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Leadership: Research Findings, Practice, and Skills

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Ideal for instructors who take a practical, skill-building approach to teaching leadership, this text balances theory with real-world applications. DuBrin, a highly respected author and consultant, incorporates current research on leadership and real-world business events from academic journals and popular periodicals. Leadership profiles focus on successful men and women ...more
Paperback, 518 pages
Published June 22nd 2006 by Houghton Mifflin (first published 1994)
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Timothy
Jan 23, 2013 Timothy rated it really liked it
This book was part of a Project Management course I've been taking. Reading what I did, I thought it had great insight into the role of a PM and how it is important to business. While I wouldn't necessarily have it in my home library, I was happy to have enjoyed learning what it had to offer.
Jaclyn
Read in college but decided it was worth keeping as a reference.
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Apr 10, 2008 Crystal marked it as textbooks
Interesting.
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Excellent reading
Ashley
This was the textbook for my "Leadership" course.
This book was rather boring and long-winded to me. I believe that some concepts were droned on about in such a way that pages could have been shaved off of the book size. The author repeated himself and at times, contradicted himself from chapter to chapter.
I think my main dislike with this book was the way it was taught in class, so no fault of the writer there.
I liked the quizzes and self assessments that peppered the chapter even if they didn
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May 25, 2016 Alejandra rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Loved the info regarding development at each trait, characteristic, attitude, & behavior. A book that will stay on my bookshelf.
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Apr 20, 2016 Rick Hunter rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: people that suffer from insomnia
This book had certain passages that were a little hard to understand, but for the most part, it was simplistic. It was repetitive in spots too. I'm so glad that I am done with this course.
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