The book presents real case studies where the authors offer action learning methodologies grounded in various leadership theories. Whether you are a firm or skeptical believer in leadership development, the authors in this book, through their experiences and observations, illustrate how awareness, purpose, attitude, confidence, trust and mindset can play such a critical role in overcoming the toughest of circumstances.
Preface. Acknowledgments. SECTION I: BUSINESS LEADERSHIP IN COMPLEX TIMES: AN INTRODUCTION. The Dinosaur and a Duck With a Smartphone: Transcending Strategies to Win Over Millennials, Haytham Abduljawad. Marvelous Monday Mornings, Alain M. de Sales. Changing Hearts by Changing Mindsets: Reexamining the Leader–Follower Paradigm in a Global Franchising System, Rob Koonce and Kim Koonce. SECTION II: LEARNING THROUGH ADVERSITY: INTRODUCTION. Leading in a Multicultural Environment: Three Lessons to Live, Joseph Alessi. Pascal’s Pantry: The Unexpected Outcomes of Mission Work in the Dominican Republic, Tanya Morgan Benedict and Jennifer Moss Breen. A Western Leader’s Year in South Korea: Inheriting an Abandoned Cross-Cultural Team, Carly Speranza. SECTION III: EDUCATING IN COMPLEX TIMES: AN INTRODUCTION. Thoughtful Leadership: Reflecting on Assumptions and Group Identity, Sharon Holderman. Oasis in Crisis, Kelsie L. Abduljawad. Encouraging Shared Leadership to Support the Passage of a School Bond Referendum, Peggy M. Rupprecht and Blaine K. McCann. About the Editors. About the Contributors.