The Leadership Challenge Workbook: How to Make Extraordinary Things Happen in Organizations, Fourth Edition

  • 1h 23m
  • Barry Z. Posner, James M. Kouzes
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 2023

A field manual for the gold standard in leadership development books

The world’s best leaders consciously reflect on their own behaviors and choices in an effort to continuously better themselves.

In the thoroughly revised and updated Fourth Edition of The Leadership Challenge Workbook, renowned leadership educators James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner deliver their latest update to one of the world’s bestselling works on leading others in organizational settings. You’ll find practical guidance on how to apply the insights from The Leadership Challenge to your daily life, as well as hands-on tips for communicating your vision, strengthening workplace commitment, building employee trust, and maintaining worker satisfaction.

Based on the insights of the Seventh Edition of James Kouzes and Barry Posner’s The Leadership Challenge, the hands-on experience of the Workbook engages you to examine and improve your ability to put into action The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership®. The revised Fourth Edition of The Leadership Challenge Workbook will help leaders in every organization to make extraordinary things happen.

About the Author

JAMES M. KOUZES and BARRY Z. POSNER are the bestselling co-authors of The Leadership Challenge, Credibility, The Truth About Leadership, Encouraging the Heart, A Leader’s Legacy, and over a dozen other books and workbooks on leadership. They also developed the highly-acclaimed LPI®: Leadership Practices Inventory® a 360-degree assessment tool based on The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership. James is a fellow at the Doerr Institute for New Leaders at Rice University and formerly the Dean’s Executive Fellow of Leadership, Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University. Barry holds the Michael J. Accolti, S.J., Chair at Santa Clara University and is Professor of Leadership with the Leavey School of Business.

In this Book

  • Introduction
  • How to Use This Workbook
  • The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership
  • Selecting Your Personal-Best Leadership Project
  • Model the Way
  • Reflect & Apply
  • Inspire a Shared Vision
  • Reflect & Apply
  • Challenge the Process
  • Reflect & Apply
  • Enable Others to Act
  • Reflect & Apply
  • Encourage the Heart
  • Reflect & Apply
  • Reflecting on Your Personal-Best Leadership Project
  • The Challenge Continues