Leadership and Team Building is a comprehensive textbook designed to meet the needs of post graduate management students specializing in Human Resources Management. It explores the key concepts of Leadership as well as Team Building through various examples and caselets. The chapters begin with an opening case which is carried further to the end of the chapter which also discusses questions based on it. Beginning with a conceptual background on Leadership with Perspectives of Effective Leadership Behaviour, the book discusses the Theories of Effective Leadership and Contemporary Leadership Styles. Further, it goes on to explain the concepts of Motivation, Satisfaction, and Performance. This is followed by chapters on Leadership Behaviour discussing their dimensions and assessments and Leadership Development which completes the first part, Leaders and Leadership of the book. The second part of the book Team Building and Activities deals with chapters on Essentials of Building and Managing Teams and Team Effectiveness. It also discusses the various Research Findings, Trainings and some Team Building Activities with their outcomes. The textbook concludes with Appendices on Followership and the Biographies of various successful International and National Leaders. Students of Management will find this book useful for its applications of theoretical concepts explained through illustrative examples, flowcharts, semantic diagrams and case studies with Indian context.
Uday Kumar Haldar
Oxford University Press Inc
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