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Exploring Management, Third Edition by John R. Schermerhorn, Jr.

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“I have a Dream,” said Martin Luther King, Jr, and his voice traveled across generations. Visionary leaders communicate shared dreams and inspire others to pursue lofty goals.

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Leadership: A Leader Lives in Each of Us

Management Live

Integrity and Love Happens

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YOUR CHAPTER 11 TAKEAWAYS

  1. Understand the foundations for effective leadership.
  2. Identify insights of the contingency leadership theories.
  3. Discuss current issues and directions in leadership development.

Burke Ryan (Aaron Eckhardt) is a successful self-help guru. He travels around the country promoting his book and hosting workshops to help people overcome tragedies and move on in their lives. The only problem is that Ryan has not dealt effectively with his own tragedy—the death of his wife in a car accident.

While hosting a week-long seminar in Seattle, his former home, he meets eclectic florist Eloise Chandler (Jennifer Anniston). He also comes face-to-face with his father-in-law (Martin Sheen) for the first time since the tragedy. These forces help Ryan realize he can no longer live the lie. On the last day of the workshop, he makes a painful public admission that the accident was his fault and he has never forgiven himself. The audience erupts in a standing ovation as Ryan receives a tearful embrace of forgiveness ...

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