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Leading With Communication: A Practical Approach to Leadership Communication

Leading With Communication: A Practical Approach to Leadership Communication

By: Michael W. Gamble (author), Teri Susan Kwal Gamble (author)Paperback

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Leading with Communication, by bestselling authors Teri and Michael Gamble, prepares today's students to acquire the skills, develop a global perspective, and master the technology designed to enhance their visibility and credibility as leaders. This book provides an understanding of the leadership concepts and team-building strategies that business and professional communicators working and interacting in 21st-century organizations need to master. The text's skills emphasis, together with its focus on developing the global and technological competencies that support the enactment of leadership, promotes in students the ability to think critically and imaginatively and communicate effectively as they also learn how to inspire confidence, foster innovation and build an effective team. Leading with Communication addresses leadership from the students' perspective, facilitating (via various pedagogical features) in them the ability to express themselves, engage in visioning, build on glocal, global and technological experiences, and work collaboratively and creatively with others. In the process, students will hone fresh perspectives on how best to integrate skills and knowledge, build trust and elevate worker performance, and nurture their leadership and teambuilding talents.

About Author

Teri Kwal Gamble (PhD, New York University; MA and BA, Lehman College, CUNY) is a professor of Communication at the College of New Rochelle, a professional writer of education and training materials, and the co-author of numerous textbooks and trade books. Her most recent publications are the 11th edition of the bestselling text she co-authored with her husband Mike, Communication Works (2013; McGraw-Hill), and Leading with Communication ((c)2013; SAGE). Teri and Michael have co-authored numerous textbooks, including Leading with Communication ((c)2013; SAGE), Communication Works ((c)2013; McGraw-Hill), Sales Scripts that Sell ((c)2008; AMACOM), The Gender Communication Connection (Houghton Mifflin), and Public Speaking in the Age of Diversity (Allyn & Bacon). Co-founders of Interact Training Systems, a consulting firm that conducts seminars, workshops, and short courses for business and professional organizations across the United States, they also produce training and marketing materials for sales organizations. Michael W. Gamble (PhD, New York University; BA and MFA, University of Oklahoma) is a professor of Communication at New York Institute of Technology. He has served as an officer at and taught Leadership Skills for the US Army Infantry School during the Vietnam War. Teri and Michael have co-authored numerous textbooks, including Leading with Communication ((c)2013; SAGE), Communication Works ((c)2013; McGraw-Hill), Sales Scripts that Sell ((c)2008; AMACOM), The Gender Communication Connection (Houghton Mifflin), and Public Speaking in the Age of Diversity (Allyn & Bacon). Co-founders of Interact Training Systems, a consulting firm that conducts seminars, workshops, and short courses for business and professional organizations across the United States, they also produce training and marketing materials for sales organizations.

Contents

PART I. UNDERSTANDING LEADERSHIP1. Understanding the Leader in You2. Understanding the Leader's Ethical Responsibilities3. Understanding the Leader/Follower RelationshipII. DEVELOPING LEADERSHIP SKILLS4. Thinking Like a Leader: The Power of Thoughtfulness5. Perceiving Like a Leader: Paradigm Power6. Listening Like a Leader: Response Power7. Storytelling Like a Leader: The Power of Words8. Presenting Yourself Like a Leader: Understanding the Power of Nonverbal CommunicationIII. EXERCISING LEADERSHIP9. Leading the Way Through Conflict10. Establishing and Sharing Power11. Promoting Collaborative Problem Solving12. Influencing and Inspiring OthersIV. MEETING LEADERSHIP CHALLENGES13. Valuing Culture and Diversity14. Innovating15. It's About Social Networking and Technology

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781412994262
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 328
  • ID: 9781412994262
  • ISBN10: 1412994268

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