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Kouzes, James M. 1945-

Works: 260 works in 1,088 publications in 12 languages and 31,434 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals  Case studies 
Roles: Author, Contributor, Narrator, Author of introduction, Other, Editor
Classifications: HD57.7, 658.4092
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by James M Kouzes
The leadership challenge : how to get extraordinary things done in organizations by James M Kouzes( Book )

219 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 13 languages and held by 8,144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When it was initially written in 1987, few could have predicted that The Leadership Challenge would become one of the best-selling leadership books of all time. Now, faced with the new challenges of our unpredictable global business environment, Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner--two of the country's premier leadership experts--have completely revised and updated their classic book. Building on the knowledge base of their previous books, the third edition of The Leadership Challenge is grounded in extensive research and based on interviews with all kinds of leaders at all levels in public and private organizations from around the world. In this edition, the authors emphasize that the fundamentals of leadership are the same today as they were in the 1980s, and as they've probably been for centuries. In that sense, nothing's new. Leadership is not a fad. While the content of leadership has not changed, the context has-and in some cases, changed dramatically
Credibility : how leaders gain and lose it, why people demand it by James M Kouzes( Book )

40 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examples of real managers in action, revealing the six key disciplines and related practices that strengthen a leader's capacity for developing and sustaining credibility
Encouraging the heart : a leader's guide to rewarding and recognizing others by James M Kouzes( Book )

36 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The number one motivating factor in worker performance is not monetary compensation but respect and recognition of personal effort. This work shows how to pin down the key to unlocking the high achiever
The AMA handbook of leadership by Marshall Goldsmith( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overview: Effective leadership is more crucial than ever before. In fact, the link between effective leadership and corporate health is backed up by hard data, as best-selling author Judith M. Bardwick explains in her contributed article to The AMA Handbook of Leadership. Study after study shows that leadership quality directly impacts employee commitment and employee commitment predicts an organization's financial success. You'll learn about this and other important research, trends, and perspectives in this one-of-a-kind compendium of original writings from some of the leading thinkers and doers in the field. There's not a single "system" for sale here, but a gathering of twenty-three succinct, on-target articles on what it means to be an effective leader today, as well as proven strategies for leading people and organizations to success. Read from: Maya Hu-Chan on the five most important skills required of global leaders navigating a multicultural, ever-changing world. D. Quinn Mills and Luke Novelli Jr. on how to astutely read the three primary executive styles in both Asian and Western context. Marc Effron and Miriam Ort on the trouble with talent management, along with ideas for radically overhauling the TM and HR functions. Joseph Folkman on thirteen ways to show you care about your people distilled from one hundred thousand 360 assessments. Paul Hersey on eight ways to mold Generation Y into high-performing leaders not just a remarkably high-maintenance workforce. Robert H. Rosen on four ways that leaders can use the anxiety caused by change and uncertainty in positive, productive ways. Fons Trompenaars and Peter Woolliams on how a "servant leader" approach can help your organization achieve a sustainable future. Packed with real-life examples, researched-based assessments, and probing analyses, The AMA Handbook of Leadership's brisk, stimulating articles give you a broad perspective on new leadership challenges and strategies including some refreshingly contrarian opinions and observations. Browse the book for a thorough overview or pick the best possible ideas for you and your organization
A leader's legacy by James M Kouzes( )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner explore the important notion of legacy and the critical questions any leader must ask him or herself in order to leave a lasting impact. In a series of 22 short essays, grouped into four parts: significance, relationships, aspirations, and courage, the authors explore the thorny and often ambiguous issues that today's leaders grapple with including why: People don't commit to plans, they commit to causes ; It's not the leader's vision, it's the shared vision ; There is no silver bullet ; How leading changes who you are ; How the legacy you leave is the life you lead. In what is their most personal work to date, Kouzes and Posner zero in on the core challenges leaders face and offer up a thoughtful and reassuring perspective any leader, or aspiring leader, will learn from and enjoy
A leader's legacy by James M Kouzes( Book )

22 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this book, the authors explore the question of leadership and legacy. They examine the critical questions all leaders must ask themselves in order to leave a lasting impact. These essays are grouped into four categories: significance, relationships, aspirations, and courage. In each essay the authors consider a thorny and often ambiguous issue with which today's leaders must grapple issues -- such as how leaders serve and sacrifice, why leaders need loving critics, why leaders should want to be liked, why leaders can't take trust for granted, why it's not just the leader's vision, why failure is always an option, why it takes courage to "make a life," how to liberate the leader in everyone, and ultimately, how the legacy you leave is the life you lead
The truth about leadership : the no-fads, heart-of-the-matter facts you need to know by James M Kouzes( Book )

13 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A fresh look at what it means to lead from two of the biggest names in leadership In these turbulent times, when the very foundations of organizations and societies are shaken, leaders need to move beyond pessimistic predictions, trendy fads, and simplistic solutions. They need to turn to what's real and what's proven. In their engaging, personal, and bold new book, Kouzes and Posner reveal ten time-tested truths that show what every leader must know, the questions they must be prepared to answer, and the real-world issues they will likely face. Based on thirty years of research, more than one million responses to Kouzes and Posner's leadership assessment, and the questions people most want leaders to answer. Explores the fundamental, enduring truths of leadership that hold constant regardless of context or circumstance-leaders make a difference, credibility, values, trust, leading by example, heart, and more. Shows emerging leaders what they need to know to be effective; fans of The Leadership Challenge will find a dynamic new look at the real challenges leaders face today. Drawing from cases spanning three generations of leaders from around the world, this is a book leaders can use to do their real and necessary work-bringing about the essential changes that will renew organizations and communities."
The Jossey-Bass academic administrator's guide to exemplary leadership by James M Kouzes( Book )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides academic administrators with a guide to developing the leadership skills necessary to motivate and inspire others within one's campus. Features real-world case studies of these skills in action and discusses how to ensure that one is always continuing to build one's skills
The student leadership challenge : five practices for exemplary leaders by James M Kouzes( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Derived from the classic leadership book The Leadership Challenge, Fourth Edition, this is a concise, focused primer on the Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership for students. Grounded in the same extensive research as the best selling The Leadership Challenge, this book uses examples and language to which students in higher education can relate. It also features reflective and critical thinking activities at the end of each chapter to help students engage in each of the Five Practices. -- Publisher description from (Oct. 3, 2011)
The leadership challenge by James M Kouzes( Recording )

20 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing on a wealth of new data, the book offers up-to-the minute insights into the organizational challenges inherent in our climate of dizzying change. Helps people to turn challenges into leadership and provides an excellent approach to continuous improvement
Kouzes/Posner the leadership challenge activities book by James M Kouzes( Book )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

ACTIVE Learning for Exemplary Leaders. The best leaders are the best learners. This evidence-based truth has been a foundational principle of The Leadership Challenge since it was first published nearly twenty-five years ago. In this new work, bestselling Leadership Challenge authors Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner team up with experiential learning expert Elaine Biech to bring today's leaders over 100 engaging activities designed to expand and accelerate their leadership development efforts. Grounded in The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership® model, The Leadership Challenge Activities Book in
A coach's guide to developing exemplary leaders : making the most of the leadership challenge and the leadership practices inventory (LPI) by James M Kouzes( Book )

14 editions published in 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Kouzes' and Posner's bestselling The Leadership Challenge has been the most trusted source for becoming a better leader for millions of executives. This new guide from Kouzes and Posner, written in conjunction with coaching experts Elaine Biech, provides practical information and tools for integrating The Practices of Exemplary Leadership into a coaching practice or program. Filled with best practices and success stories as well as worksheets and checklists, this comprehensive resource enables coaches to quickly and easily adapt their coaching regimen to include The Leadership Challenge and the Leadership Practices Inventory (LPI)"--
Making extraordinary things happen in Asia : applying the Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership by James M Kouzes( Book )

14 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Making extraordinary things happen in Asia focuses on the unique ways leaders in Asia have applied the five practices and documents their success with it. Using actual case studies and first-person experiences, the book examines the five practices framework, shows how the behaviors of individual leaders make a difference, and reveals what leadership in Asia looks like on a daily basis
The student leadership challenge : facilitation and activity guide by James M Kouzes( Book )

14 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book gives educators the flexible, modularized building blocks for teaching students how to apply Kouzes and Posner's Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership. The guide includes language, guidance, and activities for teaching each Practice and its associated leadership behaviors, as well as tips for coaching students through their leadership development. It also includes direction on using the Student Leadership Practices Inventory, advice for working with students using the Student Workbook and Personal Leadership Journal, and curriculum suggestions for different educational contex
Turning adversity into opportunity by James M Kouzes( Book )

14 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Leaders are no strangers to challenge. Over the last few years leaders have experienced unprecedented layoffs, dismal sales, dwindling retirement accounts, and the bankruptcy of once-heralded institutions. They've been threatened by sequestration, the possibility of a government shutdown, and the messy transition to a new healthcare mandate. Trust in leaders has plummeted, engagement scores are stuck in neutral or worse, and any recovery seems tepid at best. Yet even as the challenges mount, the best leaders remain resilient in the face of adversity. In this new work, Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner, authors of The Leadership Challenge, explore how leaders can bounce back from adversity and disruption in uncertain times--times like the ones we're experiencing now. Based on their years of research on exemplary leadership, Jim and Barry share: Six strategies exemplary leaders employ during adverse and challenging circumstances to create opportunities for making extraordinary things happen. One practical action you can take immediately to enact each of these strategies. The study of leadership is the study of how men and women guide people through uncertainty, hardship, disruption, transformation, transition, recovery, new beginnings, and other significant challenges. It's also the study of how men and women, in times of constancy and complacency, actively seek to disturb the status quo, awaken new possibilities, and pursue opportunities. Sometimes leaders have to shake things up. Other times they just have to grab hold of the adversity that surrounds them. Challenge is the crucible of greatness, and whether challenge comes from the outside or the inside, leaders make things happen"
The student leadership challenge by James M Kouzes( Book )

13 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This workbook is based on Kouzes and Posner's Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership as outlined in the book: The Student Leadership Challenge. Each module delves into the leadership practices and behaviors that will help students go deeper into the actual work of leadership
Great leadership creates great workplaces by James M Kouzes( Book )

6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book discusses the ways leaders can affect employee engagement, emphasizing how positive feelings about being part of the workplace strongly influence people's willingness to apply discretionary effort to their work
Finding the Courage to Lead by James M Kouzes( Book )

5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Leadership doesn't happen without courage. In fact, leadership might be defined as "courage in action." But the truth is that courage is poorly understood and not what you typically think. In their second original ebook, Finding the Courage to Lead, James Kouzes and Barry Posner offer a perspective on what ordinary leaders say about what courage is to them, and what their courageous experiences mean for the daily practice of leadership. Courage is one of those big, bold words. It has the reputation of being something way out there on the edges of human experience, commo
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Credibility : how leaders gain and lose it, why people demand it
Alternative Names
Kouzes, James

Kouzes, James 1945-

Kouzes, Jim

Kouzes, Jim 1945-

쿠제스, 제임스 1945-

쿠제스, 제임스 M. 1945-

쿠즈, 제임스 1945-

クーゼス, ジェームズ

クーゼス, ジェームズ・M

Credibility : how leaders gain and lose it, why people demand itEncouraging the heart : a leader's guide to rewarding and recognizing othersThe AMA handbook of leadershipA leader's legacyA leader's legacyThe truth about leadership : the no-fads, heart-of-the-matter facts you need to knowThe Jossey-Bass academic administrator's guide to exemplary leadershipThe student leadership challenge : five practices for exemplary leaders