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The Learning Advantage

Six Practices of Learning-Directed Leadership

Authors: Kayes, D Christopher, Kayes, Anna

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Highlighting the best in management learning theory and practices, the authors provide a comprehensive approach to leadership from a learning perspective. This exciting new book, from award-winning authorities on learning, describes how leaders gain the advantage when they cultivate learning in themselves and others.

About the authors

Dr Anna Kayes is Associate Professor of Management at Stevenson University, USA and Executive Development faculty affiliate in International Executive Education at The William Davidson Institute, USA. She has extensive executive education expertise and is a worldwide authority on learning and leadership. Her publications have appeared in outlets such as Journal of Management Education and Journal of Managerial Psychology. She holds a doctorate in education from The George Washington University.

Dr D. Christopher Kayes is Associate Professor Organizational Behavior at George Washington University, USA. His research includes numerous papers and consulting engagements around the world. He has won several awards, including best paper in 2004 in the journal Human Relations for The 1996 Mt Everest Climbing Disaster: The Breakdown of Learning in Teams. His paper Experiential Learning and its Critics: Preserving the Role of Experience in Management Learning and Education was one of three best papers for 2002– 03 in the Academy of Management Learning and Education. He was the first recipient of the award for the most significant contribution to the practice of management presented by the Organizational Behavior Division of the Academy of Management. He holds a doctorate in organizational behavior from Case Western Reserve University.

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'This is the first book to spell out the benefits of experiential learning theory for practicing leaders. Readers of this book will see how learning from their experience is essential to successful leadership.' - Dr David Kolb & Dr Alice Kolb, authors of the Kolb Learning Style Inventory and professors in the Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University

'Learning is at the heart of leadership. The Learning Advantage describes six easy-to-follow yet challenging steps leaders can take to move their leadership to the next phase.' Eric Jackson, MD, MBA, Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Director, Center of Immersive Simulation and Telemedicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

'The authors provide a brilliant and practical guide for leaders pursuing excellence, grounded in both research and theory. Easy to read, with engaging examples, any leader who aspires to improve and grow needs to read this book.' - Colonel Nate Allen, PhD, US Army

'The ideas, exercises, and practices contained in this book have been a part of our leadership development efforts for years. No leadership development program should be without these guiding principles.' Dr Natalie Houghtby-Haddon, Director, Center for Excellence in Public Leadership

'What is the leader's most important role? My experience and research shows that leaders must be responsible for creating systems of learning and growth. Dr Anna Kayes and Dr Chris Kayes have created a roadmap for leadership, talent management

and OD professionals to engage and prepare leaders for this role. Packed with ideas that the busy leadership development professional can immediately put into action. I wish I had had this resource when I first started my practice.' Dr Richard Ray, RODP, Managing Partner & Senior Consultant, Workforce Systems Design, Adjunct Professor of Organization Development


Table of contents (10 chapters)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Learning Advantage
Book Subtitle
Six Practices of Learning-Directed Leadership
Authors
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-30559-5
DOI
10.1057/9780230305595
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-57754-1
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-36729-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 194
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