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Leadership and Motivation

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Insight into the interrelationship between leadership and motivation and will be useful to aspiring as well as practising managers.
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Leadership is a dynamic process in a group whereby one individual influences others to contribute voluntarily to the achievement of group tasks in a given situation. This happens only when a leader is concerned about motivating their team members effectively. The task is not as easy as it seems but if a manager understands their leadership role it can be achieved – thus ensuring concern for production as well as concern for people. This book provides an insight into the interrelationship between leadership and motivation and will be useful to aspiring as well as practising managers.

About the author

Dr. Manmohan Joshi, M.A., M.Ed., Cert. Educational Admin, Dip. HRD, Dip. Mgmt. (UK), MBA, Ph.D. (Mgmt.), has over 45 years’ teaching, training and administrative experience. He has worked as Principal of large and reputed educational institutions in India, Kuwait and the Sultanate of Oman.For his work on Innovative Practices in Value Education he was awarded by the National Council of Educational Research and Training, India.He is also the recipient of the Best Teacher Award from the Govt. of Tamilnadu as well as the Central Board of Secondary Education, India.He has presented papers at various national and international conferences under the auspices of UNESCO. He has also conducted various workshops for teachers, students, parents and administrators. The topics covered a wide area viz., Leadership and Team Building, Value Education, Administration Skills, Career Choice, Effective Decision Making in Administration, Effective Communication Skills, Interpersonal Relationships, Continuous Comprehensive Evaluation, Skills in Dealing with Managers, Secretarial Skills. He has also authored several books on different subjects.

  1. Theories of leadership 
    1. Introduction 
    2. Meaning of leadership 
    3. Types of styles of leaders 
    4. Other styles 
    5. Leadership in the workplace
    6. Theories of leadership 
    7. Trait theories 
    8. Style theories 
    9. Contingency theoris of leadership 
    10. Path-goal theory 
  2. Groups and group behaviour
    1. Introduction 
    2. Groups in organisations 
    3. Workgroups 
    4. Types of groups 
    5. Characteristics of workgroups 
    6. Group norms and group cohesiveness 
    7. Group dynamics 
    8. Importance of workgroups 
    9. Group effectiveness 
  3. Teams and team building 
    1. Introduction 
    2. Teams and synergy 
    3. Characteristics of effective team work 
    4. Factors for effective team work 
    5. Characteristics of high performance teams 
    6. Attributes of high performance teams
    7. Management and team skills 
    8. Team recognition
  4. Motivational theories
    1. Introduction
    2. Theories and theorist
    3. Chris Argyris
  5. Theories of motivation
    1. Introduction
    2. Abraham Maslow
    3. Douglas McGregor (1901 – 1964)
  6. Motivating
    1. Introduction
    2. Necessity for motivation
    3. Basic models of motivation
    4. Rensis Likert
    5. Frederick Herzberg
    6. Process theories of motivation
    7. Impact of motivation theories
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