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Leadership Principles Of The Vikings - What You Need To Explore, Conquer, And Succeed As A Leader In Dark Ages

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As one of the most successful raiders, conquerors, and explorers of their time Vikings encountered unprecedented hardships, challenges, and uncertainty. The Vikings' ability to turn uncertainty into opportunity has a strong and relevant message for today's businesses. The Viking leadership cultures stands out from the other cultures in history by its well-defined and unique leadership culture.

The Vikings changed leaders as things developed and through group consensus always selected the most suitable leader for the situation in front of them. Ego, tweaking the truth, and self-interest, that are tenets of todays corporate world, had to be kept in check as they represented mortal threats in a hostile environment. The Viking had the ability to balance the need for individual freedom and unified collective action with the mutual benefits for everyone involved. Facing life and death decisions Vikings rallied their crew and made fast but well accepted decisions.

Their leadership culture enabled them to take on a superior force in sheer numbers relying on their ability, loyalty, and mutual bound. The Leadership Principles of the Vikings gives insights to how we one thousand years later can tackle fundamental change, volatile economies, and create effective lean organizations.

The Vikings had a unique approach to leadership that inspired, maximized, and capitalized on opportunities. These skills are crucial in a recession where many companies try to maximize the outcome from limited resources. The Leadership Principles of the Vikings tunes your skills to take calculated risks, identify the gains, anchor it in your team, and utilize the power of your team to execute.


Supervision And Instructional Leadership

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This leading text's emphasis on school culture, teachers as adult learners, developmental leadership, democratic education, and collegial supervision has helped redefine the meaning of supervision and instructional leadership for both scholars and practitioners.  The Ninth Edition maintains its comprehensive approach to supervision and instructional leadership and presents new and engaging material throughout. Chapters on knowledge, interpersonal skills, technical skills, technical tasks, and cultural tasks for successful supervision and instructional leadership are included, and the authors emphasize the importance of collegiality, understanding adult learning and development, reflective inquiry, democracy, addressing diversity, the change process, and community building. This is a resource that students purchase, use in class, and reference throughout their careers as educational leaders. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded video.

 

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A History Of African-american Leadership

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The story of black emancipation is one of the most dramatic themes of American history, covering racism, murder, poverty and extreme heroism. Figures such as Malcolm X and Martin Luther King are the demigods of the freedom movements, both film and household figures.

This major text explores the African-American experience of the twentieth century with particular reference to six outstanding race leaders. Their philosophies and strategies for racial advancement are compared and set against the historical framework and constraints within which they functioned.

The book also examines the 'grass roots' of black protest movements in America, paying particular attention to the major civil rights organizations as well as black separatist groups such as the Nation of Islam.



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