Leadership for the Common Good: Tackling Public Problems in a Shared-Power World

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John Wiley & Sons, 2005 M02 18 - 496 pages
When it was first published in 1992, the first edition of Leadership for the Common Good presented a revolutionary approach to community and organizational leadership in a shared-power world. Now, in this completely revised and updated edition, Barbara Crosby and John Bryson expand on their proven leadership model and offer new insights and guidance to leaders. This second edition is a practical resource for a new generation of leaders and aspiring leaders and includes success stories, challenges, and real-world experience.

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Part One Understanding Leadership in SharedPower Settings
Part Two The Process of Policy Entrepreneurship
Summary and Conclusion
Resource A Conflict Management
Resource B A Guide to Oval Mapping
Resource C Seven Zones
Resource D Forums Arenas and Courts
Resource E Future Search
Resource F Initial Policy Retreats
Name Index
Subject Index

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BARBARA C. CROSBY is an associate professor at the Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, University Minnesota, Minneapolis. She conducts workshops on, and has written extensively about, leadership and public policy, women in leadership, and strategic planning. A frequent speaker at conferences and workshops, she has conducted training for senior managers of nonprofit, business, and government organizations in the U.S., United Kingdom, Poland, and Ukraine.

JOHN M. BRYSON is a professor of planning and public affairs and associate dean for research and centers at the Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. He consults widely on leadership and strategic planning with public, nonprofit, and for-profit organizations in the United States and abroad. He is the author of Strategic Planning for Public and Nonprofit Organizations andCreating and Implementing Your Strategic Plan (with Farnum K. Alston), both from Jossey-Bass.

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