Descripción o resumen: This book includes contributions from top scholars who outline the best leadership practices for the benefit of the practicing leader. Each chapter focuses on a specific area of leadership practice and ends with a set of "take away" best practices in each areaan executive summary in reversethat will serve as a quick reference for those who might want to peruse chapters, but still extract the best practices, as well as a summary for those who thoroughly read each chapter. The chapters are written by the most renowned leadership scholars who draw on their research to provide leaders with a comprehensive guide to the best leadership practices. - Examines how to select and develop leaders. - Contains information about the specific tasks required by leaders. - Outlines the best practices in organizational leadership. - Includes a variety of perspectives on leading in todays world.