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Leadership for the Common Good: Tackling Public Problems in a Shared-Power World, 2nd Edition

Leadership for the Common Good: Tackling Public Problems in a Shared-Power World, 2nd Edition

Barbara C. Crosby, John M. Bryson

ISBN: 978-0-787-96753-6

Jan 2005, Jossey-Bass

496 pages

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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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Preface.

Acknowledgments.

The Authors.

Part One: Understanding Leadership in Shared-Power Settings.

1 When No One Is in Charge: The Meaning of Shared Power.

2 Leadership Tasks in a Shared-Power World: Leadership in Context, and Personal Leadership.

3 Leadership Tasks in a Shared-Power World: Team and Organizational Leadership.

4 Leadership Tasks in a Shared-Power World: Visionary, Political, and Ethical Leadership.

5 Policy Entrepreneurship and the Common Good.

Part Two: The Process of Policy Entrepreneurship.

6 Forging an Initial Agreement to Act.

7 Developing an Effective Problem Definition to Guide Action.

8 Searching for Solutions in Forums.

9 Developing a Proposal That Can Win in Arenas.

10 Adopting Policy Proposals.

11 Implementing and Evaluating New Policies, Programs, and Plans.

12 Reassessing Policies and Programs.

Summary and Conclusion.

References.

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.