Competencies for Effective Leadership: A Framework for Assessment, Education, and Research

Ralph A. Gigliotti
Rutgers University, USA


Product Details
Format:
Hardback
ISBN:
9781789732566
Published:
28 May 2019
Publisher:
Emerald Publishing Limited
Dimensions:
192 pages - 152 x 229mm
What do leaders need to know? What must they do? During this moment of great change, complexity, and conflict facing formal and informal leaders across sectors, it has become increasingly important to understand the competencies associated with effective leadership, and to be able to apply the appropriate methods through which to develop, assess, analyze, and enact these competencies. 
Competencies for Effective Leadership: A Framework for Assessment, Education, and Research explores the many ways in which a competency framework can be used within an organizational setting as a model for assessment, education, and research. The Leadership Competency Scorecard, originally developed by Brent Ruben, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Communication and Executive Director of the Rutgers University Center for Organizational Leadership, is examined in-depth throughout this book. 
The expert contributors delve into the various ways in which this competency framework has been applied in the design and implementation of leadership development programs. They explore how it can be used as a self-assessment and improvement planning guide for individual coaching consultations, as well as a theoretical foundation for advancing leadership and organizational communication research. 
The Leadership Competency Scorecard continues to be extremely useful for the formal and informal leaders of today-and tomorrow. This interdisciplinary study of the model and its conceptual and applied applications are made relevant and accessible for leadership scholars, practitioners, and educators across sectors.
1. An Introduction to Competencies and Competency-Based Leadership; Ralph A. Gigliotti 
PART ONE: AN INTRODUCTION TO THE LEADERSHIP COMPETENCY FRAMEWORK 
2. An Overview of the Leadership Competency Framework; Brent D. Ruben 
3. A Two-Dimensional Approach to Preparing Leaders; Ralph A. Gigliotti and Brent D. Ruben 
4. Oriented Toward Development: Using the Leadership Competencies Scorecard for Leadership Coaching Conversations and Self-Assessment; Ralph A. Gigliotti 
PART TWO: SNAPSHOT OF LEADERSHIP EDUCATION CONNECTIONS 
5. Using the Leadership Competency Framework in the Study of Leadership in Digital Contexts; Christine Goldthwaite 
6. Preparing the Next Generation: A Leadership Academy for Doctoral Students Focusing on Competencies and Competency Development; Richard De Lisi 
7. Leadership Competencies of Young African Leaders: A Study of the Rutgers’ Mandela Washington Fellows; Ronald Quincy 
PART THREE: CONTRIBUTIONS OF LEADERSHIP COMPETENCY FRAMEWORK TO LEADERSHIP RESEARCH 
8. A Study of Critical Incidents in Higher Education; Brian D. Agnew 
9. A Study of President–Board Communication Competencies; Maria Dwyer 
10. A Leadership Competency Study of Chief Business Officers; Cynthia Teniente-Matson 
11. Conclusion: Main Takeaways and Future Directions; Ralph A. Gigliotti
Ralph A. Gigliotti, Ph.D. is Director of Leadership Development and Research in the Rutgers University Center for Organizational Leadership, where he oversees a portfolio of faculty and staff leadership development initiatives and leads research efforts focused on leadership, communication, and crisis in higher education. Ralph is the co-author of A Guide for Leaders in Higher Education: Core Concepts, Competencies, and Tools and Leadership: The Dynamics of Communication and Social Influence in Personal and Professional Settings.

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