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Relationships - Ecosystems, Comparisons, and Power
Title : Relationships - Ecosystems, Comparisons, and Power
Author : Debbie Keiser,Brenda McGee
Publisher: PRUFROCK PRESS INC.
Total pages: 98 pages
What are relationships? How do they affect students? There are many different types of relationships to explore and this series helps make this topic one that is meaningful to all students. The books in Prufrock's new Differentiated Curriculum Kits employ a differentiated, integrated curriculum based on broad themes. This all-in-one curriculum helps teachers save planning time, ensure compliance with national standards, and most importantly, pique their students? natural excitement and interest in discovery. By participating in the wide variety of activities in the Differentiated Curriculum Kit for Grade 3, students will discover the relationships around them and gain a lifelong desire to learn.In Relationships Book 1: Ecosystems, Comparisons, and Power, students will investigate the interdependent relationships between animals and plants. They also will learn about family relationships, peer pressure, fear, and power. Students will compare rules and laws with our rights and freedoms to determine the relationships between the government and its citizens. Each activity helps students explore relationships in depth and encourages students to gain a better understanding of the concept.
P. Vergili Maronis opera. The works of Virgil, with a comm. by J. Conington (H. Nettleship).
Title : P. Vergili Maronis opera. The works of Virgil, with a comm. by J. Conington (H. Nettleship).
Author : Publius Vergilius Maro
Total pages: N.A pages
Leadership in Times of Change
Title : Leadership in Times of Change
Author : William G. Christ
Total pages: 430 pages
This book addresses many of the issues facing new and seasoned communication and media administrators. Though there are business-oriented management and leadership books, there is no handbook--to the editor's knowledge--that emphasizes academic administration. This book fills an important gap in the literature by providing--in one place--interesting, important, and useful information that will help administrators by anticipating problems and suggesting strategies for the variety of challenges they face. This scholarly, anecdotal, useful, and very readable volume is conceived as an action handbook that contains philosophical, theoretical, and practical information. It is divided into three sections: background material, programmatic challenges facing administrators, and specific challenges facing administrators. It contains information that both the seasoned administrator and those faculty who are thinking about moving into administration will find useful. Although aimed at the communication and media disciplines, administrators in other fields will also find it valuable. In addition, deans and vice presidents outside the discipline who are responsible for communication and media programs will view the book a "must" read.
The Brain and Strengths Based School Leadership
Title : The Brain and Strengths Based School Leadership
Author : Sheryl G. Feinstein,Robert W. Kiner
Publisher: Corwin Press
Total pages: 208 pages
The authors connect current cognitive research with the challenges of educational leadership, outline four leadership styles, and demonstrate how to capitalize on your strengths.
Giving Up Junk-Food Relationships
Title : Giving Up Junk-Food Relationships
Author : Donna Barnes
Total pages: 220 pages
Are you waiting for someone to change back into the person you fell in love with? Do you fear you won’t find anyone better for you if you leave or let go? Are you confused about what went wrong? This book bottom lines how to make your relationships healthy, and more importantly how to tell when things have gone bad. New York City Dating Coach Donna Barnes lays out all the signs to watch for not just in abusive relationships, but also in dysfunctional and simply wasting your time liaisons. Junk-food! If you’re hungry for a great romance, Giving Up Junk-Food Relationships is valuable food for thought. Barnes uses illustrative client stories, multiple-choice quizzes, check lists and how-to lists to help you determine what to keep and what to throw out. You’ll learn how to read key symptoms of junk food like Constipation: holding in resentments; Heartburn: cheating, jealousy and insecurity; Leftovers: when the love is gone but you’re still addicted to the sex; and Binging and Purging: recognizing a commitment phobic. You might even be surprised to discover how you are sometimes junk-food. This Relationship Recipe will detail: * How to recognize and stop destructive dating habits. * How to spot and avoid waving junk-food (red) flags. * How to distinguish true love from true lust. * How to tell if you’re in a bad relationship and how to call it quits. * How to be comfortable being alone. * How to handle rejection gracefully. * How to improve your primary long-term relationship: The one with yourself.
Leadership and the Art of Struggle
Title : Leadership and the Art of Struggle
Author : Steven Snyder
Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers
Total pages: 206 pages
All Leaders Face Adversity. Exceptional Leaders Thrive in It. Leadership is often a struggle, and yet strong taboos keep us from talking openly and honestly about our difficulties for fear of looking weak and seeming to lack confidence. But Steven Snyder shows that this discussion is vital—adversity is precisely what unlocks our greatest potential. Using real-life stories drawn from his extensive research studying 151 diverse episodes of leadership struggle—as well as from his experiences working with Bill Gates in the early years of Microsoft and as a CEO and executive coach—Snyder shows how to navigate intense challenges to achieve personal growth and organizational success. He details strategies for embracing struggle and offers a host of unique tools and hands-on practices to help you implement them. By mastering the art of struggle, you’ll be better equipped to meet life’s challenges and focus on what matters most.
Innovations in Public Leadership Development
Title : Innovations in Public Leadership Development
Author : Ricardo S. Morse,Terry F. Buss
Total pages: 352 pages
This is the best single-source guide to leadership development in the public sector. It offers a wealth of advice for teachers, students, trainers, human resource officers, and established leaders. The all-original chapters include discussions of leadership frameworks, competencies for public leaders for the "new governance," and strategies for senior leaders in government.The book's wide-ranging coverage includes in-depth discussions of specific approaches to learning methods such as action learning and social artistry, as well as presentations of leader development models such as transformational stewardship and global leadership. The contributors present experiences from real-world leadership development programs, and the book situates leader development within the current trends of networks, collaboration, and boundary-crossing work in the public sector.
Title : Clinical Leadership
Author : Dickon Weir-Hughes
Total pages: 192 pages
The definitive guide to clinical leadership, by Dickon Weir-Hughes, the Chief Executive of the NMC. Dickon takes a unique slant on the teaching of Leadership and Management through an A-Z format, making this subject very accessible. The book provides a helpful and practical summary of the key leadership principles within healthcare. Dickon has drawn on his personal experience of the ‘sharp end’ of clinical leadership in a number of organisations. Utilising his experience as a leadership programme facilitator, mentor and coach. he understands the need for students and practitionners to grasp leadership concepts and terminology, to assess their competence against such a framework and to have some suggestions for taking forward personal development. This book fulfils that in and accessible and novel way.
Title : Church Leadership
Author : Lawrence O. Richards,Clyde Hoeldtke
Total pages: 428 pages
As the body of Christ, the church is basically an organism, not an organization. This fact is full of implications for the way the church organizes itself and the way leadership functions in the church. No book on church leadership has become as controversial as this one. Nor is there a book that spells out so clearly the scriptural implications of the present rule of Christ in the church and the calling of church leaders to be, first of all, servants. This is must reading for pastors, elders, church staff members, and students preparing for ministry in the church.
Title : Intimate Citizenship
Author : Ken Plummer
Publisher: University of Washington Press
Total pages: 192 pages
Solo parenting, in vitro fertilization, surrogate mothers, gay and lesbian families, cloning and the prospect of �designer babies,� Viagra and the morning-after pill, HIV/AIDS, the global porn industry, on-line dating services, virtual sex--whether for better of worse, our intimate lives are in the throes of dramatic change. In this thought-provoking study, sociologist Ken Plummer examines the transformations taking place in the realm of intimacy and the conflicts--the �intimate troubles�--to which these changes constantly give rise. In surveying the intimate possibilities now available to us and the issues swirling around them, Plummer focuses especially on the overlap of public and private. Increasingly, our most private decisions are bound up with public institutions such as legal codes, the medical system, or the media. What impact does the increasingly public character of personal life have on our sense of ourselves and on how we view our own intimate choices? To navigate our way through a world in which people�s private lives are so often subject to public scrutiny and debate, and in which the public sphere is increasingly pluralized and contested, we must broaden our understanding of what it means to be a citizen. Through the idea of "intimate citizenship," Plummer sets an important agenda for the years to come.
Social Citizenship Rights
Title : Social Citizenship Rights
Author : J. Espada
Total pages: 222 pages
This book criticises two rival views of social citizenship rights, as they are presented by two authors who are taken as representatives of broader currents of thought: Friedrich A. Hayek and neo-liberalism, and Raymond Plant and socialism. It is claimed that the alternative view presented here should still be regarded as liberal: it is part of an active view of liberalism, or a self-restrained constructivism, which should be distinguished both from neo-liberal evolutionism and socialist egalitarianism.
Title : Rare Leadership
Author : Marcus Warner,Jim Wilder
Publisher: Moody Publishers
Total pages: 240 pages
Revive your leadership. Grow healthy teams. See great results. Healthy teams begin with healthy leaders, and at the heart of this dynamic is emotional maturity—the quality the greatest leaders possess. Combining solid theology, cutting-edge brain science, and decades of counseling and consulting experience, Rare Leadership shows you how to take your leadership and team to the next level. It will equip you to: Cultivate emotional maturity in yourself and others Develop the four habits of R.A.R.E. leaders Promote a strong group identity Keep relationships bigger than problems Increase productivity through trust, joy, and engagement Whether you are burnt out or just looking to improve, when you prioritize people and lead from a secure identity, you’ll be amazed at the freedom you feel and the results you see. You can lead from a healthy place, respond rather than react, and build the team of your dreams. If you want to take your organization to the next level, it starts with you. Read Rare Leadership and be equipped to lead joy-filled, emotionally mature, relationally connected teams.
Title : Timeless Leadership
Author : Debashis Chatterjee
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Total pages: 224 pages
The timeless leadership wisdom of the Bhagavad Gita explained Although it was written well over two thousand years ago, the Bhagavad Gita ("Song of God"), a revered Hindu religious text, contains an immense wealth of ageless wisdom that speaks directly to the needs of today's business leaders. Timeless Leadership takes this unlikely resource and teases out important lessons on 18 aspects of leadership, from commercial vision to motivation, decision-making, and planning. Looking in detail at what the Gita has to say about these and other issues of interest to business professionals, Timeless Leadership focuses on one central point: that once the basic thought process of man is improved, the quality of his actions will improve as well, leading to better results. Uses an ancient religious text to highlight and explain key Western management concepts Explores the leadership ideas in the Bhagavad Gita and helps managers and leaders apply them to modern business life Weaves together the threads of wisdom from the Gita to shed light on issues and challenges for leaders at all levels Covering teachings and ideas that have only got better with time, Timeless Leadership adapts the wisdom of millennia past for today's business leaders.
Gaining Traction Field Guidefor Leadership Teams
Title : Gaining Traction Field Guidefor Leadership Teams
Author : N.A
Publisher: Chalice Press
Total pages: N.A pages
Leadership Sustainability: Seven Disciplines to Achieve the Changes Great Leaders Know They Must Make
Title : Leadership Sustainability: Seven Disciplines to Achieve the Changes Great Leaders Know They Must Make
Author : Dave Ulrich,Norm Smallwood
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Total pages: 288 pages
MAKE YOUR LEADERSHIP EFFORTS STICK Every day, thousands of people put great effort--and money--into becoming more effective leaders, through seminars, personal coaching, and employee development plans. These undertakings can do wonders to help leaders of all stripes improve their effectiveness. But not every leader finishes what he or she starts--and many revert back to less effective habits, often without even realizing it. How can you ensure that you stick with all the positive changes you have made? How do you make sure you don’t slip back into your old ways? Answer: Leadership Sustainability Dave Ulrich--the man BusinessWeek referred to as the "#1 Management Educator and Guru"--teams up with leadership expert Norm Smallwood to go where no leadership guide has gone. This dream team provides sophisticated, proven leadership sustainability ideas and tools that you can put to use immediately. Leadership Sustainability helps you turn good intentions into effective actions by mastering seven critical disciplines: Simplicity: Focus on the few key behaviors that will have the most impact. Time: Allocate your time so your calendar matches your intentions. Accountability: Take personal responsibility for doing what you say you will do. Resources: Support your leadership with effective, ongoing coaching and HR systems. Tracking: Develop metrics for measuring your leadership improvement. Melioration: Learn from your mistakes and demonstrate resilience. Emotion: Draw on deep personal values to keep yourself motivated. The journey to great leadership doesn't end with learning and implementing effective new skills. Great leadership is about consistency, and the drive for consistency is a never-ending process. Use Leadership Sustainability to ensure leadership greatness today, tomorrow, and for the rest of your life. PRAISE FOR LEADERSHIP SUSTAINABILITY: "Dave and Norm propose a practical approach to solving the problem of leaders turning what they intend into what they do. The seven principles provide a simple and practical way to get things done." -- Ram Charan, coauthor of the New York Times bestselling Execution "Dave and Norm do a great job about teaching leaders not just what to do, but how to make sure that they do it. The ideas in the book are insightful, specific, and actionable." -- Gina Qiao, SVP Human Resources, Lenovo "Finally, a 'how-to' book that is grounded in the real-world dynamics of leading organizations!" -- Dixon Thayer, CEO, HealthNEXT "Dave and Norm provide both an in-depth understanding of why we often fall short and a set of tools for getting on with it." -- Morgan W. McCall, Jr., Professor, Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California, and author of High Flyer "Leaders all over the world will celebrate Dave and Norm’s powerful new gift: the concept of Leadership Sustainability and its seven disciplines." -- Frances Hesselbein, President and CEO, The Frances Hesselbein Leadership Institute "Finally, we have two scholar-practitioners who correctly address evidence that one of every two leaders fails and offer solutions about proper execution that leads to sustainability." -- W. Warner Burke, Professor of Psychology and Education, Teachers College, Columbia University "Dave and Norm understand that one of the keys to success is disciplined continuity and sustainability--which constitute a required core competency among leadership." -- Kathleen Wilson-Thompson, Chief Human Resources Officer, Walgreen Co.
Excellence in Leadership
Title : Excellence in Leadership
Author : John White
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
Total pages: N.A pages
Short deadlines Not enough staff Tight budgets Personal attacks External opposition Internal conflicts A huge task Every leader faces these problems. But as Christians, should we solve them by using the secular strategies of best-selling management books? Or is there another way? John White says there is. Nehemiah provides the model we need for excellence in leadership. From the way he overcame obstacles, we find practical solutions for surmounting the problems we encounter. From the way he achieved his goals, we learn how to accomplish the work God has called us to. With the wisdom and biblical insight John White is known for, he shows how to be action-oriented and prayer-oriented, a firm leader and a servant, a realist and a visionary. This book confronts the crises facing leaders today. Here White inspires and guides us in our task. A book for present and future leaders.
Kinship Myth in Ancient Greece
Title : Kinship Myth in Ancient Greece
Author : Lee E. Patterson
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Total pages: 271 pages
In ancient Greece, interstate relations, such as in the formation of alliances, calls for assistance, exchanges of citizenship, and territorial conquest, were often grounded in mythical kinship. In these cases, the common ancestor was most often a legendary figure from whom both communities claimed descent. In this detailed study, Lee E. Patterson elevates the current state of research on kinship myth to a consideration of the role it plays in the construction of political and cultural identity. He draws examples both from the literary and epigraphical records and shows the fundamental difference between the two. He also expands his study into the question of Greek credulity—how much of these founding myths did they actually believe, and how much was just a useful fiction for diplomatic relations? Of central importance is the authority the Greeks gave to myth, whether to elaborate narratives or to a simple acknowledgment of an ancestor. Most Greeks could readily accept ties of interstate kinship even when local origin narratives could not be reconciled smoothly or when myths used to explain the link between communities were only "discovered" upon the actual occasion of diplomacy, because such claims had been given authority in the collective memory of the Greeks.
Rare Total Leadership: Leading with the Head, Heart and Hands
Title : Rare Total Leadership: Leading with the Head, Heart and Hands
Author : N.A
Publisher: Juta and Company Ltd
Total pages: 130 pages
Men's Book of Knowledge - A Simple Guide to Dating, Relationships and How to Get Her Back
Title : Men's Book of Knowledge - A Simple Guide to Dating, Relationships and How to Get Her Back
Author : Anthony Davis
Publisher: Anthony Davis
Total pages: N.A pages
Robert E. Lee on Leadership
Title : Robert E. Lee on Leadership
Author : H.W. Crocker III
Publisher: Crown Business
Total pages: 256 pages
Robert E. Lee was a leader for the ages. The man heralded by Winston Churchill as "one of the noblest Americans who ever lived" inspired an out-manned, out-gunned army to achieve greatness on the battlefield. He was a brilliant strategist and a man of unyielding courage who, in the face of insurmountable odds, nearly changed forever the course of history. "A masterpiece—the best work of its kind I have ever read. Crocker's Lee is a Lee for all leaders to study; and to work, quite deliberately, to emulate." — Major General Josiah Bunting III, superintendent of the Virginia Military Institute In this remarkable book, you'll learn the keys to Lee's greatness as a man and a leader. You'll find a general whose standards for personal excellence was second to none, whose leadership was founded on the highest moral principles, and whose character was made of steel. You'll see how he remade a rag-tag bunch of men into one of the most impressive fighting forces history has ever known. You'll also discover other sides of Lee—the businessman who inherited the debt-ridden Arlington plantation and streamlined its operations, the teacher who took a backwater college and made it into a prestigious university, and the motivator who inspired those he led to achieve more than they ever dreamed possible. Each chapter concludes with the extraordinary lessons learned, which can be applied not only to your professional life, but also to your private life as well. Today's business world requires leaders of uncommon excellence who can overcome the cold brutality of constant change. Robert E. Lee was such a leader. He triumphed over challenges people in business face every day. Guided by his magnificent example, so can you. From the Hardcover edition.