Perspectives on Leadership: A Synthesis of Types and Theories

by Joachim Ifezuo Oforchukwu



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 5/11/2011

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 142
ISBN : 9781456757496
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 142
ISBN : 9781456757519
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 142
ISBN : 9781456757502

About the Book

“The рurpose of this book is to diѕсuѕѕ the different aspects of leaderѕhiр traitѕ in detail .... Good leaderѕ are develoрed through a never ending рroсeѕѕ of ѕelf-ѕtudy, eduсation, training, and exрerienсe.” -From the Introduction In this insightful book, Dr. Oforchukwu explores all dimensions of leadership traits. He presents a paradigm shift in leadership. Thiѕ ѕhift requires thаt ѕuссeѕѕful leаderѕ оf the future will develор а greаter degree оf true leаderѕhiр ѕkills. The essential values of good leaders include integrity and honesty. Trust is an essential ingredient in Perspectives on Leadership. In this book, the author believes that leadership principles can be taught. This book would be used as a core textbook in Leadrship and Management Studies at Spiritan University Nneochi (SUN) as well as studies in Politics, Ethics, Business and Administration.

About the Author

Dr. Oforchukwu was a member of the Faculty at the Spiritan International School of Theology, Enugu, Nigeria. He taught public policy as a doctoral assistant in the University of Akron, Ohio, USA. He founded the Nursery/Primary School, which is now a Secondary School, in St. Patrick’s Parish, Awo-Omamma, Imo State of Nigeria. He is the founder of Ezinne Philomena Scholarship Foundation, INC. The scholarship scheme is designed to raise money for children’s educational needs, school fees, books, and uniforms. Joachim Oforchukwu’s heart and soul are completely devoted to helping those with little or no chance for a decent life, those with nothing, those with no future, all of which can be changed through education. Joachim graduated from Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA with a degree in Philosophy. He has Masters Degrees in Political Science and Educational Administration from the University of Akron, Ohio as well as a Master’s degree in Pastoral Theology. He earned a Doctorate in Practical Theology. He is currently on the State of New Jersey Psychiatric Advisory committee, Hammonton, in the United States of America. Dr. Oforchukwu is the author of many books including, “Towards A Just Nigerian Society” published in 1996, “Improving the Christian Marriage-Relationship in Our Society” published in 2000, a co-author of “Education Among Nigerian Youths: Can Our Educational System be Redeemed?”, published in 2002. The Implementation of Quota System and its Effects on School Dropout in the Federal Secondary Schools in the South East and South South Regions of Nigeria, published in 2006. His many articles have appeared in leading Journals including, the Spiritan International School of Theology Journal.