BUNDLE: Northouse: Leadership 6e + LaFasto: The Humanitarian Leader in Each of UsPeter G. Northouse (author)
Mixed media product Published: 30/04/2012
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We offer these texts bundled together at a discount for your students.Peter G. Northouse, Leadership: Theory and Practice, Sixth Edition. Adopted at more than 1,000 colleges and universities worldwide, the market-leading text owes its success to the unique way in which it combines an academically robust account of the major theories and models of leadership with an accessible style and practical exercises that help students apply what they learn. Each chapter follows a consistent format, allowing students to contrast the various theories. Three case studies in each chapter provide practical examples of the theories discussed.Frank LaFasto, Carl Larson, The Humanitarian Leader in Each of Us: 7 Choices That Shape a Socially Responsible LifeSusie Scott Krabacher, a former Playboy centerfold, devotes her life to helping women and children in the desperate slums of Haiti. Ryan Hreljac, at age 6, launches an organization to build wells in countries where water is scarce. Larry Bradley, a U.S. army major in Iraq, mobilizes an international effort to save the life of one local boy. Victor Dukay, himself orphaned at a young age, builds a center in Tanzania for children who have lost parents to AIDS. Inderjit Khurana, a teacher in India, creates a network of train oplatform schoolsoe to educate impoverished street children. How do seemingly ordinary people come to take such extraordinary action? Best-selling authors Frank LaFasto and Carl Larson embarked on a 5-year quest to find out. In this book, they offer a fascinating look into the origins of humanitarian leadership in the lives of 31 individuals. Based on their groundbreaking research, LaFasto and Larson trace a path of 7 pivotal choices. The path begins with connecting deeply and personally with the needs of others and culminates in leading the way for more people to get involved. The first 7 chapters of this book tell the stories of this remarkable group of leaders and describe their choices. The final 3 chapters explore the impact of 31 people on the worldAEs problems, the relationship between helping and personal happiness, and practical advice for getting started in a helping effort.In this inspiring book, LaFasto and Larson show how each of us can translate our own good intentions into good deeds--and enrich our own lives along the way. Please contact your Sales Representative for more information.
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Weight: 1016 g
Dimensions: 226 x 155 x 36 mm
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