Leadership for Older Adults: Aging with Purpose and Passion

Leadership for Older Adults: Aging with Purpose and Passion

By: Sandra A. Cusack (author), Wendy J. A. Thompson (author)Paperback

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This study tells the tale of two retirement organizations that reflect common leadership issues throughout the western world, issues that are emerging in many developing countries and have yet to be experienced in others. Wherever rapid population ageing is coupled with a view of old people as useless and a burden, challenging questions arise: how do we develop the resources and leadership potential of our ageing population? How do we turn old age from an expensive wasteland into a fertile period of growth and development?

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Preface. Acknowledgments. Part I: Introduction to Leadership. Leadership: Challenge of a New Age. Leadership in Retirement -- Who's in charge now? Prelude to Organizational Change. Mapping the Structure of an Organization. Part II: Portraits of Leaders and Leadership-in-Action. Carnegie Hall - Portraits of Power. Centennial Center - Portraits of Power. Three Leaders and How They Found Their Feet. Part III: The Practice of Leadership. The Revolution - From Power to Empowerment. Transforming Leadership. Back to New Basics. References.

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  • publication date: 05/02/1999
  • ISBN13: 9780876309315
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 228
  • ID: 9780876309315
  • weight: 317
  • ISBN10: 0876309317

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