Exploring Leadership: For College Students Who Want to Make a Difference (英語) ペーパーバック – 2013/4/15
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Note from the publisher: Each copy of Exploring Leadership, Third Edition comes with an access code so students can take the Clifton StrengthsFinder, a 30-minute online assessment which has helped more than eight million people around the world discover their talents. After they take the self-assessment, they'll receive a customized report that lists their top five talent themes, along with action items for development and suggestions about how they can use their talents to achieve academic, career, and personal success. In the book, the authors discuss the importance of understanding oneself, and how using the StrengthsFinder assessment will help one do so.
(E-book customers must prove they have purchased the book to obtain their StrengthsFinder access code from Wiley Customer Service. If you rent or purchase a used book, the access code may have been redeemed previously and will no longer work.)
This third edition is a thoroughly revised and updated version of the bestselling text for undergraduate leadership courses. This book is designed for college students to help them understand that they are capable of being effective leaders and guide them in developing their leadership potential. The Relational Leadership Model (RLM) continues as the major focus in this edition, and the book includes stronger connections between the RLM dimensions and related concepts, as well as visual applications of the model. The third edition includes new student vignettes that demonstrate how the major concepts and theories can be applied. It also contains new material on social justice, conflict management, positive psychology, appreciative inquiry, emotional intelligence, and new self-assessment and reflection questionnaires.
For those focused on the practice of leadership development, the third edition is part of a complete set that includes a Student Workbook, a Facilitation and Activity Guide for educators, and free downloadable instructional PowerPoint® slides. The Workbook is a student-focused companion to the book and the Facilitation and Activity Guide is designed for use by program leaders and educators.
"Students have a chance to learn leadership theory in a personal, practical and interactive way as they experience this book. [Exploring Leadership] provides important background of strengths-based approaches and their application to school and work settings." —Connie Rath, vice chair and dean, The Gallup Organization
"This edition of Exploring Leadership will inspire students to engage in deeper self-exploration about why they lead and how they can make a positive difference through their leadership. The book provides a comprehensive treatment of leadership, complete with cutting-edge scholarship, applications, and reflections from students. I recommend it highly." —Carol S. Pearson, president, Pacifica Graduate Institute, and author, The Hero Within and The Transforming Leader
"There is a reason this book is in its third edition: It is a thoughtful and practical guide designed for college students who want to study leadership, perchance become leaders themselves. Most importantly, the authors offer critical advice to young, potential leaders for leading effectively in a rapidly changing world." —Jean Lipman-Blumen, Thornton F. Bradshaw Professor of Public Policy and professor of organizational behavior, Graduate School of Management, Claremont Graduate University
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This book is for an optimistic extremist in you.
The code for "Strength-Finder 2.0" or the MBTI is unnecessary.
The code allows you to take the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) to which they refer as the "Strength Finder 2.0." They may have changed a few questions, but having taken both tests, they are strikingly similar. This test is unbearably long, repetitive, and tedious.
The MBTI is one of the most common personality tests which tests 16 different personality types based on Carl Jung's theory, and is easily accessible online for free. This specific code allows you to send it to your teacher, and they offer different types of word combinations to "explain" your "special" strengths. If you have the opportunity to compare you results with others, you'll find your results are pre-generated and non-personal or unique to you.
I am not saying this is the solution for future leaders, but food for thought still filled the appetite.
"E-book customers must prove they have purchased the book to obtain their StrengthsFinder access code from Wiley Customer Service"
Wiley online chat support representatives would not provide the code. I had to call Wiley Customer Service (good luck finding the phone number). They provided the code and told me that they would tell their online chat reps to provide the code in the future. Here's the Wiley Customer Service phone number just in case: (877) 762-2974.