount of socio-emotional support (relationship behavior) a leader must provide given the situation and the "level of maturity" of the followers.
To determine the appropriate leadership style to use in a given situation, the leader must first determine the maturity level of the followers in relation to the specific task that the leader is attempting to accomplish through the effort of the followers.
ollie.dcccd.edu /mgmt1374/book_contents/4directing/leading/lead.htm   (3975 words)

 SEDL - Leadership Characteristics that Facilitate School Change
Leadership studies of the 1970s and 1980s once again focused on the individual characteristics of leaders which influence their effectiveness and the success of their organizations.
They contend that leadership is not found in one individual's traits or skills but is a characteristic of the entire organization, in which "leader roles overlapped, complemented each other, and shifted from time to time and from person to person.
Leadership was recognized as a complex enterprise, and as recent studies assert, vision and collaboration are important characteristics of effective leadership.
www.sedl.org /change/leadership/history.html   (2139 words)

 Encyclopedia of Leadership   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Perhaps more importantly, leadership is a challenge and an opportunity facing millions of people in their professional and personal lives.
The Encyclopedia of Leadership brings together for the first time everything that is known and truly matters about leadership as part of the human experience.
In addition, there are nearly 900 leadership programs in American post-secondary institutions and a growing number of efforts to develop leadership in high schools.
www.jamesstrock.com /encyclopedia_of_leadership.htm   (377 words)

 EFFECTIVE LEADERSHIP - the Art, Science, and Practice
leadership is the action of committing employees to contribute their best to the purpose of the organization.
Leadership is imperative for molding a group of people into a team, shaping them into a force that serves as a competitive business advantage.
And this is what results-based leadership is all about: how organizational capabilities and leadership competencies lead to and are connected to desired results.
www.1000ventures.com /business_guide/crosscuttings/leadership_main.html   (1417 words)

 Fedora Project, sponsored by Red Hat   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Leadership: DRAFT II We may still refine this document, but we expect future changes to be much smaller in scope than previous changes.
Leadership in the Fedora Project will be post-facto recognition of acting leaders, not appointment of people to start acting as leaders after appointment.
The leaders that we will recognize will be those who lead by example, whose goals as expressed in their words and actions are aligned with our goals (as stated in the Project Objectives and which we expect to refine over time), and who are willing to be officially recognized as leaders.
fedora.redhat.com /about/leadership.html   (1203 words)

 Leadership   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Leadership in the 21st Century requires a special skill set because of the changing pace of business, fluctuating market conditions, increased competition, and changes in the workforce.
Benefit from the advantages of a strategic leadership approach by adjusting/improving their behavior as a leader and seeing improvements in their employees as a direct result.
Ethical Leadership for the 21st Century is the fastest way to build a values-based organization where principles and values guide day-to-day decisions and employees avoid wrong behaviors and take active steps to do what's right.
www.trainingbuz.com /leadership.htm   (1186 words)

 What is leadership?
Leadership is applicable to all facets of life: a competency that you can learn to expand
for daily leadership tips to family, friends, employees, customers and even the boss, you will be remembered every day of the year.
A survey of 3,000 leaders and associates in 117 organizations reports that 63% plan to increase spending on leadership development programs that 75% of HR executives surveyed don't give a high quality rating to.
home.att.net /~coachthee/Archives/leadership.html   (1144 words)

 Leadership development and Gifted Students
Leadership has been designated a talent area in federal and state definitions of gifted students who require differentiated programs, yet it remains the least discussed of the curricular areas for these students in the literature, and it is not well defined.
Leadership in extracurricular activities has been found to be more highly correlated with adult leadership than with academic achievement.
Leadership is much more than being elected or appointed to a position, and it is acquired most effectively through practice.
www.kidsource.com /kidsource/content/leadership_and_gifted.html   (1395 words)

 SAGE Publications - Leadership   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Leadership is an international, peer-reviewed journal designed to provide an ongoing forum for academic researchers to exchange information, insights and knowledge based on both theoretical development and empirical research on leadership.
Leadership will advance the understanding and significance of leadership in the economic, political, technological and social relations of organization and society.
Leadership will be the leading scholarly journal in the field of researching leadership studies, at the cutting edge of the theory and practice of leadership and organization.
www.sagepub.co.uk /journal.aspx?pid=106128   (224 words)

 NSDC - Standards: About the Standards - Leadership
Distributed leadership enables teachers to develop and use their talents as members or chairs of school improvement committees, trainers, coaches, mentors, and members of peer review panels.
Principle-centered leadership introduces a new paradigm, one founded on the belief that there are certain "true north" principles-trustworthiness, trust, empowerment, and alignment-that should guide personal and interpersonal relationships and form the foundation of effective leadership.
Based on a 1998 leadership study commissioned by the United Kingdom's National Association of Headteachers (the equivalent of principals in the U.S.), results revealed several leadership qualities: values-led, people-centered, achievement-oriented, inward- and outward-facing, and able to manage a number of ongoing tensions and dilemmas.
www.nsdc.org /standards/leadership.cfm   (3409 words)

 Leadership Quotes | Leadership Quotations | Leadership Sayings | Wisdom Quotes
Leadership can be thought of as a capacity to define oneself to others in a way that clarifies and expands a vision of the future.
Those who are really in earnest must be willing to be anything or nothing in the world's estimation, and publicly and privately, in season and out, avow their sympathy with despised and persecuted ideas and their advocates, and bear the consequences.
The most dangerous leadership myth is that leaders are born -- that there is a genetic factor to leadership.
www.wisdomquotes.com /cat_leadership.html   (1274 words)

 leadership @ the encyclopedia of informal education   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Leadership can be explored as a social process - something that happens between people.
When you hear the word Leadership you may find yourself bombarded with images of the likes of Shackleton or Hunt battling against the odds, men of great achievements and, undoubtedly, great examples of good leadership.
'Leadership, for us, is not about influencing groups and communities to follow a particular person’s vision, but rather working so that people may come together, flourish and build better lives.'
www.infed.org /leadership/leadership.htm   (334 words)

 Military School Environment Promotes Leadership Development at Valley Forge   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Leadership qualities are fostered by this military school structure, which seeks to:
Leadership positions within the Corps are earned over time; students with potential for leadership positions in the Corps of Cadets are invited to return early each year to participate in Leadership Detail Training.
All cadets realize significant opportunities to exercise leadership - on the athletic field, in extracurricular activities, through service efforts, and in the classroom, as well as through the Corps of Cadets, Army ROTC, the Student Advisory Council, and Dean's Council, and other campus committees.
www.vfmac.edu /college_leadership.shtml   (372 words)

 Leadership and Professional Development Office, Coast Guard Headquarters
Combines the 28 Leadership Competencies with five responsibility levels that apply to all employees (worker, first-line supervisor, mid-level manager, senior manager, and executive).
The Unit Leadership Development Program is designed to assess a unit's strengths and weaknesses in relation to the Coast Guard's leadership competencies.
EPME is a continuum of leadership training that provides enlisted members with a solid foundation for a successful Coast Guard career.
www.uscg.mil /leadership   (378 words)

 leadership theories and models - Organisations@Onepine
It is a topic of constant study and discussion where everyone seems to have a view and where definitions of leadership are as varied as the explanations.
Their leadership comes from their compelling vision that draws in commitment and acceptance of change, and offers a potential for anyone to grow and develop with the vision.
The Leadership Traits of the Geeks and GeezersBennis on aspects of Leadership
www.onepine.info /lead1.htm   (619 words)

 Leadership Institute
The Leadership Institute's mission is to identify, recruit, train, and place conservatives in politics, government, and the media.
The Leadership Institute’s Campus Leadership Program (CLP) is looking for 70 dedicated young conservatives ready to fight for the future of America this fall and create a second year of record-breaking college activism.
This new one-day school is designed for conservatives who want to influence political debate using documentaries and films.
www.leadershipinstitute.org   (184 words)

 Overview of Leadership in Organizations
The concept of leadership is relevant to any aspect of ensuring effectiveness in organizations and in managing change.
To really comprehend the "territory" of leadership, you should briefly scan some of the major theories, notice various styles of leadership and review some of the suggested traits and characteristics that leaders should have.
The concept of leadership is like a big "elephant" and each person standing around the elephant has their own unique view -- and each person feels very strongly about their own view.
www.managementhelp.org /ldrship/ldrship.htm   (1491 words)

 Coaches Training Institute
The CTI Co-Active Leadership Program is a powerful experiential program designed to uncover, deepen and build on your natural strengths as a leader.
The program is designed to foster the development of an international community of peers and leaders (approximately 22 participants per group) who grow and learn together through a variety of experiences that include adventure-based activities, lively discussions, interactive exercises, physical challenges and ongoing feedback.
Retreat Five: Mastering Level 4 Leadership is an advanced leadership course available to graduates of the Co-Active Leadership Program.
www.thecoaches.com /leadership   (466 words)

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