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Leadership Skills Book in PDF Format


Successful team leadership has more to do with making a success of the team you have been given, rather than building an ideal team from scratch. This free eBook explains the core principles of team leadership that will help you get the best out of any team that you find yourself managing. 

Leadership Skills pdf

You will learn how to apply these leadership principles to three different types of team. Firstly, a project team where, even though you are not an expert in all of the technical aspects of the project, you are still expected to coordinate the team's efforts. Secondly, a support team where there are problems with motivation and high staff turnover. Finally, a high-level strategic team where you do not have any direct authority over the other participants. 

  • Team Leadership in the Workplace
  • Team Building Principles
  • Different Types of Teams
  • Leadership - Project Team Example
  • Leadership - Support Team Example
  • Leadership - Steering Team Example

"This book helped me realize what I was doing wrong when building small construction teams. I'm glad that I was able to take a lot of useful information from it."

Dominic Strauss
ADD Designs

This leadership skills book is available for download in PDF, Kindle and ePub format.

Leadership Theories Book in PDF Format


This eBook describes the ten most popular contemporary leadership theories. You can use these as inspiration and a potential toolkit from which you can develop your own leadership style based on your own personality, the task at hand and the team that you are leading. 

Leadership Theories pdf

One of the great challenges when it comes to proper leadership is balancing the various interests of those who you are required to lead. Not everyone is going to have the same goals and aspirations, even within the same business or organization. Therefore, it is the job of a good leader to reconcile all of those various interests and bring them together in a way that keeps the team working in the right direction. With good leadership, it is possible to bring everyone together in a common pursuit even if they have divergent goals among themselves. 

  • Action Centered Leadership
  • Blake-Mouton Managerial Grid
  • Dunham and Pierce's Leadership Process Model
  • Fiedler's Contingency Model
  • French and Raven's Five Forms of Power
  • Hersey-Blanchard Situational Leadership Theory
  • Tannenbaum-Schmidt Leadership Continuum
  • Lewin's Leadership Styles Framework
  • Path-Goal Theory
  • Zenger and Folkman's 10 Fatal Leadership Flaws

"I liked this eBook because it struck a good balance between explaining leadership theory and saying how it can be applied in my day-to day-work leading a team."

Callum Rawls
Project Manager

This leadership theories book is available for download in PDF format.

Leadership Models Book in PDF Format


This eBook describes the ten most popular contemporary leadership models. You can use these as inspiration and a potential toolkit from which you can develop your own leadership style based on your own personality, the task at hand and the team that you are leading. 

Leadership Models pdf

The role of 'manager' sound simple enough, but anyone who has ever served as a manager knows that it is far more complex than it might sound at first. Being a leader in any organization is a complicated and challenging task that can take on a variety of forms depending on the needs of the organization and the people that are being led. 

  • Mintzberg’s Management Roles
  • Lencioni’s Five Dysfunctions of a Team
  • Birkinshaw’s Four Dimensions of Management
  • Waldroop and Butler’s Six Problem Behaviors
  • Cog’s Ladder
  • Leader-Member Exchange Theory
  • Belbin’s Team Roles
  • Benne and Sheats’ Group Roles
  • Margerison-McCann Team Management Profile
  • The JD-R Model

"If you are in a position of leadership and want to be constantly improving your abilities (and who doesn't), I recommend taking the time to read this short book."

Rashid Ida
Engineer

This leadership models book is available for download in PDF format.

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