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Leadership is a practical and comprehensive guide to the art of leadership. As such, this title will be invaluable to those seeking foundational knowledge of leadership as a field of study. The purpose of this title is to provide students with an overview of good leadership skills and characteristics, and to illustrate how these can be applied to practical scenarios. In explaining the concept of leadership, it unpacks the basic theories, and clarifies the relevant principles and terminologies. Among these are topics such as ethical leadership, and what this looks like in practice. Leadership also outlines the criteria for motivation and good communication, and provides guidelines that should be followed when leading teams. Furthermore, it explores some of the challenges that may be encountered when leading diverse groups, as well as the influence that leaders have on their followers. Finally, this book illustrates how a business can construct a vision and strategic direction, shape its internal culture and values, and manage change effectively.