This third edition is a thoroughly revised and updated versionof the bestselling text for undergraduate leadership courses. Thisbook is designed for college students to help them understand thatthey are capable of being effective leaders and guide them indeveloping their leadership potential. The Relational LeadershipModel (RLM) continues as the major focus in this edition, and thebook includes stronger connections between the RLM dimensions andrelated concepts, as well as visual applications of the model. Thethird edition includes new student vignettes that demonstrate howthe major concepts and theories can be applied. It also containsnew material on social justice, conflict management, positivepsychology, appreciative inquiry, emotional intelligence, and newself-assessment and reflection questionnaires.
For those focused on the practice of leadership development, thethird edition is part of a complete set that includes a StudentWorkbook, a Facilitation and Activity Guide foreducators, and freedownloadable instructional PowerPoint® slides. TheWorkbook is a student-focused companion to the book and theFacilitation and Activity Guide is designed for use byprogram leaders and educators.
PLUS! Each copy of Exploring Leadership, Third Editioncomes with an access code so students can take the CliftonStrengthsFinder, a 30-minute online assessment which hashelped more than eight million people around the world discovertheir talents. After they take the self-assessment, they'll receivea customized report that lists their top five talent themes, alongwith action items for development and suggestions about how theycan use their talents to achieve academic, career, and personalsuccess. In the book, the authors discuss the importance ofunderstanding oneself, and how using the StrengthsFinder assessmentwill help one do so. (E-book customers must prove they havepurchased the book to obtain their StrengthsFinder access code fromWiley Customer Service.)